Amherst, New Hampshire 

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Population

11,261

24% Growth

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$115,898

Avg. Home Price

$366,400

Best Places to Live in Amherst, New Hampshire

Small cities - Southern New Hampshire along U.S. 3 corridor
Pros
-Educated population
-Attractive downtowns
-Favorable tax climate
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Long commutes
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Amherst, NH
 $397,000 
340 Boston Post Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2571 SqFt
 $397,000 
340 Boston Post Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2571 SqFt
 $429,000 
16 Homestead Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2702 SqFt
 $352,000 
302 Boston Post Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2522 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Manchester-Nashua Metro Area

Nashua has grown up and prospered as a commuter suburb to Boston and its prosperous northern suburbs, offering the best of small-city living, tax climate, and considerably cheaper homes at the expense of long commutes across the Massachusetts border. The lack of a sales tax brings shoppers across the border from northern Massachusetts, leading to a larger retail infrastructure than one might expect. A new commuter rail service will strengthen Nashua’s role as a bedroom community. The story isn’t all about commuters- there is a considerable business presence in the area, with corporate names like Oracle, HP, Nashua Corporation (office machines) and Lockheed Martin operating large facilities. Workers at these facilities will find commutes a non-issue.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New Hampshire
County: Hillsborough
Metro Area: Manchester-Nashua Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Amherst
Zip Codes: 03031
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 130 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Amherst is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Amherst jobs have increased by 1.06%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst's cost of living is 36.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Amherst's Cost of Living

VOTING
Hillsborough county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Amherst's population is 11,261 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.18%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Amherst is $366,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.38%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Amherst

SCHOOLS
Amherst public schools spend $17,544 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Amherst. Learn More...


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ZIP CODES IN AMHERST, NEW HAMPSHIRE
03031

NEW LISTINGS IN AMHERST NH
$397,000
340 Boston Post Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$429,000
16 Homestead Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$352,000
302 Boston Post Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$359,900
18 Dodge Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$389,900
16 Bloody Brook Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$429,900
9 Chandler Ln
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 |

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