Living in Waltham, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Waltham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
62,777
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
9.3%
Median Home
$536,500
Median Income
$95,964
Median Rent
$1,726

Waltham SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Waltham, MA Crime Report

614
Total Crimes
978.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.48%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waltham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 614 978.7 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 102 162.6 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 7 11.2 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 82 130.7 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 512 816.1 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 70 111.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 420 669.5 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 22 35.1 89.0 219.9

Waltham, MA Cost Of Living

147
Waltham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Waltham Massachusetts National Average
Overall 147 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 210 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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Rankings for Waltham in Massachusetts

Map Of Waltham, MA

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Population over time in Waltham

Year Population % Change
2019 62,777 -0.3%
2018 62,979 0.2%
2017 62,832 0.2%
2016 62,699 0.4%
2015 62,438 0.9%
2014 61,908 1.0%
2013 61,321 0.8%
2012 60,836 1.0%
2011 60,209 0.7%
2010 59,771 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waltham

White
65.9% (41,364)
African American
6.7% (4,205)
American Indian
0.2% (141)
Asian
11.6% (7,309)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (58)
Two Or More
1.9% (1,164)
Hispanic
13.6% (8,536)
Race Waltham MA USA
White 65.9% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 6.7% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.6% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.6% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Waltham

Female
51.2% (32,131)
Male
48.8% (30,645)
Gender Waltham MA USA
Female 51.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waltham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (3,766)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,511)
High School / GED
19.0% (11,927)
Some College
12.0% (7,533)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,766)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (18,205)
Master's Degree
19.0% (11,927)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,255)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,883)
Education Waltham MA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waltham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.8% (240,614)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (152,106)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.8% (302,357)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (309,777)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (595,440)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (926,417)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (745,692)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.2% (1,268,259)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (856,459)
$200,000 or more
14.0% (880,573)
Income Waltham MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.8% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.8% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.2% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 14.0% 13.2% 7.7%

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