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Wellesley,MA index of house prices


Houses: 8,861 (8,594 occupied: 7,140 owner occupied, 1,454 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

20%

Housing density: 870 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $342,737.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,115 (lower quartile is $317, upper quartile is $1,765)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,300


Median gross rent in Wellesley, MA in 2009: $1,170


Housing units in Wellesley with a mortgage: 4,589 (339 second mortgage, 854 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,033


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $180,682


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $118,850


Median monthly housing costs: $2,311





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Wellesley, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $839,850 (it was $544,400 in 2000)
Wellesley:

$839,850
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $638,292 - $951,876

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $1,293,627
Here:

$1,293,627
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $534,244
Here:

$534,244
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $400,455
Here:

$400,455
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $43,171
Here:

$43,171
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $794,192
Here:

$794,192
State:

$326,862

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,162
  • In family households: 20,766 (5,113 male householders, 1,441 female householders)
    5,934 spouses, 7,734 children (7,331 natural, 295 adopted, 108 stepchildren), 105 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 104 other relatives, 175 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,396 (641 male householders (485 living alone)), 1,419 female householders (1,293 living alone)), 336 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,451 (363 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,514 2-persons, 1,452 3-persons, 1,654 4-persons, 774 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,778 1-person, 266 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

5,980 married couples with children.
556 single-parent households (92 men, 464 women).

85.8% of residents of Wellesley speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
6.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,890 (10.9%)
(45.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 130
  • 5 rooms: 378
  • 6 rooms: 870
  • 7 rooms: 1,495
  • 8 rooms: 1,722
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,518
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 198
  • 3 rooms: 236
  • 4 rooms: 283
  • 5 rooms: 230
  • 6 rooms: 180
  • 7 rooms: 109
  • 8 rooms: 87
  • 9 or more rooms: 110
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 53
  • 2 bedrooms: 613
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,637
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,532
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,305
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 474
  • 2 bedrooms: 485
  • 3 bedrooms: 314
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in Wellesley, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 131
  • 1 vehicle: 1,538
  • 2 vehicles: 4,210
  • 3 vehicles: 1,068
  • 4 vehicles: 166
  • 5+ vehicles: 27
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 707
  • 2 vehicles: 470
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 141
  • 2000 to 2004: 484
  • 1990 to 1999: 262
  • 1980 to 1989: 509
  • 1970 to 1979: 737
  • 1960 to 1969: 716
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,513
  • 1940 to 1949: 879
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,557

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Wellesley, MA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Wellesley, MA:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 6
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 3
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 4
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 5
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 36
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 4
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 12
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 20
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 22
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 104
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 275
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1495
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 1546
  • $1,000,000 or more: 3606
 


Wellesley rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Wellesley:

  • Less than $100: 39 people
  • $100 to $149: 37
  • $150 to $199: 46
  • $200 to $249: 104
  • $250 to $299: 45
  • $300 to $349: 114
  • $350 to $399: 46
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 10
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 11
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 37
  • $700 to $749: 26
  • $750 to $799: 82
  • $800 to $899: 18
  • $900 to $999: 61
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 99
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 105
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 235
  • $2,000 or more: 372
  • No cash rent: 183
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 904
  • 1990 to 1994: 383
  • 1985 to 1989: 295
  • 1980 to 1984: 311
  • 1975 to 1979: 149
  • 1970 to 1974: 175
  • 1970 to 1974: 124
  • 1965 to 1969: 549


Wellesley, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 44.8%
Number of people working at home: 968 (7.9% of all workers)


Wellesley commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 373
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1699
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1445
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1013
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1169
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 800
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1836
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 688
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 740
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1065
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 417
  • 90 or more minutes: 62
 


Wellesley mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,093 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 492 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 113 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 48 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 63 (1%)
  • Railroad: 942 (8%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 58 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,446 (12%)
  • Other means: 43 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 968 (8%)
 


Wellesley, MA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 257
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 230
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 254
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 209
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 117
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 290
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 187
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 141
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 183
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 406
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 629
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 886
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 865
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 792
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1091
  • $200,000 or more: 2077
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4820
 Other groups: 3306
 English: 3140
 Italian: 2252
 German: 1466
 United States or American: 1073
 Russian: 822
 Scottish: 580
 Polish: 470
 French (except Basque): 443
 Scotch-Irish: 431
 European: 414
 British: 396
 Greek: 329
 Swedish: 303
 Norwegian: 281
 Eastern European: 200
 French Canadian: 196
 Canadian: 183
 Arab:: 176
 Lithuanian: 164
 Armenian: 156
 Hungarian: 150
 Dutch: 148
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 121
 Romanian: 115
 Portuguese: 108
 Ukrainian: 102
 Czech: 101
 Subsaharan African:: 90
 Austrian: 87
 Belgian: 78
 Welsh: 77
 Northern European: 66
 Lebanese: 63
 Czechoslovakian: 58
 Danish: 49
 Scandinavian: 42
 Jamaican: 41
 Yugoslavian: 41
 Egyptian: 40
 Icelander: 40
 Finnish: 37
 Swiss: 36
 Arab/Arabic: 31
 Albanian: 30
 Haitian: 28
 Iranian: 27
 Slovene: 25
 South African: 25
 Turkish: 22
 Slovak: 22
 African: 20
 Syrian: 20
 West Indian: 19
 Ugandan: 19
 Estonian: 17
 Palestinian: 15
 Bulgarian: 13
 Australian: 12
 British West Indian: 12
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11
 Croatian: 11
 Latvian: 10
 Barbadian: 10
 Celtic: 10
 Alsatian: 9
 Ghanian: 8
 Israeli: 8
 Jordanian: 7
 Nigerian: 6
 Cape Verdean: 6
 Ethiopian: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Canada (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Hong Kong (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Taiwan (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13341
  • Northeast: 5428
  • Midwest: 2093
  • South: 1407
  • West: 1071

62% of Wellesley residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 479
  • Less than 1 year of college: 192
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 433
  • Associate degree: 108
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,205
  • Master's degree: 2,102
  • Professional school degree: 1,059
  • Doctorate degree: 577

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 38
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 729
  • Less than 1 year of college: 269
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 809
  • Associate degree: 510
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,426
  • Master's degree: 2,072
  • Professional school degree: 414
  • Doctorate degree: 460

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 11.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 15.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 6.9%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 3.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 22.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 10.6%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 6.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 13.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $150,083
  • Black householders: $83,082
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $50,397
  • Asian householders: $163,163
  • Some other race householders: $93,148
  • Two or more races householders: $129,955
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $99,779
Wellesley household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Wellesley household income for Black householders
Wellesley household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Wellesley household income for Asian householders
Wellesley household income for Some other race householders
Wellesley household income for Two or more races householders
Wellesley household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Wellesley marital status for males
Wellesley marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $852,345
  • Black or African American householders: $551,826
  • Asian householders: $824,422
  • Some other race householders: $506,933
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $627,418

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,387
  • One, attached: 184
  • Two: 283
  • 3 or 4: 183
  • 5 to 9: 211
  • 10 to 19: 216
  • 20 to 49: 161
  • 50 or more: 228
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $449,662


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wellesley:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wellesley
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41.8%)
  • Electricity (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (46.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35.5%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 594
Here:

20.4%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 322
Here:

24.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,274
Here:

90.0%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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