Waltham, Massachusetts 

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Population

62,832

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Median Income

$73,162

Median Home Price

$580,600

Boston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Waltham, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Waltham, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Waltham, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Waltham
Zip Codes: 02453 02451 02452
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waltham is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waltham jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waltham's cost of living is 51.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Waltham's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Waltham's population is 62,832 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waltham is Real Estate: $580,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%.

SCHOOLS
Waltham public schools spend $19,400 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.1 students per teacher in Waltham. More Education



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Housing Market in Waltham

It's a good time to buy in Waltham. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Waltham is $580,600.

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Reviews for Waltham   2 Reviews
Life on Moody Street - 2/4/2010
My husband and I moved from west of Worcester to Waltham a few months ago and are really enjoying life here. We're situated in an apartment close to Moody Street and... Read More

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Educational opportunities in and around Waltham - 11/4/2008
Waltham is home to two well respected colleges/universities: Bentley and Brandeis. That, however, is not all. For within half an hour or so, by commuter train or car,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
02453 02451 02452

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