Wellesley

Wellesley offers a delightful suburban feel with a population of approximately 29,000 residents.

Welcome to Wellesley

Wellesley is a lovable town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Home to both Wellesley and Babson Colleges, the town has a rich history of academic excellence. Wellesley offers a delightful suburban feel with a population of approximately 29,000 residents. Throughout its various neighborhoods, Wellesley boasts beautifully-constructed homes and buildings that follow the town's historic architectural design. You'll quickly feel connected to the community of Wellesley as the town hosts many popular events. The most popular event in town is Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend: an annual Memorial Day event featuring parades, fireworks, music, food, and more. If you're looking for a vibrant, suburban community just minutes from Boston, Wellesley may be perfect for you.
 

Wellesley MA Demographics

Population: 28,717
Median Income: $54,116
Home Ownership Rate: 83%
 

Wellesley MA Housing Stats

Median Sales Price: $1,602,500
Number of Homes Sold: 24
Number of Days on the Market: 23
 

What to Do in Wellesley MA

Wellesley MA Restaurants

 

Wellesley MA Shopping

As a part of the Greater Boston metropolitan area, Wellesley features great shopping centers and plazas. Linden Square features a blend of well-known chains and cool boutiques whereas Church Street Square offers a collection of upscale specialty shops. Throughout Wellesley, you'll find ample opportunity to find exactly what you're looking for.

Overview for Wellesley, MA

29,365 people live in Wellesley, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $97,262. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,365

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$97,262

Average individual Income

Around Wellesley, MA

There's plenty to do around Wellesley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

76
Very Walkable
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Gilbert's Sports Nostalgia, Gymnasia Strength & Movement, and MG Rhythmic Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.9 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.41 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.15 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wellesley, MA

Wellesley has 8,668 households, with an average household size of 2.82. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wellesley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,365 people call Wellesley home. The population density is 2,930.32 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,365

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

43.34 / 56.66%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,668

Total Households

2.82

Average Household Size

$97,262

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Wellesley, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Wellesley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Wellesley Senior High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Katharine Lee Bates
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Sprague Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Tenacre Country Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
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