Wellesley

Welcome to Wellesley

The town of Wellesley (approx. pop. 27,982) sits just 10.5 miles west of Boston, five miles west of Newton, and seven miles east of Framingham. What’s more, with Wellesley College and Babson College both in the community, Wellesley has a vibrant college town vibe that attracts families as well as academics, artists and writers from far and wide. Paired with A+ public schools and easy access to public transportation, cultural events and plenty of things to do, it’s no surprise Wellesley is one of the most popular Boston ‘burbs.

Quick Facts

Population

27,982

Female

15,785

Male

12,197

  • White
    22,422
    76.9%
  • Hispanic
    1,522
    5.2%
  • Asian alone
    3,424
    11.7%
  • Black
    644
    2.2%
Median Home Price

$ 980,400

Average Income

$171,719

Median resident age

36.8 years

Wellesley Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Ernest F UphamK-5Elementary2017: 185/93814.1
HunnewellK-5Elementary2017: 37/93814.9
John D HardyK-5Elementary2017: 65/93814.7
Joseph E FiskePK-5Elementary2017: 133/93816
Katharine Lee BatesK-5Elementary2017: 134/93816.2
SchofieldK-5Elementary2017: 63/93816
Sprague Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 207/93814.7
St John SchoolPK-6Private–: –/–15
Tenacre Country Day SchoolPK-6Private–: –/–5.2
Wellesley Middle6-8Middle2017: 16/48711.7
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