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. 7 Beds,  10 Baths
    10,600 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with New England Elite Realty, LLC
    MLS 72930756
  2. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,330 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Westwood
    MLS 72921309
  3. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,175 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72934880
  4. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,095 sqft   lot 16,989 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72931117
  5. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    6,371 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72912357
  6. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,600 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Commonwealth Standard Realty Advisors
    MLS 72913687
  7. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,509 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72928925
  8. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    4,810 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Panorama Realty, Inc.
    MLS 72930525
  9. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,200 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72933009
  10. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,566 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72916573
  11. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72934494
  12. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,285 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72917899
  13. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,300 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72915563
  14. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,500 sqft   lot 19,167 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72935029
  15. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,458 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with W. J. Nealon Commercial Realty, Inc.
    MLS 72912653
  16. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    2,525 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72931357
  17. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,539 sqft  
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72933960
  18. 4 Beds,  1 Bath
    1,776 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72918299
  19. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72918300
  20. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    2,485 sqft   lot 3,050 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72930510
  21. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,983 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72918624
  22. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,873 sqft  
    Listed with DL Realty
    MLS 72918115
  23. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,746 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72928576
  24. 3 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,286 sqft  
    Listed with United Real Estate, LLC
    MLS 72925102
  25. 2 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,452 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72923889
  26. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,624 sqft   lot 14,811 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72928113
  27. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,464 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72935171
  28. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,464 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72935118
  29. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72918675
  30. 2 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,383 sqft  
    Listed with Redfin Corp.
    MLS 72933110
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