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. 7 Beds,  8 Baths
    8,500 sqft   lot 1.81 ac
    Listed with LAER Realty Partners
    MLS 72554700
  2. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,566 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72572007
  3. Price Drop
    5 Beds,  8 Baths
    7,000 sqft   lot 19,602 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72570190
  4. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    7,261 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Block Capital Realty LLC
    MLS 72550001
  5. 4 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,107 sqft   lot 1.54 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72539641
  6. 4 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,754 sqft   lot 18,296 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood
    MLS 72580345
  7. 4 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,700 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72573958
  8. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,484 sqft   lot 13,504 sqft
    Listed with Arrive Real Estate
    MLS 72563007
  9. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    6,000 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72569647
  10. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,413 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72568102
  11. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,770 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Svingen Realty
    MLS 72566489
  12. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 3.47 ac
    Listed with Great Estates Realty, Inc.
    MLS 72559296
  13. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,000 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Four Season Homes, Llc
    MLS 72557550
  14. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,621 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 72574444
  15. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,330 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72575764
  16. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,688 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72538953
  17. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,000 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72570651
  18. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,965 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72566625
  19. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,200 sqft   lot 2.30 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72564505
  20. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,287 sqft   lot 12,633 sqft
    Listed with Castles Unlimited®
    MLS 72551803
  21. lot 1.05 ac
    Listed with 128 CRE
    MLS 72567524
  22. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,456 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72559104
  23. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,968 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72571459
  24. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,411 sqft   lot 1.22 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72543888
  25. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,843 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72581477
  26. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,327 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Realty Consultants
    MLS 72560280
  27. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,729 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72564134
  28. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    3,060 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with J. W. Higgins Realty
    MLS 72582899
  29. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    3,060 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with J. W. Higgins Realty
    MLS 72582864
  30. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,584 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72551060
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