Wellesley, MA Economy


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Wellesley, MA is a great residential area that offers a variety of living options for residents. The rent for a two bedroom apartment is $3,610, which is higher than the national average of $1,430. In addition to housing costs, Wellesley also has an above-average grocery cost index of 120 compared to the US average of 100. Living in Wellesley brings with it opportunities to work at some of the top companies in the area such as Limited Brands and Fidelity Investments. There are also many popular restaurants and shopping centers such as Linden Square Shopping Center and Legacy Place Shopping Center. With its great schools and amenities, Wellesley is an excellent place to call home.

Wellesley has an unemployment rate of 5.8%. The US average is 6.0%.

Wellesley 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 40.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Wellesley
- The Sales Tax Rate for Wellesley is 6.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Wellesley 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 Wellesley
- The average income of a Wellesley resident is $97,262 a year. The US average is $37,638 a year.
- The Median household income of a Wellesley resident is $226,250 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyWellesley, MassachusettsUnited States
  5.86
  -9.1%-6.2%
  40.8%33.5%
  6.3%6.2%
  5.1%4.6%
  $97,262$37,638
  $226,250$69,021
  $250,001$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  0.1%1.2%
  0.0%0.5%
  1.8%6.8%
  5.1%10.0%
  1.1%2.5%
  5.6%11.0%
  0.7%4.8%
  0.8%0.8%
  4.6%1.9%
  13.5%4.7%
  2.3%1.9%
  19.3%7.6%
  0.3%0.1%
  1.8%4.2%
  18.9%9.3%
  12.8%14.0%
  2.8%2.1%
  3.6%7.0%
  2.7%4.8%
  2.0%4.7%
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