Zip Code 01002 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAmherst
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hampshire
Secondary County: Franklin
Area Code413
Alternate Zip Code NamesCUSHMAN
PELHAM
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesSOUTH AMHERST
Current Population:29049
Racial Majority:White 73.5%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.7%
Unemployment Rate:2.4%
Median Household Income$55675
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80490
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range197 - 1125 ft.
Area58 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.37602997, -72.45149994

Zip Code 01002 Description

Zip Code 01002 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Springfield, MA metro area. Zip code 01002 is primarily located in Hampshire County. Portions of 01002 are also located in Franklin County. The official US Postal Service name for 01002 is AMHERST, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01002 are contained within or border the city limits of Amherst Center, MA, South Amherst, MA, and North Amherst, MA. The area code for zip code 01002 is 413. 01002 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01002 is 2.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01002 decreased to 29049 from 36794 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01002 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01002 public schools is White. 31.6% of students in 01002 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21934 73.5% 21439 +2%
 Black Or African American 1309 4.39% 1296 +1%
 Hispanic 2252 7.55% 2283 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.31% 38 +142%
 Asian 3452 11.57% 2948 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 101 0.15% 101 -56%
 Two Or More Races 934 2.55% 934 -19%

Zip Code 01002 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.7%
 Black Or African American 7.9%
 Hispanic 15.5%
 Asian 11.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 8.6%

Zip Code 01002 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2904936794
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households9910
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$55675
Income Under $50K Per Year46.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.90%
01002 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$357918
Average Real Estate Sale Price$328314
Current Unemployment Level 2.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59a - Connecticut Valley
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 01002 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)11142333445359564836281835
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658707883817362493859
Avg Precip (In.)3.82.923.723.94.123.924.044.174.064.023.993.5746.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Springfield, MA
CBSA Type01002
CBSA Population691379
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours