Wellesley

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  2. Wellesley Statistics
  3. Wellesley Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Wellesley Employment Information
  5. Wellesley Family Information
  6. Wellesley Education Information
  7. Wellesley Business Information
  8. Wellesley Public Benefits Information
  9. Wellesley Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Wellesley Zip Codes


Wellesley Legal Resources

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Wellesley Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 26,613
  • Land Area (2000): 26.368 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.799 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): WELLESLEY
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Houses (2000): 8,861
Wellesley Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 3,572
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $129,655,000 / $28,155,000

Wellesley Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 13,689 13,337 353 2.58% 26
1991 13,263 12,811 452 3.40% 34
1992 13,351 12,867 484 3.62% 36
1993 13,473 13,061 412 3.05% 31
1994 13,632 13,263 369 2.70% 27
1995 13,599 13,273 326 2.40% 24
1996 13,716 13,496 219 1.60% 16
1997 14,008 13,806 202 1.44% 14
1998 14,143 13,944 199 1.40% 14
1999 14,191 14,000 191 1.34% 14
2000 13,346 13,111 235 1.76% 18
2001 13,390 13,050 340 2.54% 25
2002 13,315 12,817 499 3.75% 37
2003 13,090 12,597 494 3.77% 38
2004 13,033 12,580 453 3.48% 35
2005 13,110 12,688 422 3.22% 32
2006 13,076 12,674 403 3.08% 31
2007 13,208 12,813 395 2.99% 30
2008 13,268 12,830 438 3.30% 33
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 13,197 12,797 400 3.03% 30
Feb 2008 13,152 12,770 382 2.90% 29
Mar 2008 13,183 12,819 364 2.76% 28
Apr 2008 13,168 12,845 323 2.45% 25
May 2008 13,166 12,691 475 3.61% 36
Jun 2008 13,466 12,886 580 4.31% 43
Jul 2008 13,500 12,995 505 3.74% 37
Aug 2008 13,406 12,959 447 3.33% 33
Sep 2008 13,178 12,711 467 3.54% 35
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Wellesley Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,308 20.65%
2. Finance and Insurance 1,144 18.06%
3. Educational Services 646 10.20%
4. Health Care 496 7.83%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 314 4.96%
6. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 192 3.03%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 172 2.72%
8. Construction 172 2.72%
9. Info Services and Data Processing 131 2.07%
10. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 120 1.89%
11. Public Administration 118 1.86%
12. Accommodation and Food Services 103 1.63%
13. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 96 1.52%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 81 1.28%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 78 1.23%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 75 1.18%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 73 1.15%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 72 1.14%
19. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 57 0.90%
20. Electrical Goods, Wholesale 55 0.87%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,873 30.41%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 820 13.31%
3. Health Care 701 11.38%
4. Finance and Insurance 403 6.54%
5. Social Assistance 293 4.76%
6. Info Services and Data Processing 204 3.31%
7. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 185 3.00%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 178 2.89%
9. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 141 2.29%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 137 2.22%
11. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 120 1.95%
12. Public Administration 120 1.95%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 113 1.83%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 68 1.10%
15. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 68 1.10%
16. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 50 0.81%
17. Private Household Services 48 0.78%
18. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 45 0.73%
19. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 45 0.73%
20. Food and Beverage Stores 37 0.60%

Wellesley Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Top Executives 471 7.44%
2. Other Management Occupations 426 6.73%
3. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 426 6.73%
4. Business Operations Specialists 387 6.11%
5. Computer Specialists 364 5.75%
6. Financial Managers 352 5.56%
7. Physicians and Surgeons 321 5.07%
8. Lawyers 316 4.99%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 307 4.85%
10. Other Financial Specialists 283 4.47%
11. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 259 4.09%
12. Engineers 231 3.65%
13. Postsecondary Teachers 214 3.38%
14. Accountants and Auditors 156 2.46%
15. Operations Managers Non Finance 130 2.05%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 107 1.69%
17. Life and Physical Scientists 106 1.67%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 95 1.50%
19. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 83 1.31%
20. Social Scientists and Related 75 1.18%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Management Occupations 381 6.19%
2. Secretaries and Admins 333 5.41%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 321 5.21%
4. Postsecondary Teachers 276 4.48%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 274 4.45%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 256 4.16%
7. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 234 3.80%
8. Computer Specialists 223 3.62%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 221 3.59%
10. Child Care Workers 204 3.31%
11. Registered Nurses 199 3.23%
12. Media and Communications Workers 188 3.05%
13. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 157 2.55%
14. Business Operations Specialists 154 2.50%
15. Social Scientists and Related 150 2.44%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 137 2.22%
17. Art and Design Workers 131 2.13%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 123 2.00%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 110 1.79%
20. Physicians and Surgeons 109 1.77%

Wellesley Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 9,785 47.59%
15-35 hours 3,173 15.43%
1-14 hours 1,772 8.62%
No regular hours 5,831 28.36%

Wellesley Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 92 0.81%
5 AM-5:29 AM 64 0.57%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 74 0.65%
6 AM-6:29 AM 437 3.86%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 776 6.86%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,959 17.33%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,863 16.48%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,905 16.85%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,074 9.50%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,152 10.19%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 367 3.25%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 157 1.39%
Noon-3:59 PM 740 6.54%
4 PM-11:59 PM 647 5.72%

Wellesley Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 373 3.30%
5-9 1,699 15.03%
10-14 1,445 12.78%
15-19 1,013 8.96%
20-24 1,169 10.34%
25-29 800 7.08%
30-34 1,836 16.24%
35-39 688 6.08%
40-44 740 6.54%
45-59 1,065 9.42%
60-89 417 3.69%
At least 90 62 0.55%

Wellesley Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 45 0.40% 6,454 57.08%
30-44 552 4.88% 2,712 23.99%
45-59 395 3.49% 670 5.93%
At least 60 183 1.62% 296 2.62%

Wellesley Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 58 0.47%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 492 4.01%
 Car / truck / van, solo 8,093 65.93%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 43 0.35%
 Public transportation 1,175 9.57%
 Walked 1,446 11.78%
 Worked at home 968 7.89%

Wellesley Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Family Information

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Households (2000): 8,614 (23,162 people)
Families (2000): 6,554 (20,591 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,905
People at same address in 1995: 14,582

Wellesley Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 257 2.98%
$10,000-$14,999 230 2.67%
$15,000-$19,999 254 2.95%
$20,000-$24,999 209 2.43%
$25,000-$29,999 117 1.36%
$30,000-$34,999 290 3.37%
$35,000-$39,999 187 2.17%
$40,000-$44,999 141 1.64%
$45,000-$49,999 183 2.12%
$50,000-$59,999 406 4.71%
$60,000-$74,999 629 7.30%
$75,000-$99,999 886 10.29%
$100,000-$124,999 865 10.04%
$125,000-$149,999 792 9.19%
$150,000-$199,999 1,091 12.67%
$200,000 or more 2,077 24.11%

Wellesley Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,775 20.65%
 Family, 2 people 2,546 29.63%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 247 2.87%
 Family, 3 people 1,451 16.88%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 25 0.29%
 Family, 4 people 1,637 19.05%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 8 0.09%
 Family, 5 people 686 7.98%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.02%
 Family, 6 people 170 1.98%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 47 0.55%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Wellesley Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,171 26.64%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 6,326 23.50%
Public Assistance 92 0.34%
Retirement 1,402 5.21%
Self Employment 1,755 6.52%
Social Security 2,308 8.57%
Supplemental Security 195 0.72%
Wage / Salary 6,795 25.25%
Other 872 3.24%

Wellesley Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,657 45.69%
 With children under 18 3,158 54.31%

Wellesley Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 331 3.76%
 Married 6,180 70.27%
 Never Married 2,047 23.27%
 Widowed 237 2.69%

Wellesley Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 728 6.00%
 Married 6,818 56.17%
 Never Married 3,626 29.87%
 Widowed 966 7.96%

Wellesley Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Education Information

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Wellesley Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 157 0.79%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 442 2.22%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,943 9.74%
 Some college, no degree 4,163 20.88%
 Associate degree 661 3.32%
 Bachelors degree 5,883 29.50%
 Graduate or professional degree 6,690 33.55%

Wellesley Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 174 0.65% 642 2.41% 816 3.07%
Kindergarten 332 1.25% 120 0.45% 452 1.70%
Grades 1-4 1,382 5.19% 283 1.06% 1,665 6.26%
Grades 5-8 937 3.52% 311 1.17% 1,248 4.69%
Grades 9-12 995 3.74% 322 1.21% 1,317 4.95%
Undergrad college 364 1.37% 3,274 12.30% 3,638 13.67%
Graduate or professional school 46 0.17% 310 1.16% 356 1.34%
Total 4,230 15.89% 5,262 19.77% 9,492 35.67%

Wellesley Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 409
Wellesley Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Public Benefits Information

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Wellesley Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 22,279 96.18%
 Below Poverty Level 885 3.82%

Wellesley Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Wellesley Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,907 14.68%
10-19 Years 4,305 16.18%
20-29 Years 2,759 10.37%
30-39 Years 3,362 12.63%
40-49 Years 4,098 15.40%
50-59 Years 3,402 12.78%
60-69 Years 1,985 7.46%
70-79 Years 1,712 6.43%
80-89 Years 883 3.32%
90+ Years 200 0.75%

Wellesley Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 11,651 43.78%
 Female 14,962 56.22%

Wellesley Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 23,509 88.34%
 Asian 1,687 6.34%
 Hispanic/Latino 617 2.32%
 African-American 409 1.54%
 Multiracial 335 1.26%
 Other Race 37 0.14%
 Amerindian 16 0.06%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.01%

Wellesley Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 6,223 22.02%
2. English 4,394 15.55%
3. Italian 2,951 10.44%
4. German 2,610 9.24%
5. United States Or American 1,073 3.80%
6. Scottish 1,066 3.77%
7. Russian 1,059 3.75%
8. French Non-Basque 963 3.41%
9. Polish 917 3.25%
10. Scotch Irish 613 2.17%

Wellesley Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 21,189 85.80%
2. Chinese 785 3.18%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 574 2.32%
4. French 383 1.55%
5. Korean 255 1.03%
6. Italian 241 0.98%
7. German 126 0.51%
8. Greek 122 0.49%
9. Russian 99 0.40%
10. Japanese 84 0.34%

Wellesley Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 23,723 89.14%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,310 4.92%
 Not a citizen 1,580 5.94%

Wellesley Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Wellesley Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wellesley Zip Codes

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02482