Overall Health Index

People Index

3

96.1% of the residents in 01002 has health insurance.

Provider Index

89

There are about 2,252 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01002.

Hospital Index

23

The average hospital rating near 01002 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

35

Residents in 01002 travel 14.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

3

96.1% of the residents in 01002 has health insurance.

Provider Index

89

There are about 2,252 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01002.

Hospital Index

23

The average hospital rating near 01002 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

35

Residents in 01002 travel 14.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 01002 - Amherst, MA

The Overall Health Index in 01002 - Amherst, MA is 22, ranking 26,050 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 29,970 residents live in 01002 - Amherst, MA with a median age of 23.7 years. 12.3 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 10.4 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 28.1 percent of the residents in 01002 is currently married, and 61.3 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 23.8 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 42 percent of the population living in 01002 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 01002 is $4,077. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 01002 - Amherst, MA is approximately $1,290. That means the residents typically spend about 31.6 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

63.6 percent of the population in 01002 - Amherst, MA drive to work alone. 10.7 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 80.4 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 3.4 percent of the residents in 01002 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 3.12 members with about 1.71 cars available per household. Approximately 11 percent of the households in 01002 - Amherst, Massachusetts do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

22.5 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 83.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 01002 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.9 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 01002 - Amherst, MA would have to travel an average of 10.2 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Cooley Dickinson Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 2,252 physicians accessible to residents who live in 01002 - Amherst, MA.

Gender Ratio in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Gender (%)01002MAUSA
Male4948.549.3
Female5151.550.7

Racial Makeup in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Race (%)01002MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White78.378.973
Non-Hispanic Black5.77.412.7
Asian11.76.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.50.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.100.2
Other Race0.54.14.9
Two or More Races2.63.94.4

Median Income in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)01002MAUSA
Under $25,00026.213.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99920.914.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99910.714.718.3
$75,000 to $99,9991113.213.7
$100,000 and More31.243.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Livability01002MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,0776,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,2901,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)31.623.221.9

Education in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Education Level(%)01002MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education2.94.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma2.25.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent12.62527.5
Some College, No Degree11.316.121
Associate's Degree5.27.78.2
Bachelor's Degree23.822.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree4218.211.4

People Index

People Index in 01002

3

The People Index in 01002 is 3, ranking 32,330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 01002 - Amherst, MA

An estimate of 96.1 percent of all residents in 01002 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 01002 - Amherst, MA who have health insurance is 96.1 percent. 10.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 59.2 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 12 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 95 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 92 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Type (%)01002MAUSA
No Insurance3.9312.2
Public Insurance22.53533
Private Insurance83.574.366.7

Insurance Types in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Type (%)01002MAUSA
Employer Insurance59.254.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance125.46.2
Medicare1.63.54.6
Medicaid10.415.914.2
TRICARE0.91.12.7
VA0.10.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)01002MAUSA
Under $25,000929582
$25,000 to $49,999959584
$50,000 to $74,999959688
$75,000 to $99,999999791
$100,000 and More989893

Types of Insurance by Income in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00083366
$25,000 to $49,99952978
$50,000 to $74,99952982
$75,000 to $99,99912491
$100,000 and More21794

Insurance Rate by Age in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)01002MAUSA
Under 18979994
Adults (18-64 years)969684
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Disability Type01002MAUSA
Any Disability7.711.612.5
Hearing Disability2.43.33.5
Vision Disability13.33.5
Cognitive Disability0.61.21.3
Ambulatory Disability2.667
Self-Care Disability0.40.90.9
Independent Living Disability35.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 01002

89

The Provider Index in 01002 - Amherst, MA is 89, ranking 3,629 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 01002 - Amherst, MA

For the 3,689 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 241 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 01002 - Amherst, MA. An estimate of 11 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 3,111 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius01002MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents426238
Dentists per 10,000 residents8128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18223316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65314928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 01002

23

The Hospital Index in 01002 - Amherst, MA is 23, ranking 25,392 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 01002 - Amherst, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Cooley Dickinson Hospital103/5
Holyoke Medical Center153/5
Baystate Wing Hospital165/5
Baystate Franklin Medical Center173/5
Average Hospital14.33.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 01002

35

The Travel Index in 01002 - Amherst, MA is 35, ranking 21,440 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 01002 - Amherst, MA

6.5 percent of residents in 01002 - Amherst, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.71 cars per household in 01002 - Amherst, MA with an approximate average household size of 3.12 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 14.3 miles. 01002 - Amherst, MA ranks 11,612 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Cooley Dickinson Hospital with a distance of 10 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)01002MAUSA
No Cars1112.38.7
1 Car3535.432.9
2 Cars3436.537.3
3 Cars1311.214.1
4 or More Cars64.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Travel Method (%)01002MAUSA
Driving Solo57.27176.6
Driving with One Person7.267.1
Driving with Two People0.40.91.3
Driving with Three People00.30.5
Bus10.23.42.5
Taxi0.10.20.1
Train0.14.41.8
Walk12.24.82.7
Bicycle3.10.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 01002 - Amherst, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Cooley Dickinson Hospital10
Holyoke Medical Center15
Baystate Wing Hospital16

Work Travel Time in 01002 - Amherst, MA

Average Travel Time01002MAUSA
Less than 10 min.21.320.423.3
10 to 14 min.26.913.215.3
15 to 19 min.18.51314.6
20 to 24 min.10.15.96.4
25 to 29 min.3.614.113.7
30 to 34 min.6.53.32.9
35 to 44 min.5.315.312
45 to 59 min.4.49.26.2
60 or more min.3.43.22.7
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