Waltham, Massachusetts 

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Population

63,378

10% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$73,162

Avg. Home Price

$581,900

Best Places to Live in Waltham, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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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

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 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waltham jobs have increased by 1.43%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waltham's cost of living is 64.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Waltham's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Waltham's population is 63,378 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.50%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waltham is $581,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.34%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Waltham

It's a good time to buy in Waltham. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Waltham Real Estate.

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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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