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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Framingham is 75% less densely populated than Waltham.
People are 18.7% less likely to be married in Waltham.
The Median Age is 4.0 years older in Framingham.

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PEOPLE
 Framingham, MAWaltham, MAUnited States
 Population71,20963,378321,418,820
 Population - 201067,33959,771308,745,538
 Population - 200066,91059,226285,036,114
 Population - 199064,98957,878251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now9.57%9.50%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.43%7.01%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,8444,97991
 Land Area25133,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age37.533.537.4
 Female Population53.33%51.04%50.81%
 Male Population46.67%48.96%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Framingham, MAWaltham, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.86%5.55%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.37%3.88%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.75%3.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.40%2.00%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.42%9.39%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.09%8.08%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.44%19.97%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.14%13.20%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.90%11.51%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.56%5.27%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.24%5.23%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.85%6.61%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.42%4.06%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.58%2.07%1.85%
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 RACE
 Framingham, MAWaltham, MAUnited States
 White67.64%65.90%62.77%
 Black6.68%5.75%12.24%
 Asian7.39%11.36%4.95%
 Native American0.05%0.05%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.11%0.16%
 Other1.33%0.30%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.82%2.47%2.13%
 Hispanic14.09%14.07%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic85.91%85.93%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Framingham, MAWaltham, MAUnited States
 Households26,72423,873116,211,000
 Family Households16,78112,81876,958,100
 Non Family Households9,94311,05539,253,000
 Household Size2.482.282.63
 Married Population49.83%40.50%50.58%
 Single Population50.18%59.51%49.42%
 Now Married47.70%39.12%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.12%1.37%2.17%
 Never Married35.35%46.84%32.55%
 Widowed5.83%4.56%5.95%
 Divorced9.00%8.11%10.92%
 Married, w/children34.66%29.22%31.68%
 Married, no children39.43%45.53%41.44%
 Single, w/children15.30%12.23%16.94%
 Single, no children10.61%13.03%9.95%

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