Waltham, Massachusetts 

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Economy in Waltham, Massachusetts

Waltham has an unemployment rate of 2.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Waltham has seen the job market increase by 4.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Waltham
- The Sales Tax Rate for Waltham is 6.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Waltham is 5.1%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Waltham
- The average income of a Waltham resident is $35,642 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Waltham resident is $73,162 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWaltham, MassachusettsUnited States
  2.8%3.9%
  4.3%1.6%
  39.7%33.5%
  6.3%7.3%
  5.1%4.6%
  $39,299$31,177
  $83,249$57,652
  $103,874$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.2%6.2%
  8.4%10.4%
  2.3%2.7%
  9.5%11.6%
  1.7%4.1%
  0.2%0.9%
  3.5%2.1%
  5.4%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  12.8%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.7%4.3%
  14.8%9.3%
  13.8%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  7.0%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  3.4%4.8%
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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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