Needham

Welcome to Needham, MA

Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 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. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,167 sqft   lot 4.63 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73058302
  2. 6 Beds,  8 Baths
    8,346 sqft   lot 1.02 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Wellesley
    MLS 73052133
  3. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 6.63 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73044285
  4. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,312 sqft   lot 6.63 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73044284
  5. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,798 sqft   lot 1.23 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 73047364
  6. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,588 sqft   lot 9.98 ac
    Listed with LandVest, Inc.
    MLS 73040550
  7. 8 Beds,  10 Baths
    5,600 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73056485
  8. 6 Beds,  8 Baths
    6,700 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73054784
  9. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,900 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73049491
  10. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,826 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73062477
  11. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    8,015 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with M. J. Grappo Realty Associates
    MLS 73047205
  12. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,200 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73061995
  13. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,100 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73059178
  14. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,200 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with Tower Hill Real Estate, LLC
    MLS 73060430
  15. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,582 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with New England Premier Properties
    MLS 73037143
  16. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 2.14 ac
    Listed with www.HomeZu.com
    MLS 73046023
  17. Price Drop
    5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,700 sqft   lot 37,462 sqft
    Listed with Tower Hill Real Estate, LLC
    MLS 73044938
  18. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,505 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73061553
  19. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,548 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73033175
  20. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,014 sqft   lot 17,860 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73061087
  21. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,844 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73046501
  22. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,314 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73036699
  23. Price Drop
    4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,681 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73050699
  24. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,321 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Needham
    MLS 73039647
  25. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,591 sqft   lot 6,534 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Needham
    MLS 73060678
  26. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,690 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73043990
  27. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,383 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73062275
  28. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,383 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73062265
  29. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,488 sqft   lot 1.11 ac
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 73047338
  30. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,965 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 73041687
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