Waltham employment information

Income per capita$35,642$36,441$28,555
Median household income$73,162$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$95,304$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$53,347$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$42,491$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$30,795$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.4%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waltham is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waltham is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waltham is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waltham is 33% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Waltham median earnings by income bracket

Waltham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%1.5%
Manufacturing sector11.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.8%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%10.3%
Public administration3.8%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%0.6%
Education, health & social services18.0%39.6%

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Winchester, MA21,863$141,829165%
Lexington, MA32,306$137,456157%
Waltham, MA61,908$73,16237%

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Utica, NY61,852$31,17342%
Coon Rapids, MN61,809$64,69421%
Bethesda, MD62,024$145,288172%
Santa Cruz, CA62,045$61,53315%
Waltham, MA61,908$73,16237%
Source: The Waltham, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.