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

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2019 Population
144,739
0.256% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.4
0.767% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
5.84%
11.8% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$118,428
10.1% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$627,500
5.21% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
74,488
2.96% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA had a population of 145k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $118,428. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew from 144,370 to 144,739, a 0.256% increase and its median household income grew from $107,531 to $118,428, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.47%), White (Hispanic) (4.06%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.65%). 29.4% of the households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 87.4% of the residents in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Brandeis University (2,369 degrees awarded in 2019), Bentley University (1,753 degrees), and Middlesex Community College (166887) (1,205 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was $627,500, and the homeownership rate was 65%. Most people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is home to a population of 145k people, from which 87.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 37.8% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (54.6k people).

In 2019, there were 4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.1k people) in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Spanish (8,700 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (7,952 speakers), and Hindi (1,902 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    98.1k ± 1.8k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 1.1k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.47k ± 1.02k
7.75%
Hispanic Population
11.2k people

In 2019, there were 4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.1k people) in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.75% of the people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are hispanic (11.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races 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
    8,700 speakers (6.31%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    7,952 speakers (5.77%)
  3. Hindi
    1,902 speakers (1.38%)

29.4% 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 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was Spanish. 6.31% of the overall population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 5.77% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.38% speak Hindi, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

37.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
54.6k people
25.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36.3k people

As of 2019, 37.8% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents (54.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 25.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    6,411 ± 1,922 people
  2. China
    5,660 ± 1,811 people
  3. Guatemala
    2,474 ± 1,211 people

In 2019, 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 6,411 Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents, followed by China with 5,660 and Guatemala with 2,474.

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Citizenship

87.4%
2019 Citizenship
86.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 87.4% of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,496 ± 246
  2. Korea
    831 ± 177
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    655 ± 160

Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is $118,428. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income 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 $203,673, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $152,587 and $141,568.

Males in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $83,785. The income inequality in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA employs 74.5k people. The largest industries in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,906 people), Computer Systems Design (4,428 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,248 people), and the highest paying industries are Other administrative & other support services ($194,117), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($179,016), and Offices of physicians ($173,295).

Wages

Median Household Income

$118,428
2019 value
± $3,374
10.1%
1 Year Growth
± 3.66%

Households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $118,428, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $107,531 in 2018, which represents a 10.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$115,639
Average Male Salary in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA
± $14,534
$83,785
Average Female Salary in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA
± $11,429

In 2019, full-time male employees in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA
  1. Asian
    $100,095 ± $18,668
  2. White
    $87,185 ± $10,176
  3. Two or More Races
    $66,804 ± $65,864

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA.

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Wage Distribution

0.486
2019 Wage GINI in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA
0.481
2018 Wage GINI in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA

In 2019, the income inequality in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was 0.486 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2019, 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 $203,673, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $152,587 and $141,568.

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

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.84% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA (7.99k out of 137k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    4,588 ± 511
  2. Hispanic
    1,645 ± 426
  3. Asian
    1,420 ± 273

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

74.5k
2019 Value
2.96%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.96%, from 72.3k employees to 74.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, are Software developers (3,911 people), Other managers (2,768 people), and Postsecondary teachers (1,801 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 (3,911 people), Other managers (2,768 people), and Postsecondary teachers (1,801 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 Computer and information research scientists (11.4 times higher than expected), Other Physical Scientists (9.51 times), and Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (8.57 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 Other financial clerks ($287,460), Physicians ($239,630), and Chief executives & legislators ($221,912).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

74.5k
2019 Value
2.96%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.96%, from 72.3k employees to 74.5k 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 (4,906 people), Computer Systems Design (4,428 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,248 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 (4,906 people), Computer Systems Design (4,428 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,248 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 Scientific research & development services (9.73 times higher than expected), Software publishing (9.67 times), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (7.61 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 Other administrative & other support services ($194,117), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($179,016), and Offices of physicians ($173,295).

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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. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

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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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B 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. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.08%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
59.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA awarded 5,346 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 8,559 male students and 10,149 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are White (2,678 and 64.6%), followed by Asian (531 and 12.8%), Hispanic or Latino (452 and 10.9%), and Black or African American (247 and 5.96%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Brandeis University (2,369 and 44.3%), Bentley University (1,753 and 32.8%), and Middlesex Community College (166887) (1,205 and 22.5%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (481 and 9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (315 and 5.89%), and General Finance (257 and 4.81%).

The median tuition costs in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA are $52,700 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

Most Common
  1. 235 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 188 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 169 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was General Finance with 235 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,369 degrees awarded
  2. 1,753 degrees awarded
  3. 1,205 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$52,700
Median Private

In 2019, the Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brandeis University with 2,369 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,356
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,990
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,356 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA, which is 0.788 times less than the 2,990 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Middlesex County--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
    2,678 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    531 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    452 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Middlesex County--Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was White students. These 2,678 degrees mean that there were 5.04 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 531 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA was $627,500 in 2019, which is 2.61 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $596,400 to $627,500, a 5.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is 65%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$627,500
2019 Median
± $8,426
$596,400
2018 Median
± $8,362

In 2019, the median property value in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew to to $627,500 from the previous year's value of $596,400.

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 $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$118,428
Median Household Income
± $3,374
53.5k
Number of Households
± 1,465

In 2019, the median household income of the 53.5k households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA grew to $118,428 from the previous year's value of $107,531.

The following chart displays the households in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ 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

65%
2019 Homeownership
64.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 65% 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 64.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. 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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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% 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 Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (7.44%)
  3. Public Transit (6.42%)

In 2019, 73.9% of workers in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.44%) and those who used public transit to get to work (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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
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 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

97.9% of the population of Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 62.9% on employee plans, 9.66% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$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

2.09%
Uninsured
62.9%
Employer Coverage
9.66%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA declined by 0.0666% from 2.09% to 2.09%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Waltham City, Lexington, Burlington, Bedford & Lincoln Towns PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

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

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