Waltham, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waltham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
62,597
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$574,000
Median Income
$95,851
Median Rent
$1,774

Waltham SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Waltham, MA Crime Report

470
Total Crimes
753.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.86%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waltham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 470 753.9 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 85 136.4 308.8 387.8
Murder 1 1.6 2.3 6.5
Robbery 3 4.8 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 71 113.9 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 385 617.6 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 51 81.8 149.7 314.2
Larceny 310 497.3 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 24 38.5 99.2 246.0

Waltham, MA Cost Of Living

150
Waltham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Waltham Massachusetts National Average
Overall 150 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 112 112 100
Health 122 123 100
Housing 211 164 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 122 116 100

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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
2020 62,597 -0.6%
2019 62,979 0.2%
2018 62,832 0.2%
2017 62,699 0.4%
2016 62,438 0.9%
2015 61,908 1.0%
2014 61,321 0.8%
2013 60,836 1.0%
2012 60,209 0.7%
2011 59,771 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waltham

White
64.5% (40,365)
African American
7.0% (4,401)
American Indian
0.1% (69)
Asian
11.8% (7,361)
Hawaiian
0.0% (25)
Other
0.1% (43)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,395)
Hispanic
14.3% (8,938)
Race Waltham MA USA
White 64.5% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 7.0% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 11.8% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 14.3% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Waltham

Female
51.7% (32,384)
Male
48.3% (30,213)
Gender Waltham MA USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waltham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,129)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,503)
High School / GED
20.0% (12,519)
Some College
12.0% (7,511)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (4,381)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (17,527)
Master's Degree
19.0% (11,893)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,251)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,877)
Education Waltham MA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 25.0% 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
3.5% (219,827)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (188,647)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (348,736)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.8% (360,788)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.9% (556,248)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (844,722)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (747,516)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.5% (1,348,045)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.7% (733,630)
$200,000 or more
14.6% (911,535)
Income Waltham MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.5% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.8% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.9% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.5% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.7% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 14.6% 14.3% 8.3%

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