Waltham (zip 02453), Massachusetts 

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Population

28,247

-0.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$67,721

Median Home Price

$700,200

Median Age

32.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Waltham (zip 02453), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Waltham, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Waltham (zip 02453)
Cost of Living: 50.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Waltham, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
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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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waltham (zip 02453) is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waltham (zip 02453) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waltham (zip 02453)'s cost of living is 50.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Waltham (zip 02453)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Waltham, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Waltham (zip 02453)'s population is 28,247 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waltham (zip 02453) is Real Estate: $700,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%.

SCHOOLS
Waltham (zip 02453) 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 (zip 02453). More Education



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Housing Market in Waltham

It's a good time to buy in Waltham. Home Appreciation is up 15.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Waltham is $700,200.
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