Wellesley, MA

28,909 Population
10 square miles 2,886.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,886.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.5%
was 56.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.8%
was 14.4%
 
Percent Under 18
26.5%
was 27.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.2%
was 13.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
3.3%
was 3.5%
 
Median Household Income
$171,719
was $163,454
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.2
50.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
37.1
was 51.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
697.3
was 695.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,134
was 9,067
 
Median Rent
$1,852
was $1,887
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
8,609
was 8,561
 
Homeownership Rate
82.6%
was 83.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
912.1
was 905.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.0%
was 25.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 99.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.2%
was 98.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
83.8%
was 83.4%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
92.8%
was 92.1%
Ranked 23rd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
10.2%
was 11.9%
Ranked 28th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$133,057,025
$129,131,062
Ranked 34th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$128,625,418
$125,982,417
Ranked 30th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$4,611
was $4,530
Ranked 71st Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$4,457
was $4,420
Ranked 70th Highest in MA

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