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Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amherst, Hampshire County Massachusetts 01002 5-Digit ZCTA [Data based on a sample.]

Amherst Real Estate & Neighborhood Housing Data
Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

          Total housing units 10,177 100.0   OCCUPANTS PER ROOM    
UNITS IN STRUCTURE                 Occupied housing units 9,904 100.0
1-unit, detached 4,797 47.1   1.00 or less 9,551 96.4
1-unit, attached 550 5.4   1.01 to 1.50 135 1.4
2 units 639 6.3   1.51 or more 218 2.2
3 or 4 units 1,066 10.5        
5 to 9 units 1,089 10.7             Specified owner-occupied units 4,037 100.0
10 to 19 units 1,122 11.0   VALUE    
20 or more units 897 8.8   Less than $50,000 19 0.5
Mobile home 13 0.1   $50,000 to $99,999 137 3.4
Boat, RV, van, etc. 4 0.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,093 27.1
        $150,000 to $199,000 1,294 32.1
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT       $200,000 to $299,999 1,017 25.2
1999 to March 2000 40 0.4   $300,000 to $499,999 428 10.6
1995 to 1998 250 2.5   $500,000 to $999,999 49 1.2
1990 to 1994 636 6.2   $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0
1980 to 1989 1,594 15.7   Median (dollars) 178,200 (X)
1970 to 1979 2,616 25.7        
1960 to 1969 1,918 18.8   MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED    
1940 to 1959 1,193 11.7    MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
1939 or earlier 1,930 19.0   With a mortgage 2,932 72.6
             Less than $300 0 0.0
 ROOMS            $300 to $499 49 1.2
1 room 292 2.9        $500 to $699 159 3.9
2 rooms 862 8.5        $700 to $999 381 9.4
3 rooms 1,204 11.8        $1,000 to $1,499 1,154 28.6
4 rooms 1,544 15.2        $1,500 to $1,999 685 17.0
5 rooms 1,516 14.9        $2,000 or more 504 12.5
6 rooms 1,344 13.2        Median (dollars) 1,374 (X)
7 rooms 1,396 13.7   Not mortgaged 1,105 27.4
8 rooms 924 9.1        Median (dollars) 470 (X)
9 or more rooms 1,095 10.8        
Median (rooms) 5.3 (X)   SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS    
         AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD    
          Occupied Housing Units 9,904 100.0    INCOME IN 1999    
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT       Less than 15 percent 1,482 36.7
1999 to March 2000 3,028 30.6   15 to 19 percent 826 20.5
1995 to 1998 2,381 24.0   20 to 24 percent 592 14.7
1990 to 1994 1,500 15.1   25 to 29 percent 378 9.4
1980 to 1989 1,432 14.5   30 to 34 percent 139 3.4
1970 to 1979 806 8.1   35 percent or more 590 14.6
1969 or earlier 757 7.6   Not computed 30 0.7
             
VEHICLES AVAILABLE                 Specified renter-occupied units 5,095 100.0
None 823 8.3   GROSS RENT    
1 3,956 39.9   Less than $200 260 5.1
2 3,714 37.5   $200 to $299 131 2.6
3 or more 1,411 14.2   $300 to $499 508 10.0
        $500 to $749 1,910 37.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL       $750 to $999 1,122 22.0
Utility Gas 1,932 19.5   $1,000 to $1,499 748 14.7
Bottled, Tank, or LP gas 605 6.1   $1,500 or more 226 4.4
Electricity 3,119 31.5   No cash rent 190 3.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 3,896 39.3   Median (dollars) 688 (X)
Coal or coke 0 0.0        
Wood 269 2.7   GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF    
Solar energy 10 0.1    HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999    
Other fuel 61 0.6   Less than 15 percent 715 14.0
No fuel used 12 0.1   15 to 19 percent 514 10.1
        20 to 24 percent 440 8.6
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS       25 to 29 percent 494 9.7
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 37 0.4   30 to 34 percent 277 5.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 62 0.6   35 percent or more 2,423 47.6
No telephone service 44 0.4   Not computed 232 4.6
 
Date: May 3, 2004
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

This data is from the US Bureau of the Census. For more information or inquiries, please visit the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.
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