Waltham SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
7

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Waltham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Waltham (/wlm/) is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution. The original home of the Boston Manufacturing Company, the city was a prototype for 19th century industrial city planning, spawning what became known as the Waltham-Lowell system of labor and production. The city is now a center for research and higher education, home to Brandeis University and Bentley University. The population was 60,636 at the census in 2010.
Population
62,832
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
9.8%
Median Home
$463,600
Median Income
$83,249
Median Rent
$1,507

Rankings for Waltham in Massachusetts

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Map Of Waltham, MA

Population over time in Waltham

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Waltham Per 100k

Crime Waltham MA USA
Violent Crime 154.5 358.0 382.9
Murder 1.6 2.5 5.3
Robbery 22.1 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 105.7 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 960.4 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 186.1 249.1 430.4
Larceny 704.9 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 69.4 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Waltham

White
65.5% (41,169)
African American
6.0% (3,782)
American Indian
0.2% (103)
Asian
11.9% (7,478)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (172)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,404)
Hispanic
13.9% (8,724)
Race Waltham MA USA
White 65.5% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 6.0% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.9% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.9% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Waltham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.8% (364,425)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (182,212)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.7% (358,142)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (376,992)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (622,036)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (1,011,595)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (772,833)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.9% (1,313,188)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.1% (634,603)
$200,000 or more
10.2% (640,886)
Income Waltham MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.7% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.9% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.1% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 10.2% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Waltham

Female
51.2% (32,177)
Male
48.8% (30,654)
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
4.8% (2,985)
9-12th Grade
4.3% (2,673)
High School / GED
21.2% (13,332)
Some College
13.1% (8,220)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,769)
Bachelor's Degree
27.9% (17,532)
Master's Degree
17.6% (11,089)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,257)
Doctorate Degree
3.1% (1,970)
Education Waltham MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.8% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.3% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.2% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 13.1% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 27.9% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 17.6% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.1% 2.7% 1.4%

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