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Population in 2012: 61,918 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 

Males: 30,595  (49.4%)
Females: 31,323  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02451, 02452, 02453.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,048 (it was $54,010 in 2000)
Waltham:

$73,048
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,361

Waltham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $402,080 (it was $246,400 in 2000)
Waltham:

$402,080
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $454,089; Detached houses: $462,881; Townhouses or other attached units: $515,686; In 2-unit structures: $421,562; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $506,487; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,890; Mobile homes: $321,263

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,327.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 02451, 02452, 02453.

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  • White alone - 40,908 (67.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8,629 (14.2%)
  • Asian alone - 6,531 (10.7%)
  • Black alone - 3,043 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 967 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 593 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 113 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waltham: 138.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), Italian (15.0%), English (6.8%), German (4.4%), French (3.7%), French Canadian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 4,875 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Waltham:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waltham city:

  • Never married: 44.7%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

16,733 residents are foreign born (7.1% Asia, 4.2% Europe).

This city:  27.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Waltham, Massachusetts as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waltham to the number of sex offenders is 4,128 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,659 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,767 (0.9%)

Waltham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (8.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (180.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Watertown, MA (1.7 miles ), Weston, MA (1.8 miles ), Belmont, MA (1.8 miles ), Newton, MA (1.8 miles ), Arlington, MA (2.1 miles ), Lexington, MA (2.1 miles ), Lincoln, MA (2.2 miles ), Wellesley, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2002: 78 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2004: 145 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $250,800
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $256,100
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $290,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $276,400

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Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 71.24 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Watch City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,709 (+32.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,371 (33.4%)

Area codes: 781, 617, 339

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Crime rates in Waltham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0212000000200
per 100,000 0.03.41.73.40.00.00.00.00.00.03.30.00.0
Rapes 12115119781198131512
per 100,000 19.918.58.318.615.311.913.418.514.913.021.624.619.4
Robberies 8191920171520191524242424
per 100,000 13.331.931.733.828.925.433.432.024.839.139.939.338.9
Assaults 11356767705570956583112135110
per 100,000 18.258.8111.7113.3119.293.1116.8159.9107.5135.3186.3221.3178.2
Burglaries 13218414411614585113172108166200191191
per 100,000 219.0309.2240.2196.2246.9143.9188.6289.4178.6270.5332.7313.1309.4
Thefts 783872779601624498528594696653759639610
per 100,000 1298.81465.31299.21016.51062.3843.1881.3999.61151.21064.31262.81047.5988.3
Auto thefts 7312411198857849544459733848
per 100,000 121.1208.4185.1165.8144.7132.181.890.972.896.2121.562.377.8
Arson N/AN/AN/A2341117231
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A3.45.16.81.71.71.711.43.34.91.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 99.1137.8123.7120.4114.588.897.7122.1103.7116.7154.5142.5128.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waltham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 170 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Waltham, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,355 (+2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Waltham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Waltham city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waltham-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from Waltham center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Waltham center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waltham topographic map

Birthplace of: C. D. Howe - born politician, Nathaniel P. Banks - Union Army general, John Lynch (New Hampshire) - Manufacturing businesspeople, Angelo Mosca - Player of and football, James Chirillo - Jazz guitar, Brian Strait - Ice hockey player, John Peabody Harrington - Anthropologist, Charles J. Precourt - Astronaut, Keith Aucoin - NHL player (Carolina Hurricanes, born: Nov 6, 1978), Kenneth G. Wilson - Physicist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Waltham: George H. Maynard.

Main business address for: CMGI INC (SERVICES-DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING SERVICES), LIONBRIDGE TECHNOLOGIES INC /DE/ (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), NETEGRITY INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), POLAROID HOLDING CO (PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), REPLIGEN CORP (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), PAREXEL INTERNATIONAL CORP (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), PHASE FORWARD INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), NeuroMetrix, Inc. (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS) and 6 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Waltham:

  • THE DIALYSIS CENTER AT WALTHAM (Dialysis Facility, 135 BEAVER STREET, SUITE 111)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALTHAM (Home Health Center, 460 TOTTEN POND ROAD, SUITE 220)
  • AT HOME VNA (Home Health Center, 1050 WINTER STREET, SUITE 1000)
  • CHARLESBANK HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 51 SAWYER ROAD, SUITE 500)
  • HOMECARE PRN DBA HUG CTR OF N E, THE (Home Health Center, 295 WESTON STREET)
  • PARTNERS HEALTHCARE AT HOME - HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 281 WINTER STREET, SUITE 240)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, 950 WINTER STREET, SUITE 3800)
  • OLYMPUS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 775 TRAPELO ROAD)
  • PARTNERS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 281 WINTER STREET, SUITE 200)
  • WALDEN BEHAVIORAL CARE, LLC (Hospital, 9 HOPE AVENUE)
  • WALTHAM HOSPITAL (Hospital, HOPE AVENUE)
  • HOPKINS NURSING HOME - OLD (Nursing Home, 508 LEXINGTON ST)
  • JOSEPH G RILEY MD TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, 6 HOPE AVENUE)
  • LARCHWOOD LODGE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 221 WORCESTER LANE)
  • MARISTHILL N H (Nursing Home, 66 NEWTON ST)
  • MARISTHILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 66 NEWTON STREET)
  • MARQUARDT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 TRAPELO ROAD)
  • MEADOW GREEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 45 WOBURN STREET)
  • PIETY CORNER NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 325 BACON ST)
  • PROSPECT HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 31 WOODLAND RD)
  • RESERVOIR CENTER (Nursing Home, 1841 TRAPELO ROAD)
  • RESERVOIR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1841 TRAPELO RD)
  • WALTHAM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 91 SUMMER ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Waltham, MA

Heliports located in Waltham:


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Amtrak stations near Waltham:

  • 9 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 10 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.city.waltham.ma.us

Colleges/Universities in Waltham:

  • Brandeis University (Full-time enrollment: 5,001; Location: 415 South St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brandeis.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Bentley University (FT enrollment: 4,490; Location: 175 Forest St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bentley.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Waltham (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 314 Moody St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waltham:

  • Boston College (about 5 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 12,345)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 5 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Babson College (about 6 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Harvard University (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Lesley University (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Tufts University (about 7 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)
  • Cambridge College (about 7 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,412)

Public high school in Waltham:

Private high schools in Waltham:

  • GANN ACADEMY-THE NEW JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 333 FOREST ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CHAPEL HILL CHAUNCY HALL SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 785 BEAVER ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PROTESTANT GUILD LEARNING CENTER (Students: 38; Location: 411 WAVERLY OAKS RD; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waltham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waltham:

  • OUR LADY COMFORTER OF THE AFFLICTED SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 920 TRAPELO RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 175 MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BARTLETT SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 1841 TRAPELO RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • PROTESTANT GUILD FOR HUMAN SERVICES (Students: 60; Location: 411 WAVERLEY OAKS RD STE 104; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Waltham

Library in Waltham:

  • WALTHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,132,793; Location: 735 MAIN ST.; 158,205 books; 3,462 e-books; 24,095 audio materials; 18,510 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 400 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waltham: Brandeis-Roberts Station (A), Waltham Station (B), Lowell Playground (C), Ceder Hill Camp (D), Camp Ted (E), Camp Cabot (F), Waltham Plaza (G), Prospect Hill Ski Area (H), Waltham Federal Center (I), Waltham Industrial Center (J), Waltham Research and Development Park (K), Waltham Fire Department Station 4 (L), Waltham Fire Department Station 7 (M), Waltham Fire Department Station 3 (N), Waltham Fire Department Station 8 (O), Waltham Fire Department Station 1 (P), Waltham Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (Q), William F Stanley Elementary School Library (R), Henry Whittemore School Library Media Center (S), Goldfarb Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bellerica Mall (1), Wal-Len Shopping Center (2), Wal-Lex Shopping Center (3), Waltham Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grove Hill Cemetery (1), Mount Feake Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McCusker Pond (A), Tottens Pond (B), Cambridge Reservoir (C), Hardys Pond (D), Lyman Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Webb Brook (A), Beaver Brook (B), Stony Brook (C), Chester Brook (D), Clematis Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waltham include: Auburndale Playground (1), Waltham Common (2), Bradford Drake Playground (3), Prospect Hill Park (4), Beaver Brook Reservation (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Charles River Museum of Industry (154 Moody Street), Gore Place Society (Museums; 52 Gore Street), Brandeis University - Rose Art Museum (333 Wyman Street), Gore Place (Museums; 52 Gore St), Lyman Estate (Historical Places & Services; 185 Lyman), Reproductive Science Center of Boston (Nature Centers; Deaconess-Waltham Hospital - Hope Avenue).

Hotels: JE Furnished Apartments (345 Lincoln St), Homestead Village Guest Studios (52 4th Avenue), Holiday Inn Express (385 Winter Street), Homestead Boston Waltham (52 4th Ave), Four Points By Sheraton Waltham (420 Totten Pond Rd), Michaels Italian Grille (477 Totten Pond Road), Finnigans at Best Western (380 Winter Street), Grill at Hobbs Brook (550 Winter Street), Park Lodge Hotel (455 Totten Pond Road).

Courts: A1 Computer Repair Sales Networking & Upgrade Services (174 Lexington Street), Waltham District Court - District Attorney's Office (Middlesex County).

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.322. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.322
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.1
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waltham and their reported violations in the past:

WALTHAM WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 61000, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1999 and APR-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2000)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1997 and MAR-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.9%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waltham, MA

People in group quarters in Waltham in 2010:

  • 5,975 people in college/university student housing
  • 287 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 134 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 122 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 105 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in Waltham in 2000:

  • 4,730 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 459 people in nursing homes
  • 261 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 206 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 124 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 90 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 29 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Waltham compared to Massachusetts state average:

Waltham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Waltham (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Waltham Main Branch, Moody Street Branch, North Waltham Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: North Waltham Branch at 1045 Trapelo Road, branch established on 1973/06/23; Waltham - Moody Street Branch at One Moody Street, branch established on 1853/03/19. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Rockland Trust Company: Moody Street Branch at 75 Moody Street, branch established on 1986/05/31; Waltham Branch at 1290 Main Street, branch established on 1996/04/19. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Citibank, National Association: Waltham Branch at 75 Third Avenue, branch established on 2007/10/29. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Waltham Branch at 305 Second Avenue, branch established on 1998/12/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Waltham Branch at 6 Lexington Street, branch established on 2001/05/14. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $1,063.2 mil, Deposits: $947.0 mil, headquarters in Watertown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • East Cambridge Savings Bank: Wal-Lex Shopping Center Branch at 860 Lexington Street, branch established on 2002/05/13. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $690.6 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, 9 total offices
  • The Bank of Canton: Waltham Loan Production Office at 303 Wyman Street, branch established on 2008/12/03. Info updated 2009/02/04: Bank assets: $634.2 mil, Deposits: $543.9 mil, headquarters in Canton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Ponkapoag Bancorp, Mhc
  • People's United Bank: Waltham Branch at 775-781 Main Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waltham, Massachusetts:

  • Holiday Inn Express Boston/Waltham, 385 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 890-2800, Fax: (781) 890-1021
  • Doubletree Guest Suites Boston/Waltham, 550 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 890-6767, Fax: (781) 895-1177
  • Homestead Studio Suites Hotel, 52 Fourth Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 890-1333, Fax: (781) 890-1901
  • Westin Waltham-Boston, 70 3RD Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 290-5600
  • Hyatt Summerfield Suites, 54 Fourth Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 290-0026, Fax: (781) 290-0037
  • Extended Stay Deluxe, 32 4th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 622-1900, Fax: (781) 622-3939
  • Courtyard By Marriott Boston/ Waltham, 387 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 419-0900, Fax: (781) 419-9999
  • Home Suites Inn, 455 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451 , Phone: (781) 890-3000
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waltham, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waltham travel time to work - commute


Waltham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Waltham city (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 36$198,522$66,17414$25,011
Other Government Administration 22$119,645$65,26110$22,202
Judicial and Legal 7$53,408$91,5571$4,062
Police Protection - Officers 137$906,364$79,3900$0
Police - Other 37$155,168$50,32516$24,429
Firefighters 163$782,058$57,5750$0
Fire - Other 1$4,200$50,4004$14,569
Streets and Highways 18$102,474$68,3164$6,097
Welfare 5$28,416$68,1985$10,760
Health 9$46,889$62,5190$0
Solid Waste Management 37$148,973$48,3160$0
Sewerage 9$46,632$62,1760$0
Parks and Recreation 11$52,714$57,5060$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$15,773$63,0920$0
Water Supply 22$119,931$65,4170$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 629$3,035,980$57,9200$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 157$505,817$38,661128$103,124
Local Libraries 18$84,426$56,28464$82,742
Other and Unallocable 61$275,620$54,2206$16,375
Totals for Government 1,382$6,683,010$58,029252$309,371

Waltham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,821,000 ($1256.84)
    Police Protection: $12,215,000 ($197.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,011,000 ($177.83)
    Regular Highways: $9,208,000 ($148.71)
    General - Other: $8,889,000 ($143.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,132,000 ($82.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,912,000 ($47.03)
    General Public Buildings: $2,212,000 ($35.72)
    Financial Administration: $2,015,000 ($32.54)
    Libraries: $1,979,000 ($31.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,968,000 ($31.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,607,000 ($25.95)
    Sewerage: $1,298,000 ($20.96)
    Central Staff Services: $1,204,000 ($19.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,159,000 ($18.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $886,000 ($14.31)
    Health - Other: $634,000 ($10.24)
    Public Welfare - Other: $303,000 ($4.89)
    Parking Facilities: $273,000 ($4.41)
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000 ($1.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $139,727,000 ($2256.65)
    Benefit Payments: $14,867,000 ($240.11)
    Withdrawals: $325,000 ($5.25)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $121,000 ($1.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,535,000 ($57.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,615,000 ($26.08)
    Health - Other: $17,000 ($0.27)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($0.26)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $15,166,000 ($244.94)
    Transit Utilities: $1,100,000 ($17.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $4,417,000 ($71.34)
    General - Other: $2,234,000 ($36.08)
    Regular Highways: $644,000 ($10.40)
    General Public Building: $550,000 ($8.88)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000 ($4.46)
    Police Protection: $242,000 ($3.91)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($3.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000 ($1.81)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($0.81)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($0.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $31,000 ($0.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($0.27)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($0.27)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $83,687,000 ($1351.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($1.26)

Waltham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,849,000 ($191.37)
    All Other: $1,106,000 ($17.86)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $901,000 ($14.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $382,000 ($6.17)
    Parking Facilities: $335,000 ($5.41)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $118,000 ($1.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $94,000 ($1.52)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $44,000 ($0.71)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $10,986,000 ($177.43)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,755,000 ($141.40)
    Local Employee Contribution: $4,333,000 ($69.98)
    From Other Governments: $195,000 ($3.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,604,000 ($25.91)
    Education: $129,000 ($2.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,187,000 ($51.47)
    Interest Earnings: $2,134,000 ($34.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $540,000 ($8.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000 ($5.54)
    Special Assessments: $122,000 ($1.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,162,000 ($147.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $55,398,000 ($894.70)
    General Local Government Support: $11,032,000 ($178.17)
    Highways: $3,411,000 ($55.09)
    All Other: $1,592,000 ($25.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $409,000 ($6.61)
    Public Welfare: $93,000 ($1.50)
  • Tax - Property: $117,021,000 ($1889.94)
    Other License: $3,534,000 ($57.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,115,000 ($34.16)

Waltham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,482,000 ($799.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,335,000 ($732.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,470,000 ($169.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,323,000 ($102.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $61,696,000 ($996.41)
    End of Fiscal Year: $43,790,000 ($707.23)

Waltham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,385,000 ($183.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,789,000 ($868.71)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waltham:

  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waltham:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRS (100.1 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Waltham:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Waltham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $50,560,000
Total average daily traffic: 668,956
Total average daily truck traffic: 62,739
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,056,482

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 5
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Waltham, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waltham)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waltham, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 172 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waltham)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waltham)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED99$333,030461$272,7851,597$272,93258$135,4317$895,28685$295,529
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$415,00027$288,444117$275,9067$163,2860$04$306,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$284,25065$208,631320$303,12219$70,6841$14,000,00022$235,818
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$310,00051$266,431265$294,7473$264,3332$967,50015$321,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$443,6676$300,16777$297,8441$365,0000$04$224,250

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Waltham, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED78$307,70551$337,2750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$328,90023$341,0430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$285,7068$341,0001$220,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$313,6672$283,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$291,0001$305,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 199
  • Hazardous Condition: 657
  • Service Call: 7

Incident types - Waltham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waltham, MA

Most common first names in Waltham, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary88681.5 years
John66674.0 years
Joseph46875.4 years
William38373.6 years
Margaret32681.6 years
James29772.9 years
Robert25269.3 years
Helen24380.7 years
George22775.8 years
Edward20972.7 years
Most common last names in Waltham, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leblanc13576.2 years
Smith9075.9 years
Johnson7778.1 years
Murphy7476.6 years
Walsh6377.4 years
Cormier5574.0 years
Brown5375.8 years
Aucoin5176.5 years
Sullivan4975.1 years
Burke4975.7 years
Businesses in Waltham, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike4
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS3Payless2
Costco1Penske1
DHL1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Shaw's2
Dunkin Donuts7Staples1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Subway2
FedEx25T-Mobile1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS31
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Homestead Studio Suites1Wendy's1
Jones New York1Westin1
KFC1YMCA1
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Waltham, MA


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  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 (02452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #29 (02452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Armenian first ancestries"
  • #37 (02453) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (02451) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #95 (02451) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kristian Dimatteo (28)
  • Ce Wang (26)
  • Ying Sun (19)
  • Zivthan A. Dubrovsky (18)
  • Brian D. Hanechak (18)
  • Raytheon Company (18)
  • Andrew J. Campanella (17)
  • Toby Freyman (17)
  • Jeremy Green (17)
  • Damir Klikic (15)

Total of 1908 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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