Waltham Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Waltham, MA

General Waltham Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Lincoln, MA, Newton, MA, Cambridge, MA, Hanscom AFB, MA, Arlington, MA, Lexington, MA, Weston, MA, Chestnut-Hill, MA, Belmont, MA, Watertown, MA, Wellesley, MA

Waltham Population (census data)
Total 59,758 (+0.2% since 2000)
Male 29,456 (49.3%)
Female 30,302 (50.7%)

Population Density: 4,705 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 132.9 (US Avg is 100)

Waltham Elevation: 50 feet above sea level

Land Area: 12.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $66,335

Zip Codes: 02452, 02453, 02454, and 02451.

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Waltham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.4%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.7%)
  • Chinese (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (21.2%)
  • Italian (18.5%)
  • English (8.3%)
  • French Canadian (5.7%)
  • German (4.9%)
  • French (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 11,975 people (20.0%)
  • Asia (38.0%)
  • Latin America (27.6%)
  • Europe (20.8%)
  • North America (13.5%)

Local Waltham Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: , Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University

Waltham School Information

High Schools
Waltham Senior High (617 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA, 02452 - Waltham District)
Middle Schools
John F Kennedy Middle (655 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA, 02452 - Waltham District)
John W. McDevitt Middle School (75 Church Street, Waltham, MA, 02453 - Waltham District)
Elementary Schools
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School (494 Lincoln Street, Waltham, MA, 02452 - Waltham District)
Henry Whittemore Elementary School (30 Parmenter Road, Waltham, MA, 02453 - Waltham District)
James Fitzgerald Elementary School (140 Beal Road, Waltham, MA, 02453 - Waltham District)
Jonathan Bright Elementary School (260 Grove Street, Waltham, MA, 02453 - Waltham District)
Northeast Elementary School (70 Putney Lane, Waltham, MA, 02452 - Waltham District)
Thomas R Plympton Elementary School (20 Farnsworth Street, Waltham, MA, 02451 - Waltham District)
William F. Stanley Elementary School (250 South Street, Waltham, MA, 02453 - Waltham District)

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