Overall Health Index

People Index

11

97.4% of the residents in 01003 has health insurance.

Provider Index

85

There are about 2,076 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01003.

Hospital Index

34

The average hospital rating near 01003 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

34

Residents in 01003 travel 13.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

11

97.4% of the residents in 01003 has health insurance.

Provider Index

85

There are about 2,076 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01003.

Hospital Index

34

The average hospital rating near 01003 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

34

Residents in 01003 travel 13.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 01003 - Amherst, MA

The Overall Health Index in 01003 - Amherst, MA is 28, ranking 23,722 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 11,296 residents live in 01003 - Amherst, MA with a median age of 19.9 years. 0.6 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 0 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 0.3 percent of the residents in 01003 is currently married, and 99.7 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 2.5 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 9.9 percent of the population living in 01003 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 01003 is $5,348. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 01003 - Amherst, MA is approximately $1,150. That means the residents typically spend about 21.5 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

20.5 percent of the population in 01003 - Amherst, MA drive to work alone. 4.1 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 92 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 1.8 percent of the residents in 01003 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.73 members with about 1.15 cars available per household. Approximately 0 percent of the households in 01003 - 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.

6.9 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 91.4 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 01003 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 01003 - Amherst, MA would have to travel an average of 7.8 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Cooley Dickinson Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 2,076 physicians accessible to residents who live in 01003 - Amherst, MA.

Gender Ratio in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Gender (%)01003MAUSA
Male5048.549.3
Female5051.550.7

Racial Makeup in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Race (%)01003MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White7778.973
Non-Hispanic Black5.87.412.7
Asian13.66.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.30.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.14.14.9
Two or More Races2.13.94.4

Median Income in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)01003MAUSA
Under $25,00088.113.516.9
$25,000 to $49,999014.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99911.914.718.3
$75,000 to $99,999013.213.7
$100,000 and More043.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Livability01003MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)5,3486,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1501,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.523.221.9

Education in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Education Level(%)01003MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education04.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma24.85.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent5.82527.5
Some College, No Degree5716.121
Associate's Degree07.78.2
Bachelor's Degree2.522.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree9.918.211.4

People Index

People Index in 01003

11

The People Index in 01003 is 11, ranking 29,691 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 01003 - Amherst, MA

An estimate of 97.4 percent of all residents in 01003 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 01003 - Amherst, MA who have health insurance is 97.4 percent. 6 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 71.2 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 15.6 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 100 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 100 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 01003 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Type (%)01003MAUSA
No Insurance2.6312.2
Public Insurance6.93533
Private Insurance91.474.366.7

Insurance Types in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Type (%)01003MAUSA
Employer Insurance71.254.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance15.65.46.2
Medicare03.54.6
Medicaid615.914.2
TRICARE0.51.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)01003MAUSA
Under $25,0001009582
$25,000 to $49,99909584
$50,000 to $74,9991009688
$75,000 to $99,99909791
$100,000 and More09893

Types of Insurance by Income in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00007129
$25,000 to $49,999000
$50,000 to $74,99900100
$75,000 to $99,999000
$100,000 and More000

Insurance Rate by Age in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)01003MAUSA
Under 181009994
Adults (18-64 years)979684
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Disability Type01003MAUSA
Any Disability1.811.612.5
Hearing Disability0.23.33.5
Vision Disability0.13.33.5
Cognitive Disability0.61.21.3
Ambulatory Disability0.667
Self-Care Disability0.10.90.9
Independent Living Disability0.45.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 01003

85

The Provider Index in 01003 - Amherst, MA is 85, ranking 4,948 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 01003 - Amherst, MA

For the 69 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 216 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 01003 - Amherst, MA. An estimate of 10 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius01003MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents426238
Dentists per 10,000 residents7128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18223316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65304928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 01003

34

The Hospital Index in 01003 - Amherst, MA is 34, ranking 21,766 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 01003 - Amherst, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Cooley Dickinson Hospital83/5
Holyoke Medical Center143/5
Baystate Franklin Medical Center153/5
Baystate Wing Hospital185/5
Average Hospital13.73.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 01003

34

The Travel Index in 01003 - Amherst, MA is 34, ranking 21,772 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 01003 - Amherst, MA

2.2 percent of residents in 01003 - Amherst, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.15 cars per household in 01003 - Amherst, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.73 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 13.7 miles. 01003 - Amherst, MA ranks 10,783 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 8 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)01003MAUSA
No Cars012.38.7
1 Car135.432.9
2 Cars036.537.3
3 Cars011.214.1
4 or More Cars04.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Travel Method (%)01003MAUSA
Driving Solo14.97176.6
Driving with One Person3.367.1
Driving with Two People0.70.91.3
Driving with Three People00.30.5
Bus3.63.42.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train0.54.41.8
Walk58.84.82.7
Bicycle1.40.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 01003 - Amherst, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Cooley Dickinson Hospital8
Holyoke Medical Center14
Baystate Franklin Medical Center15

Work Travel Time in 01003 - Amherst, MA

Average Travel Time01003MAUSA
Less than 10 min.38.820.423.3
10 to 14 min.29.313.215.3
15 to 19 min.13.91314.6
20 to 24 min.7.65.96.4
25 to 29 min.2.314.113.7
30 to 34 min.2.23.32.9
35 to 44 min.2.215.312
45 to 59 min.1.89.26.2
60 or more min.1.83.22.7
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