Waltham, Massachusetts

Population 61,411

Waltham is located in Middlesex County, MA. The population is 61,411, making Waltham the 5th largest city in Middlesex County.

There are 10 public schools in Waltham with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Waltham is low , and there are 21 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Waltham is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Waltham property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Waltham include West Newton, Auburndale and Belmont.

Waltham Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 8.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 41.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 50%

Crime Rate

60.76% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 35
  • Violent Crimes: 163
  • Robbery: 11
  • Burglary: 112
  • Property Crime: 816
  • Larceny Theft: 669

Registered Offenders

78.64% Lower than national avg.
  • 21 offenders in Waltham
  • 3.42 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

349 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 15
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 334

Unemployment

Low 4.5%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 5.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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Summary
There are 10 K-12 public schools in Waltham, MA and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Waltham's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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21 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Waltham, MA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$512,500 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.9%
  • Rented
    46.2%
  • Owned
    47%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

51 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Waltham, MA issued 51 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 51 permits, 41 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Waltham, MA issued 237 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 237 permits, 32 were issued for single family homes and 205 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,715
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,900
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,311
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,880
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,131

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Environmental Hazards

349 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Waltham, MA has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Waltham, MA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Waltham, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 25.92°
  • February 29.38°
  • March 38.5°
  • April 49.13°
  • May 58.53°
  • June 66.49°
  • July 73.4°
  • August 71.14°
  • September 62.97°
  • October 51.76°
  • November 41.83°
  • December 31.62°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Waltham, MA

Earthquakes
Waltham, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Waltham, MA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Waltham, MA has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Waltham, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Waltham, MA: $82,188

Unemployment

Unemployment in Waltham is 4.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 27.66%
White Collar - 72.34%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • Katherine Clark

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 Cemeteries view all

12 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Waltham, MA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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