Wellesley SnackAbility

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

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Wellesley, Massachusetts Info Snack

Wellesley /wlzli/ is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Wellesley is part of Greater Boston. The population was 27,982 at the time of the 2010 census. Wellesley has the 3rd highest median household and family incomes in all of Massachusetts. It is best known as the home of Wellesley College, Babson College, and a campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College.
Population
29,004
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
4.4%
Median Home
$1,042,300
Median Income
$176,852
Median Rent
$1,768

Rankings for Wellesley in Massachusetts

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Map Of Wellesley, MA

Population over time in Wellesley

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Wellesley Per 100k

Crime Wellesley MA USA
Violent Crime 40.8 358.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.5 5.3
Robbery 10.2 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 27.2 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 445.1 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 51.0 249.1 430.4
Larceny 377.1 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 17.0 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Wellesley

White
78.5% (22,763)
African American
2.7% (775)
American Indian
0.1% (30)
Asian
11.2% (3,247)
Hawaiian
0.1% (18)
Other
0.3% (97)
Two Or More
2.2% (634)
Hispanic
5.0% (1,440)
Race Wellesley MA USA
White 78.5% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 2.7% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.2% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.0% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Wellesley, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.6% (75,410)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.0% (29,004)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.8% (110,215)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.7% (107,314)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.3% (95,713)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.8% (197,227)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (229,131)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (397,354)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.9% (374,151)
$200,000 or more
44.3% (1,284,877)
Income Wellesley MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.0% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.8% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.7% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.3% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.8% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.9% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 44.3% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Wellesley

Female
56.3% (16,315)
Male
43.7% (12,688)
Gender Wellesley MA USA
Female 56.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wellesley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.9% (258)
9-12th Grade
1.2% (337)
High School / GED
6.0% (1,727)
Some College
6.2% (1,806)
Associate's Degree
3.1% (889)
Bachelor's Degree
34.4% (9,979)
Master's Degree
29.0% (8,401)
Professional Degree
11.0% (3,177)
Doctorate Degree
8.4% (2,426)
Education Wellesley MA USA
< 9th Grade 0.9% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.2% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 6.0% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 6.2% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.1% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 34.4% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 29.0% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 11.0% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 8.4% 2.7% 1.4%

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