Livability Awards

F Amherst Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
F Amherst Cost of Living Cost of living is 22% higher than New Hampshire
Amherst
13737% more expensive than the US average
New Hampshire
11313% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Amherst cost of living
A+ Amherst Crime Total crime is 17% lower than New Hampshire
Total crime
1,18454% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8554% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-1%Year over year crime is down
Amherst crime
A+ Amherst Employment Household income is 92% higher than New Hampshire
Median household income
$131,450138% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$85,232186% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%62% lower than the US average
Amherst employment
C- Amherst Housing Home value is 58% higher than New Hampshire
Median home value
$378,600105% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$0100% lower than the US average
Home ownership
86%35% higher than the US average
Amherst real estate or Amherst rentals
A+ Amherst Schools HS graduation rate is 11% higher than New Hampshire
High school grad. rates
98%18% higher than the US average
School test scores
66%33% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Amherst K-12 schools

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      Source: The Amherst, NH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).