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Average rent in Amherst, MA

$1,922/mo Amherst, MA average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Amherst, MA is $1,922.

Amherst, MA apartment rent ranges

About 30% of apartment rents in Amherst, MA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 44% of apartments. Around 22% of Amherst’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Amherst, MA rent trends

Getting around in Amherst, MA

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Amherst, MA last updated?

Prices and availability in Amherst, MA were last updated on 26 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Amherst, MA?

The best apartments in Amherst, MA are: North Square Apartments at The Mill District, Rolling Green Apartments and Hawkins Meadow.

What is the average rent in Amherst, MA?

The average rent in Amherst, MA is $1,922. Start your search for apartments in Amherst, MA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA is between $1,540 and $4,450. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Amherst, MA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA is between $1,540 and $4,985. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Amherst, MA is between $2,040 and $5,200. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Amherst, MA.

What type of rental buildings are in Amherst, MA?

In Amherst 52% of the housing is rented out compared to 48% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 8% of Amherst’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 80% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 12% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Amherst, MA?

The average age of rental buildings in Amherst is 0 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 0 stories, of which none are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Amherst, MA?

Rental apartments in Amherst come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 0% of all rentals in Amherst. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Amherst, MA demographics

Amherst, MA has a population of 26,733 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,707 of Amherst’s residents are women and 13,026 are men. The median age of those who live in Amherst, MA is 23.

Amherst, MA households

  • 2,328 Family
    2,445 Non-family
  • 1,142 Children
    3,632 No Children
  • 4,774Total Number of Households
  • 2.38Average People Per Household
  • $65,013Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 4,774 households in Amherst, MA. 2,328 are family households and 2,445 are non-family households. There are 1,142 households with children in Amherst and 3,632 households without children. On average, about 2.38 people live in a household in Amherst, MA.

Amherst, MA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Amherst, MA is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 20% completed some high school, 11% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 24% have a Bachelor Degree, and 36% have a Graduate Degree.

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