Wellesley, MA
Demographic Data



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Wellesley Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Wellesley Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
29,673

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.09
5 To 17 21.04
18 To 24 18.23
25 To 34 4.93
35 To 54 24.66
55 To 64 11.04
65 Years And Over 15.02

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 16.4
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 97.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 82.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Wellesley 79915 68352.09898322482 #6EBE44
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Wellesley 176852 79998 #34A948
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.4%

Employment Industries in Wellesley

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Education 18.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 16.6
Finance 15.4
Healthcare 12.3
Retail 7.4
Manufacturing 5.2
Accommodation 4.9
Real estate 2.9
Information Technology 2.9
Administration 2.8
Other 2.6
Public Service 2.3
Wholesale 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 78.5
Black Or African American 2.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 11.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 22.4
Italian 12.4
English 11.6
German 9.9
Polish 4.6
Russian 2.7
Scottish 2.6
French 2.5
European 2.2
Swedish 1.9
Greek 1.7
French Canadian 1.5
Eastern European 1.3
Dutch 1.1
British 1.0
Canadian 1.0
Norwegian 0.9
Welsh 0.8
Portuguese 0.8
Scots-Irish 0.8

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 80.4
Chinese 6.0
Spanish 3.8
Langs. of India 1.5
French 1.2
German/Yiddish 0.9
Korean 0.8
African languages 0.6
Greek 0.5
Arabic 0.5
Slavic languages 0.4
Persian 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.4
Russian 0.3
Japanese 0.3
Italian 0.2
Portuguese 0.2
Urdu 0.2
West Germanic languages 0.2

Foreign Born Wellesley Residents:
15.2%