Wellesley employment information

Income per capita$71,733$36,441$28,555
Median household income$159,615$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$180,170$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$74,017$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$115,250$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$19,404$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level3.5%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wellesley is 151% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wellesley is 198% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wellesley is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wellesley is 78% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Wellesley median earnings by income bracket

Wellesley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.4%0.2%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.2%
Financial & insurance services17.9%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services8.6%7.8%
Public administration2.4%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%0.6%
Education, health & social services19.9%47.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cordaville, MA2,550$178,200233%
Dover, MA2,249$171,538221%
Winchester, MA21,863$141,829165%
Lexington, MA32,306$137,456157%
Needham, MA29,540$129,154141%
Wellesley, MA28,858$159,615198%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norwood, MA28,844$79,96350%
Henderson, KY28,840$35,72533%
Bay Shore, NY28,883$67,53926%
Golden Gate, FL28,917$38,64428%
Sanford, NC28,798$44,39117%
Wellesley, MA28,858$159,615198%
Source: The Wellesley, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.