Living in Wellesley, MA

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

Wellesley, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
28,747
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
4.4%
Median Home
$1,149,100
Median Income
$197,132
Median Rent
$1,938

Wellesley SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
5

Wellesley, MA Crime Report

127
Total Crimes
428.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-82.71%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wellesley
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 127 428.3 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 7 23.6 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 23.6 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 120 404.7 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 15 50.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 104 350.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 3.4 89.0 219.9

Wellesley, MA Cost Of Living

214
Wellesley's Overall Cost Of Living
2.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wellesley Massachusetts National Average
Overall 214 131 100
Services 129 122 100
Groceries 111 109 100
Health 120 121 100
Housing 430 165 100
Transportation 114 107 100
Utilities 120 114 100

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Rankings for Wellesley in Massachusetts

Map Of Wellesley, MA

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Population over time in Wellesley

Year Population % Change
2019 28,747 -1.6%
2018 29,201 0.7%
2017 29,004 0.3%
2016 28,909 0.3%
2015 28,832 -0.1%
2014 28,858 1.2%
2013 28,504 1.1%
2012 28,188 1.3%
2011 27,818 0.7%
2010 27,623 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wellesley

White
76.6% (22,011)
African American
2.3% (664)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
12.4% (3,569)
Hawaiian
0.1% (21)
Other
0.3% (100)
Two Or More
3.1% (888)
Hispanic
5.1% (1,469)
Race Wellesley MA USA
White 76.6% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.3% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 12.4% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.1% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Wellesley

Female
56.7% (16,302)
Male
43.3% (12,445)
Gender Wellesley MA USA
Female 56.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wellesley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (574)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (287)
High School / GED
5.0% (1,437)
Some College
6.0% (1,724)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (862)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (9,773)
Master's Degree
28.0% (8,049)
Professional Degree
12.0% (3,449)
Doctorate Degree
9.0% (2,587)
Education Wellesley MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 5.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 6.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 28.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 12.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 9.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wellesley, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.0% (85,740)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.7% (19,393)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.3% (95,607)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.0% (86,081)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.3% (93,906)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.4% (211,970)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.8% (167,398)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (372,904)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.3% (323,569)
$200,000 or more
49.3% (1,418,126)
Income Wellesley MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.7% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.3% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.0% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.3% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.4% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.3% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 49.3% 13.2% 7.7%

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