Living in Wellesley, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wellesley SnackAbility

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

Wellesley, MA Crime Report

136
Total Crimes
458.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-82.16%
Below National Average

Wellesley, MA Cost Of Living

214
Wellesley's Overall Cost Of Living
2.1x
Higher Than The National Average

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
29,201
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
4.1%
Median Home
$1,090,400
Median Income
$188,908
Median Rent
$1,796

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Rankings for Wellesley in Massachusetts

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Map Of Wellesley, MA

Population over time in Wellesley

Year Population % Change
2017 29,201 0.7%
2016 29,004 0.3%
2015 28,909 0.3%
2014 28,832 -0.1%
2013 28,858 1.2%
2012 28,504 1.1%
2011 28,188 1.3%
2010 27,818 0.7%
2009 27,623 -
Crime/100k Wellesley MA USA
Violent Crime 40.4 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 3.4 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 27.0 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 417.8 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 37.1 200.8 376.0
Larceny 380.7 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wellesley

White
77.5% (22,620)
African American
2.4% (708)
American Indian
0.1% (29)
Asian
11.9% (3,485)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.4% (107)
Two Or More
2.8% (829)
Hispanic
4.8% (1,403)
Race Wellesley MA USA
White 77.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 11.9% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Wellesley, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.9% (85,706)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.8% (22,945)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.4% (98,866)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.1% (89,418)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.4% (100,216)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.3% (213,254)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (210,554)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (371,507)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.4% (332,703)
$200,000 or more
47.8% (1,394,926)
Income Wellesley MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.8% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.4% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.1% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.4% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.3% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.4% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 47.8% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Wellesley

Female
56.2% (16,416)
Male
43.8% (12,785)
Gender Wellesley MA USA
Female 56.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wellesley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (292)
High School / GED
6.0% (1,752)
Some College
6.0% (1,752)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (876)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (10,220)
Master's Degree
28.0% (8,176)
Professional Degree
12.0% (3,504)
Doctorate Degree
9.0% (2,628)
Education Wellesley MA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 6.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 28.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 12.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 9.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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