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Brighton, Massachusetts, 02135
2 Bedrooms$1,759 - $3,411
3 Bedrooms$2,159 - $4,780
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02452
1 Bedroom$1,609 - $2,130
2 Bedrooms$1,940 - $2,469
Auburndale, Massachusetts, 02466
1 Bedroom$2,350 - $3,185
2 Bedrooms$3,150 - $3,750
3 Bedrooms$3,850 - $4,525
Watertown, Massachusetts, 02472
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,649 - $2,169
2 Bedrooms$2,329 - $3,916
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Waltham Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 7.3% 8.8% -1.5% $10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 5.6% -1.4% $15,000 to $19,999 4.3% 5.1% -0.8% $20,000 to $24,999 4.7% 5.1% -0.4% $25,000 to $29,999 4.7% 5.1% -0.4% $30,000 to $34,999 6.1% 5.2% +0.9% $35,000 to $39,999 5.0% 5.0% +0.0% $40,000 to $44,999 5.0% 4.9% +0.1% $45,000 to $49,999 4.0% 4.6% -0.6% $50,000 to $59,999 10.7% 8.8% +1.9% $60,000 to $74,999 11.0% 11.3% -0.3% $75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 12.8% +1.4% $100,000 to $124,999 9.6% 7.2% +2.4% $125,000 to $149,999 4.3% 3.7% +0.6% $150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 3.3% -0.4% $200,000 or more 2.2% 3.5% -1.3%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.5% 6.8% -1.3% 10.0% to 14.9% 14.9% 12.2% +2.7% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.9% 14.2% +0.7% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.6% 12.5% +2.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.7% 11.8% +0.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.7% 7.7% +1.0% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.8% 5.0% -1.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.8% 6.4% +0.4% 50.0% or more 14.5% 17.2% -2.7% Not computed 3.6% 6.2% -2.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 10.0% 9.2% +0.8% 25 to 34 years 33.3% 27.9% +5.4% 35 to 44 years 21.6% 22.1% -0.5% 45 to 54 years 13.0% 14.4% -1.4% 55 to 64 years 8.5% 8.5% +0.0% 65 to 74 years 6.1% 7.5% -1.4% 75 to 84 years 5.4% 7.3% -1.9% 85 years and over 2.1% 3.2% -1.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 39.1% 30.9% +8.2% 30 to 44 minutes 28.8% 25.7% +3.1% 45 to 59 minutes 15.2% 15.8% -0.6% 60 or more minutes 16.9% 27.6% -10.7%
Source: 2000 Census
A Walkable Town
Lace up those walking shoes and breathe in the fresh air! Waltham received an extraordinary score of 97 out of 100 on Walkscore.com
, placing it in the top 1% of cities nationally. Characteristics that helped to determine this score include Waltham's population density, number and location of local shops and community parks, convenient public transportation system, and trail network. On warm summer nights you can find Waltham's locals taking a stroll downtown to enjoy the shops, restaurants, and bars along Moody Street, or over at Charles Riverwalk for a leisurely walk amongst the beautiful scenery.Don't Need to Go to Boston for Symphonies!The Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra provides the community with an opportunity to perform in and attend classical concerts of the highest quality. The civic symphony that began in 1985 consists of 60 professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians of all ages and professions. The popular orchestra puts on five to six shows annually including Concerts on the Common and the December Holiday Pops. The symphony also hosts an annual youth concerto competition that gives young musicians an opportunity to perform solo works with the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra.
Average Apartment Rent in Waltham, Massachusetts
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Waltham Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Waltham have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In December the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Waltham apartment cost $1,991. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Waltham apartment was $2,383 in December. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in December was $2,842. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Waltham rentals listed below.
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Map & Local Information
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I've got dogs. What are the best places in Waltham for being outdoors with pets?
Located on Waltham's Mill Street, the beautiful grounds of the Beaver Brook Reservation are considered by many locals to be an unofficial dog park. The clean and picturesque park offers its visitors walking trails, wooded areas, open fields, picnic areas, restrooms, and a playground and sprinkler system for little ones. Located on Moody Street in downtown Waltham sits the award winning Lizzy's Ice Cream. While you enjoy some quality time with your pup on the dog friendly patio, be sure to try Lizzy's yummy homemade ice cream with unique flavors like Charles River Crunch and spicy Mad Dog Mango sherbet.
What do people do for fun in Waltham?
Nestled in the heart of downtown, Waltham's lively Moody Street is the city's arts and entertainment hub. Labeled Waltham's "Restaurant Row", this neighborhood offers visitors an impressive array of quality shops, eateries, and bars, including the famed Watch City Brewing Company. The city also boasts a dynamic culture with an assortment of sophisticated cultural destinations like the Charles Museum of Industry, the Waltham Symphony Orchestra, and the modern Rose Art Museum. Outdoor culture abounds in Waltham as well, including Riverwalk- a 1.5-mile hiking and biking trail along the banks of the Charles River, and Prospect Hill Park, with 254 acres of woodlands for hiking and picnicking. Over twenty additional parks throughout the city provide plenty of outdoor spaces where residents can play tennis, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, and more.
How is the school system in Waltham?
The Waltham public school system includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one senior high school. Because Massachusetts has a very strong public education system, the Waltham public schools aren't exceptional relative to the rest of the state, but they are when compared to the rest of the country. The Waltham School District is rated as better than 27.9 percent of school districts in Massachusetts--but also better than 87.2 percent of school districts in the US.
Does Waltham have a good school system?
It depends on how you look at it. Public education in Waltham is provided by the Waltham School District. With 10 schools serving close to 5,000 students, this district was rated better than 27.9 percent of school districts in Massachusetts and 87.2 percent of school districts in the country, making it below average compared to the rest of the state but excellent compared to the rest of the United States. As far as higher education is concerned, Waltham is also home to Bentley University, Brandeis University, and the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.
How much are utilities in Waltham?
Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of utilities in Waltham is 46 percent higher than the US average, which is quite a bit higher than the US average. This difference might be attributed to the climate, which features hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. Given those conditions, air conditioning is necessary in summer months just as heat is used frequently in the wintertime. On average, gas and electric combined should amount to about $250 a month. Cable should run between $75 and $100 a month, and water will cost about $40 a month.