In 2017, South Amherst, MA had a population of 5.41k people with a median age of 23.8 and a median household income of $51,434. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Amherst, MA grew from 5,283 to 5,411, a 2.42% increase and its median household income grew from $48,750 to $51,434, a 5.51% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Amherst, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.3%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.94%), and White (Hispanic) (2.62%). N/A% of the people in South Amherst, MA speak a non-English language, and 82.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Amherst, MA are Hampshire College (295 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in South Amherst, MA is $309,800, and the homeownership rate is 44.6%. Most people in South Amherst, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in South Amherst, MA is 2 cars per household.