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Waltham’s Population Continues to Rise

Take a look at Waltham’s growth in the last three years.

Waltham’s population increased by 2 percent between 2010 and 2013, according to new U.S. Census data released this week.

Waltham had 60,850 residents in 2010 and that number rose 1,377 to 62,227 in 2013.

The 2 percent figure for Waltham is higher than the 1 percent median growth rate among Massachusetts communities that was reported by the Boston Business Journal but well below the 10 percent population increase in Cohasset, which saw the most growth in the state.

Communities near Waltham also saw an influx of residents: Lexington 4 percent increase, Weston 4 percent, Lincoln 3 percent, Newton 3 percent, Watertown 3 percent and Belmont 2 percent.

See Boston Business Journal’s full report >>

Raj May 30, 2014 at 10:33 AM
anyone driving in any of the towns listed here experience the growth firsthand. Gridlock!
Waltham Man May 30, 2014 at 01:30 PM
Yep, no wonder why people come here...
JohnnyMass June 01, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Ninety-five percent of Waltham's new residents are probably illegals who jumped the fence.
Deva June 02, 2014 at 03:06 AM
That's right Johnny Mass. I was going to say, have they taken the Illegal Immigrant population into account?

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