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. 5 beds,  7 baths
    8,029 sqft   lot 7.00 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72485829
  2. 6 beds,  8 baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72486651
  3. 7 beds,  6 baths
    8,110 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential
    MLS 72475394
  4. 5 beds,  8 baths
    6,944 sqft   lot 16,552 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72458593
  5. Price Drop
    5 beds,  5 baths
    4,800 sqft   lot 1.47 ac
    Listed with M & C Metrowest Realty, LTD
    MLS 72475864
  6. 6 beds,  7 baths
    6,343 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72462283
  7. 5 beds,  8 baths
    7,400 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72458207
  8. 4 beds,  5 baths
    7,250 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.
    MLS 72479586
  9. 5 beds,  5 baths
    5,203 sqft   lot 14,810 sqft
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 72477433
  10. 0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 6.95 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72462408
  11. 5 beds,  6 baths
    6,224 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Casa Realty Service
    MLS 72461583
  12. 6 beds,  5 baths
    5,957 sqft   lot 3.22 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood
    MLS 72461789
  13. 5 beds,  6 baths
    6,222 sqft   lot 1.38 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72468109
  14. 5 beds,  5 baths
    5,670 sqft   lot 1.05 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72486089
  15. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,780 sqft   lot 12,196 sqft
    Listed with Svingen Realty
    MLS 72476854
  16. 5 beds,  6 baths
    5,443 sqft   lot 10,018 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72469351
  17. Price Drop
    5 beds,  4 baths
    3,725 sqft   lot 4.52 ac
    Listed with
    MLS 72464947
  18. 6 beds,  6 baths
    6,233 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72464300
  19. 6 beds,  6 baths
    5,851 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72450955
  20. 6 beds,  4 baths
    5,528 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72481355
  21. 5 beds,  7 baths
    6,200 sqft   lot 16,989 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72464771
  22. $1,789,000
    4 beds,  5 baths
    4,220 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72485873
  23. 5 beds,  4 baths
    5,000 sqft   lot 9,584 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72462727
  24. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,375 sqft   lot 20,474 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72475677
  25. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,375 sqft   lot 20,474 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72475686
  26. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,600 sqft   lot 20,473 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72459078
  27. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,600 sqft   lot 20,473 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72459079
  28. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,310 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72458108
  29. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,156 sqft   lot 1.33 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72486594
  30. 4 beds,  6 baths
    4,200 sqft   lot 12,196 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72458586
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