Needham

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. 8 Beds,  10 Baths
    8,730 sqft   lot 1.37 ac
    Listed with eXp Realty
    MLS 73192191
  2. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73186140
  3. 6 Beds,  8 Baths
    8,774 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Douglas Elliman Real Estate - The Sarkis Team
    MLS 73199693
  4. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    8,321 sqft   lot 15,682 sqft
    Listed with eXp Realty
    MLS 73199052
  5. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,535 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73202207
  6. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,850 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73202901
  7. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,538 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with Luna Luxury Realty
    MLS 73198587
  8. 7 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,300 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 73196526
  9. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,100 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 73196185
  10. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,061 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73204356
  11. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,720 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 73192642
  12. Price Drop
    6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,800 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Bertone Realty, Inc.
    MLS 73181859
  13. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,100 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with New England Premier Properties
    MLS 73186262
  14. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,289 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with New England Premier Properties
    MLS 73186220
  15. Price Drop
    5 Beds,  6 Baths
    4,523 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73200824
  16. Price Drop
    6 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,584 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with eXp Realty
    MLS 73184218
  17. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,655 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 73197643
  18. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,900 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73200005
  19. Price Drop
    0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 2.23 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73184667
  20. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,455 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Regatta Realty
    MLS 73189700
  21. Pre-Foreclosure
    or Short Sale
    7 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,658 sqft   lot 1.08 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73204021
  22. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,883 sqft   lot 1.21 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Brookline
    MLS 73204501
  23. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 1.21 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Brookline
    MLS 73203740
  24. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,492 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 73204444
  25. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,184 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73194817
  26. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,184 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 73194814
  27. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,100 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Lamacchia Realty, Inc.
    MLS 73189002
  28. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,843 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Cullen Real Estate & Appraisal Company
    MLS 73195086
  29. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,940 sqft   lot 18,296 sqft
    Listed with Century 21 Shawmut Properties
    MLS 73202458
  30. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,666 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 73194560
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