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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. 6 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,600 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Equity Partners, Inc.
    MLS 72539574
  2. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,802 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72519830
  3. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    3,090 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72510091
  4. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,624 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72548625
  5. Price Drop
    4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,672 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72532130
  6. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,627 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Rutledge Properties
    MLS 72531973
  7. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,509 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72544871
  8. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,607 sqft   lot 19,167 sqft
    Listed with Philip Hou Real Estate
    MLS 72534719
  9. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,087 sqft   lot 24,830 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72508317
  10. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,638 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72532168
  11. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,557 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72513227
  12. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,361 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with www.EntryOnly.com
    MLS 72548400
  13. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,782 sqft   lot 30,928 sqft
    Listed with Aprilian Inc.
    MLS 72518139
  14. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,466 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72549367
  15. lot 1,307 sqft
    Listed with Boston Realty Advisors
    MLS 72523962
  16. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,105 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72522070
  17. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,500 sqft   lot 17,860 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72547484
  18. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,031 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72522065
  19. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,558 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72517895
  20. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,836 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72527215
  21. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,648 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72519955
  22. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,278 sqft   lot 5,228 sqft
    Listed with StartPoint Realty
    MLS 72540843
  23. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,588 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Redfin Corp.
    MLS 72535602
  24. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,100 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72551580
  25. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,236 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72507954
  26. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,556 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72542541
  27. Price Drop
    3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,530 sqft   lot 16,553 sqft
    Listed with Brilliant Solution, Inc.
    MLS 72507462
  28. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,982 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72534564
  29. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,108 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with Prime Property Group
    MLS 72516351
  30. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,820 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72542732
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