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Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after town in England
The latitude of Waltham is 42.376N. The longitude is -71.236W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,894.
Long known as a watch-manufacturing center
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4% of Waltham residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waltham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waltham was $26,364, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Waltham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Waltham include Piety Corner Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Waltham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $792. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,532.
Libraries in Waltham include Waltham Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Waltham include Daily News Tribune
Waltham restaurants taking online reservations include IL Capriccio, Tempo, The Elephant Walk - Waltham ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Waltham workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Waltham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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