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See what Amherst, NH has to offer.

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It's green, there are bike lanes, the school district is the best of California, there is a beautiful public library (1 over 5 here in town) nearby, there are a few public parks nearby.

Great restaurants and entertainment options within walking distance. Young and older population interacting. College town feel. Many families with young kids. Lots of playgrounds and parks.

Demographics

Education

High School

10%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

36%

Master's

25%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

21%

4 people

20%

5 people

8%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

14%

50-100k

20%

100-150k

29%

150-200k

17%

200k+

20%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

11%

20-45

22%

45-65

35%

65+

18%

Rent Ranges

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Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,197-4%
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Cambridge$3,0690%
Brighton$2,971+56%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
Brookline$2,788+13%
Somerville$2,750+28%
Allston$2,350+9%
Dorchester$2,288--
Roxbury$1,9000%
Nashua$1,860+20%
Newton$1,8500%
Worcester$1,611+1%
Lowell$1,350-5%
Manchester$950-37%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$4,708-13%
Boston$3,939-4%
Roxbury$3,750+26%
Cambridge$3,671+4%
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
Brighton$3,262+30%
Dorchester$3,166--
Somerville$2,995-4%
South Boston$2,937+1%
Brookline$2,886+7%
Newton$2,750-12%
Allston$2,675-15%
Nashua$2,075+19%
Lowell$2,009+6%
Worcester$1,812+15%
Manchester$1,750-4%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$5,267+6%
Allston$4,925+16%
Cambridge$4,772+1%
Brighton$4,638+72%
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Brookline$4,032+10%
Roxbury$3,966+7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
Somerville$3,637-2%
Dorchester$3,464--
South Boston$3,447-2%
Newton$3,000-20%
Lowell$2,324-1%
Nashua$2,312+6%
Worcester$2,174+12%
Manchester$2,130+5%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

32%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

16%

Schools

Top Schools in Amherst

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About

Amherst, NH

Overview of Amherst

Located in the southern tier of New Hampshire and full of a rich colonial history, the town of Amherst is one of the best places in the state to live. Although it has many desirable rural amenities, including scenic New England landscapes and a small-town atmosphere, Amherst is a growing suburban community with a bright future.

Conveniently nestled between Manchester and Nashua - the two largest cities in the state - there are plenty of urban qualities just a short drive away as well. If you are looking for a family-friendly community, you have come to the right place. People who live in Amherst apartments for rent enjoy great schools and a youthful personality, as the average age here is younger than 40, according to City-Data.

Living in Amherst, NH

Amherst was first chartered in 1728 - making it one of the oldest communities in New England. The town was named after General Jeffrey Amherst, one of the commanders-in-chief of the British forces in America during the colonial area. Many of the historical buildings are still well-preserved, showing the rich culture of the town as well as its beauty.

Today, the town is home to more than 11,900 people, according to City-Data. Residents here enjoy a median household income that is more than $47,000 above the state average, making it one of the most prosperous places in New Hampshire to live. The town also enjoys a remarkably low unemployment and crime rate, and many of the residents here are married.

Amherst Attractions and Special Events

The town of Amherst has three major celebrations that happen each year on the town green - the epicenter of the area, including Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and the Tree Lighting Festival. Perhaps the most popular is the city's large Fourth of July celebration - since the town is so steeped in colonial history.

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Nashua, NH 10.4 miles$2,075$2,312
Manchester, NH 12.7 miles$1,750$2,130
Milford, NH 2.2 miles$1,711$1,875
Merrimack, NH 6.7 miles$2,273$2,669
Lowell, MA 22.2 miles$2,009$2,324
Concord, NH 24.4 miles$1,405$1,650
Bedford, NH 8.1 miles$1,750$2,200
Salem, NH 22.1 miles$2,437$3,132
Derry, NH 15.2 miles$1,803$3,882
Londonderry, NH 12.7 miles$1,837$2,275