Needham

Welcome to Needham, MA

Needham is a town in Norfolk CountyMassachusetts, United States. A suburb of Boston, its population was 28,886 at the 2010 census. It is home to Babson College, a very well-respected business school and the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, an engineering school.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.7 square miles (32.9 km²), of which 12.6 square miles (32.7 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) is water.

Needham's area is roughly in the shape of an acute, northward-pointing triangle. The Charles River forms nearly all of the southern and northeastern boundaries, the town line with Wellesley forming the third, northwestern one. In addition to Wellesley on the northwest, Needham borders Newton and the West Roxbury section of Boston on the northeast, and Dover, Westwood, and Dedham on the south. The majority of Cutler Park is in Needham and is located along the Charles River and the border with Newton and West Roxbury. Needham is elevated at sea level but is a very hilly town.

As of the census of 2010, there were 28,886 people, 10,341 households, and 7,792 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,292.7 people per square mile (885.2/km²). There were 10,846 housing units at an average density of 860.1 per square mile (332.1/km²).

There were 10,341 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married living together, 6.9% have a female householder with no husband present and 26.7% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town, the population was laid out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the town was $116,867, and the median income for a family was $144,042. Males had a median income of $76,459 versus $47,092 for females. The per capita income for the town was $56,776. About 1.6% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The Town of Needham operates one high school, Needham High School, which underwent a $62-million renovation that was completed in 2009;

Middle schools:

  • William F. Pollard Middle School, for seventh and eighth grade
  • High Rock School, for sixth grade only;

Elementary schools for grades K-5:

  • John Eliot Elementary School
  • Hillside Elementary School
  • William Mitchell Elementary School
  • Newman Elementary School
  • Broadmeadow Elementary School.

Needham is in the process of building a new elementary school, Sunita L. Williams Elementary School, to replace the aging Hillside Elementary School, scheduled to open in the fall of 2019.

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


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  1. 6 Beds,  9 Baths
    7,000 sqft   lot 1.03 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72733682
  2. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    7,318 sqft   lot 15,682 sqft
    Listed with Louis Wolfson
    MLS 72759618
  3. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    8,029 sqft   lot 7.00 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72733293
  4. 7 Beds,  8 Baths
    6,200 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72756771
  5. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    6,067 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72746973
  6. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,642 sqft   lot 1.09 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72742346
  7. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,660 sqft   lot 1.66 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72739258
  8. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,312 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72735268
  9. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,264 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72747888
  10. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,600 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Boston Metrowest
    MLS 72726845
  11. 7 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,922 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72746852
  12. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,955 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with M & C Metrowest Realty, LTD
    MLS 72757695
  13. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,338 sqft   lot 1.04 ac
    Listed with Real Living Suburban Lifestyle Real Estate
    MLS 72746858
  14. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,523 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Easton
    MLS 72750427
  15. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,300 sqft   lot 1.31 ac
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72743213
  16. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,400 sqft   lot 1.04 ac
    Listed with www.EntryOnly.com
    MLS 72750709
  17. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    5,100 sqft   lot 9,584 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72737689
  18. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,650 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72742443
  19. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,557 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72732618
  20. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,324 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72748412
  21. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,558 sqft   lot 23,523 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Westwood
    MLS 72748042
  22. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,537 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72722626
  23. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,600 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72757257
  24. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,470 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Belmont
    MLS 72742863
  25. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,384 sqft   lot 9,584 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72732537
  26. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,400 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72754264
  27. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,200 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72732939
  28. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,447 sqft  
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72738542
  29. Price Drop
    5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,100 sqft  
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72750469
  30. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    3,989 sqft   lot 38,769 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72728993
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