Waltham, Massachusetts 

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Population

62,832

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$73,162

Median Home Price

$580,600

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.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Waltham
 $879,900 
57 Lura Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2080 SqFt
 $639,900 
213 Warren St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1248 SqFt
 $539,000 
46 Hillcroft Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1732 SqFt

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).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Waltham
Zip Codes: 02453 02451 02452
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waltham is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Waltham, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 $580,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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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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02453 02451 02452

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NEW LISTINGS IN WALTHAM
$879,900
57 Lura Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$639,900
213 Warren St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$539,000
46 Hillcroft Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$669,900
10 Mount Vernon Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$995,000
276 Dale St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$549,000
3 Auburn Ter
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$749,900
62 Villa St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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