Waltham Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Waltham: City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

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About

Waltham is a city located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 60,632 and a population density of 1,701 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 62,069 inhabitants.

The city was created 387 years ago in 1633.

Waltham MA Central Square image
Waltham MA Central Square
Waltham MA Central Square image

Geography

Waltham is located at 42°22'35"N 71°14'8"W (42.3764900, -71.2356100).

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Waltham Quick Facts

Population : 62,069 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 02451–02454
Area : 35.64 km2
Official name : Waltham
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1634 (387 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:24:57 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 1,741 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.32% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Waltham increased by 2.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 60,632 - census
2011 61,382 1.22% estimation process
2012 62,047 1.07% estimation process
2013 62,327 0.45% estimation process
2014 63,114 1.25% estimation process
2015 63,003 -0.18% estimation process
2016 62,939 -0.1% estimation process
2017 62,822 -0.19% estimation process
2018 62,563 -0.41% estimation process
2019 62,495 -0.11% estimation process
2020 62,069 -0.69% estimation process

Waltham zip code is 02451. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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Local Places in Waltham

1 Waltham City Hall
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2 City Clerk of Committees
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People born in Waltham (118)

People born in Waltham, including Nobel prize winning US physicist Kenneth G. Wilson, linguist and ethnologist and a specialist in the indigenous peoples of California John Peabody Harrington, Canadian politician C. D. Howe, you can see a list of people who born in Waltham.

  • Samuel Livermore (American politician (1732-1803)) he was born in 14/05/1732
  • Deena Kastor (athletics competitor, long distance runner, and marathoner) she was born in 14/02/1973
  • Shawn McEachern (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/02/1969
  • Evelyn Sears (US tennis player) she was born in 09/03/1875
  • Mary Watson Whitney (American astronomer) she was born in 11/09/1847
  • Clarence Hobart (US tennis player) he was born in 27/06/1870
  • Caroll Spinney (American puppeteer (1933-2019)) he was born in 26/12/1933
  • Bertram Eugene Warren (American mineralogist) he was born in 28/06/1902
  • John Lynch (American businessman and politician) he was born in 25/11/1952
  • Nathaniel P. Banks (politician of Massachusetts and general of the Union Army (1816-1894)) he was born in 30/01/1816
  • Charles J. Precourt (American astronaut) he was born in 29/06/1955
  • James Chirillo (Jazz guitar) he was born in 02/05/1953
  • Keith Aucoin (American ice hockey player) he was born in 06/11/1978
  • Thomas Joseph Riley (Catholic bishop) he was born in 30/11/1900
  • Cynthia Sayer (American musician) she was born in 20/05/1962
  • Theodore Lyman (Natural scientist, military staff officer during the American Civil War, and United States Representative from Massachusetts) he was born in 23/08/1833
  • Warren Newcombe (special effects artist) he was born in 28/04/1894
  • Bob Weston (American musician and audio engineer) he was born in 01/01/1965

Schools in Waltham

College & universities near Waltham, MA

Code Name City ZIP
164739 Bentley University Waltham (MA) 02452-4705
167224 New England School of Photography Waltham (MA) 02453
165015 Brandeis University Waltham (MA) 02454-9110
166391 Lasell University Newton (MA) 02466
167598 Regis College Weston (MA) 02493-1571

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waltham, MA

Code Name Address Type
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Waltham

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waltham Post Office Waltham (MA) 02451
South Waltham Post Office Waltham (MA) 02453
Watertown Annex Post Office Waltham (MA) 02453
Auburndal Post Office Auburndale (MA) 02466
North Waltham Post Office Waltham (MA) 02452

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Waltham , Illinois human settlement in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States of America with a population of 393 people.
  • Waltham , Minnesota city in the U.S. state of Minnesota with a population of 351 people.
  • Waltham , Maine town in the U.S. state of Maine with a population of 340 people.

Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Lowell 109,945 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Cambridge 107,289 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newton 87,803 City in Massachusetts, United States
Somerville 80,935 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Somerville 75,754 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham 73,892 Town in Massachusetts
Framingham Center 65,413 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Medford 60,847 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Malden 59,922 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Everett 46,107 City in Massachusetts
Arlington 45,169 Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Billerica 43,021 Town in Massachusetts
Woburn 40,135 City in Massachusetts
Marlborough 39,290 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Waltham distances to largest Massachusetts cities