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
    8,710 sqft   lot 1.23 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72818258
  2. 6 Beds,  9 Baths
    8,725 sqft   lot 33,542 sqft
    Listed with Bellafi Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72816693
  3. lot 5.81 ac
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72790424
  4. 12 Beds,  10 Baths
    6,880 sqft   lot 5.81 ac
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72790121
  5. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 5.81 ac
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72790088
  6. 6 Beds,  8 Baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 1.03 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72826761
  7. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,610 sqft   lot 4.96 ac
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72801684
  8. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    8,029 sqft   lot 7.00 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72823513
  9. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    7,369 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72785501
  10. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,666 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Engel & Volkers Wellesley
    MLS 72821135
  11. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,583 sqft   lot 17,860 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72808670
  12. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    6,229 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72791963
  13. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,907 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72818247
  14. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    6,519 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72787745
  15. 4 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,290 sqft   lot 13,504 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72808898
  16. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,900 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Tower Hill Real Estate, LLC
    MLS 72804343
  17. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,400 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72798014
  18. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,940 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72818432
  19. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,027 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with The Greene Realty Group
    MLS 72806326
  20. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,172 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72800003
  21. 6 Beds,  7 Baths
    5,149 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72814604
  22. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,585 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72796412
  23. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,691 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72808101
  24. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,784 sqft   lot 16,553 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72808988
  25. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,037 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton
    MLS 72784222
  26. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,472 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72807770
  27. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,764 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 72789289
  28. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,483 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with RE/MAX Triumph Realty
    MLS 72814453
  29. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    4,359 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72805830
  30. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,700 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72802844
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