Wellesley, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
28,747
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
4.2%
Median Home
$1,212,100
Median Income
$213,684
Median Rent
$2,177

Wellesley SnackAbility

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

Wellesley, MA Crime Report

120
Total Crimes
418.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-82.17%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wellesley
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 120 418.3 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 10 34.9 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 4 13.9 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 110 383.4 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 19 66.2 149.7 314.2
Larceny 85 296.3 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 20.9 99.2 246.0

Wellesley, MA Cost Of Living

216
Wellesley's Overall Cost Of Living
2.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wellesley Massachusetts National Average
Overall 216 132 100
Services 130 119 100
Groceries 109 112 100
Health 122 123 100
Housing 432 164 100
Transportation 115 109 100
Utilities 119 116 100

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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
2020 28,747 -1.6%
2019 29,201 0.7%
2018 29,004 0.3%
2017 28,909 0.3%
2016 28,832 -0.1%
2015 28,858 1.2%
2014 28,504 1.1%
2013 28,188 1.3%
2012 27,818 0.7%
2011 27,623 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wellesley

White
75.0% (21,571)
African American
2.4% (694)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
13.6% (3,910)
Hawaiian
0.1% (22)
Other
0.3% (90)
Two Or More
3.4% (979)
Hispanic
5.2% (1,481)
Race Wellesley MA USA
White 75.0% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 2.4% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 13.6% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.4% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.2% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Wellesley

Female
57.4% (16,511)
Male
42.6% (12,236)
Gender Wellesley MA USA
Female 57.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 42.6% 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
33.0% (9,486)
Master's Degree
29.0% (8,336)
Professional Degree
13.0% (3,737)
Doctorate Degree
8.0% (2,299)
Education Wellesley MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
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% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 29.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 13.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 8.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wellesley, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.0% (85,281)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.5% (13,465)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.7% (77,685)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.7% (77,685)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.4% (98,746)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.4% (240,651)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.1% (145,357)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (329,040)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.7% (278,285)
$200,000 or more
53.2% (1,528,500)
Income Wellesley MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.5% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.7% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.7% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.4% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.4% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.1% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.7% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 53.2% 14.3% 8.3%

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