Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA

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Population

143,075

0.706% growth

Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$104,048

5.48% growth

Number of Employees

71,852

1.76% growth

Median Property Value

$559,200

7.06% growth

About

In 2017, Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA had a population of 143k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $104,048. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew from 142,072 to 143,075, a 0.706% increase and its median household income grew from $98,644 to $104,048, a 5.48% increase.

The population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is 69% White Alone, 16.4% Asian Alone, and 7.75% Hispanic or Latino. 29.7% of the people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 87.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Brandeis University (2,361 degrees awarded in 2016), Bentley University (1,971 degrees), and Middlesex Community College (166887) (1,458 degrees).

The median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is $559,200, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA employs 71.9k people. The largest industries in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,127 people), Hospitals (4,549 people), and Computer Systems Design (4,301 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($185,679), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($182,253), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($159,088).

Median household income in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is $104,048. Males in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $80,205. The income inequality in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$104,048

2017 value

± $3,119

5.48%

1 Year Growth

± 4.11%

Households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $104,048, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $98,644 in 2016, which represents a 5.48% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$105,861

Average Male Salary

± $13,441

$80,205

Average Female Salary

± $11,274

In 2017, full-time male employees in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $91,543 ± $17,312

  2. White

    $81,606 ± $9,619

  3. Two or More Races

    $56,140 ± $42,074

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.161% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $163,261, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $132,841 and $124,673.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

71.9k

2017 Value

1.76%

1 Year growth

± 1.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.76%, from 70.6k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, are Software developers, applications & systems software (3,752 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,224 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,931 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Software developers, applications & systems software (3,752 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,224 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,931 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Other Physical Scientists (9.63 times higher than expected), Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (9.58 times), and Computer & information research scientists (8.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($232,008), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($226,241), and Dentists ($224,486).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.9k

2017 Value

1.76%

1 Year growth

± 1.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.76%, from 70.6k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,127 people), Hospitals (4,549 people), and Computer Systems Design (4,301 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,127 people), Hospitals (4,549 people), and Computer Systems Design (4,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Software publishing (8.71 times higher than expected), Scientific research & development services (8.15 times), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (7.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Nondepository credit & related activities ($185,679), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($182,253), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($159,088).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $31.5B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$240B

2015 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.2B

  2. $13.2B

  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.4% of the population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 9.3% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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954 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,302

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,922

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,899

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.59%

Uninsured

62.5%

Employer Coverage

9.3%

Medicaid

11.5%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

1.17%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 2.59%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is home to a population of 143k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is composed of 98.7k White Alone residents (69%), 23.5k Asian Alone residents (16.4%), 11.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.75%), 6.03k Black or African American Alone residents (4.21%), 3.19k Two or More Races residents (2.23%), 384 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.268%), 168 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.117%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Spanish (8,383 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (8,161 speakers), and Hindi (1,755 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

24.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

34.5k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 24.3%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    6,039 ± 1,867 people

  2. China

    5,267 ± 1,749 people

  3. Guatemala

    2,754 ± 1,276 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was India, the natal country of 6,039 Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents, followed by China with 5,267 and Guatemala with 2,754.

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Citizenship

87.6%

2017 Citizenship

88.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.6% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 88.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    98.7k ± 1.3k

  2. Asian Alone

    23.5k ± 1.01k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11.1k ± 1.32k

In 2017, there were 4.21 times more White Alone residents (98.7k people) in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.5k Asian Alone and 11.1k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    8,383 speakers (6.18%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    8,161 speakers (6.01%)

  3. Hindi

    1,755 speakers (1.29%)

29.7% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was Spanish. 6.18% of the overall population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 6.01% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.29% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA awarded 5,822 degrees. The student population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 9,135 male students and 10,725 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are White (3,106 and 66.3%), followed by Asian (534 and 11.4%), Hispanic or Latino (424 and 9.04%), and Unknown (299 and 6.38%).

The largest universities in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Brandeis University (2,361 and 40.6%), Bentley University (1,971 and 33.9%), and Middlesex Community College (166887) (1,458 and 25%).

The most popular majors in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (415 and 7.13%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (400 and 6.87%), and Accounting (314 and 5.39%).

The median tuition costs in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are $46,898 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was General Finance with 192 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,361 degrees awarded

  2. 1,971 degrees awarded

  3. 1,458 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$46,898

Median Private

In 2016, the Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brandeis University with 2,361 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,631

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,191

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,631 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, which is 0.825 times less than the 3,191 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,106 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    534 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    424 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA were to White students. These 3,106 degrees mean that there were 5.82 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 534 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was $559,200 in 2017, which is 2.57 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $522,300 to $559,200, a 7.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is 64.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$104,048

Median Household Income

± $3,119

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew to $104,048 from the previous year's value of $98,644.

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Housing

Property Value

$559,200

2017 Median

± $8,913

$522,300

2016 Median

± $10,872

In 2017, the median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew to to $559,200 from the previous year's value of $522,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.2%

2017 Homeownership

63.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.2% of the housing units in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.8%

  2. Carpooled

    7.56%

  3. Public Transit

    6.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (73.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.56%) and those who Public Transit (6.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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