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Welcome to Wellesley, MA

Wellesley is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Wellesley is part of the Greater Boston community made up of suburban towns and cities surrounding the city of Boston. The population was 27,982 at the time of the 2010 census. In 2008, Wellesley had the 3rd highest median household and family incomes in all of Massachusetts. In 2018, data revealed that Wellesley was the 7th wealthiest city in the United States. It is best known as the home of Wellesley College, Babson College, and a campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College.

Wellesley is located in eastern Massachusetts. It is bordered on the east by Newton, on the north by Weston, on the south by Needham and Dover and on the west by Natick. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.49 square miles (27.2 km2), of which 10.18 square miles (26.4 km2) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) is water.

As of the census of 2000, there were 26,613 people, 8,594 households, and 6,540 families residing in the town. There were 8,594 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female head of house, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median income for a household was $159,167, and the median income for a family was $186,518. The per capita income in the town was $72,046. About 2.4% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

According to Boston Magazine's yearly "Best Places To Live", Wellesley ranks first in the United States in percentage of adults who hold at least one college degree. Over 66% of the households have at least one individual holding an advanced degree beyond a bachelor's degree. In 2009, Wellesley ranked #2 in "America's Most Educated Small Towns" according to Forbes.com.

Wellesley was ranked number 31 on the Bloomberg list of America’s 100 Richest Places with an average household income of $264,145 in 2016

The town is known for possessing the second greatest concentration of residents with advanced degrees in the country. The public education services of the town are very well regarded, especially Wellesley High School; in 2007 it was ranked 70th best public high school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, earning a Gold Medal.

Wellesley also contains the main campus of three colleges: Wellesley, a women's liberal arts college, Massachusetts Bay Community College, a two-year public college, and Babson, a business college.

According to Forbes.com, Wellesley College is the sixth best college in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report, Babson College is the number one college in the country for entrepreneurship, receiving this distinction for the past fourteen years.

In addition, The Financial Times ranked Babson College as the 5th best U.S. college for providing custom executive education programs. Part of the main campus of Olin College, a private engineering school, is located in Wellesley, although its main entrance is located in Needham.

Education

The town is known for possessing the second greatest concentration of residents with advanced degrees in the country. The public education services of the town are very well regarded, especially Wellesley High School; in 2007 it was ranked 70th best public high school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, earning a Gold Medal.

On the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test, the district regularly scores higher than the state average. The school system also contains a middle school and seven elementary schools (Bates, Upham, Schofield, Fiske, Hardy, Hunnewell, and Sprague).

Wellesley also contains the main campus of three colleges: Wellesley, a women's liberal arts college, Massachusetts Bay Community College, a two-year public college, and Babson, a business college.

According to Forbes.com, Wellesley College is the sixth best college in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report, Babson College is the number one college in the country for entrepreneurship, receiving this distinction for the past fourteen years.

In addition, The Financial Times ranked Babson College as the 5th best U.S. college for providing custom executive education programs. Part of the main campus of Olin College, a private engineering school, is located in Wellesley, although its main entrance is located in Needham.

Here are current MLS listings in the Wellesley, MA area:


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  1. 5 beds,  9 baths
    8,100 sqft   lot 40,076 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72508404
  2. 5 beds,  8 baths
    7,763 sqft   lot 30,057 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72520847
  3. 7 beds,  8 baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 25,701 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72508818
  4. 5 beds,  8 baths
    6,874 sqft   lot 25,265 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72497163
  5. 5 beds,  7 baths
    7,279 sqft   lot 23,523 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72520135
  6. 6 beds,  8 baths
    6,148 sqft   lot 22,652 sqft
    Listed with Pinnacle Residential
    MLS 72513002
  7. 6 beds,  9 baths
    8,669 sqft   lot 4.41 ac
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
    MLS 72513333
  8. Price Drop
    5 beds,  9 baths
    7,555 sqft   lot 28,314 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72520422
  9. 6 beds,  7 baths
    7,012 sqft   lot 21,345 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72503101
  10. 6 beds,  7 baths
    7,420 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72525002
  11. 6 beds,  8 baths
    7,400 sqft   lot 21,780 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Weston
    MLS 72534521
  12. 6 beds,  7 baths
    7,220 sqft   lot 20,474 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72491649
  13. 4 beds,  6 baths
    4,804 sqft   lot 24,830 sqft
    Listed with Pinnacle Residential
    MLS 72532017
  14. Price Drop
    6 beds,  6 baths
    6,087 sqft   lot 25,265 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72487073
  15. 5 beds,  6 baths
    7,741 sqft   lot 3.02 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72515145
  16. 0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 3.02 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72508469
  17. 5 beds,  7 baths
    4,896 sqft   lot 27,879 sqft
    Listed with Rutledge Properties
    MLS 72503635
  18. 6 beds,  7 baths
    7,300 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72493225
  19. 5 beds,  6 baths
    5,501 sqft   lot 1.57 ac
    Listed with Rutledge Properties
    MLS 72530419
  20. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,014 sqft   lot 23,087 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72501044
  21. 5 beds,  7 baths
    6,307 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72500131
  22. 7 beds,  6 baths
    7,007 sqft   lot 40,947 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72493333
  23. 6 beds,  6 baths
    5,773 sqft   lot 25,265 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72513982
  24. 5 beds,  4 baths
    4,877 sqft   lot 19,602 sqft
    Listed with Pinnacle Residential
    MLS 72501174
  25. 6 beds,  8 baths
    4,984 sqft   lot 20,909 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72494593
  26. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,267 sqft   lot 27,879 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72509998
  27. 2 beds,  4 baths
    2,991 sqft   lot 2.75 ac
    Listed with
    MLS 72513043
  28. 5 beds,  4 baths
    4,557 sqft   lot 1.19 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72493864
  29. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,430 sqft   lot 17,424 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72508206
  30. 5 beds,  4 baths
    4,312 sqft   lot 16,553 sqft
    Listed with Rutledge Properties
    MLS 72496232
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