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. lot 29,186 sqft
    Listed with 128 CRE
    MLS 72591131
  2. 5 Beds,  8 Baths
    6,000 sqft   lot 1.37 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72596658
  3. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,200 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72590336
  4. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,116 sqft   lot 20,474 sqft
    Listed with Castles Unlimited®
    MLS 72590582
  5. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,000 sqft   lot 20,909 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72611432
  6. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,814 sqft   lot 14,375 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72592968
  7. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,270 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72586381
  8. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,588 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72608473
  9. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,770 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Svingen Realty
    MLS 72600720
  10. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,986 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Alina Budin Realty
    MLS 72598900
  11. 6 Beds,  5 Baths
    4,410 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72599937
  12. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,235 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72611772
  13. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,327 sqft   lot 1.17 ac
    Listed with Cap Realty
    MLS 72604530
  14. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    3,000 sqft   lot 13,504 sqft
    Listed with United Realty Express
    MLS 72611804
  15. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,386 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72591921
  16. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,452 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72610636
  17. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,532 sqft   lot 1.44 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72608491
  18. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,536 sqft   lot 16,553 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72605842
  19. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,000 sqft   lot 27,008 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72610483
  20. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,400 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72611337
  21. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,635 sqft  
    Listed with Andrew Mitchell & Company - Wellesley
    MLS 72594770
  22. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,368 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with eXp Realty
    MLS 72592235
  23. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,752 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72611043
  24. lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72608716
  25. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,000 sqft   lot 14,811 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72598731
  26. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,200 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with Boston Advanced Realty, LLC
    MLS 72607286
  27. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,624 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72607046
  28. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,088 sqft   lot 16,553 sqft
    Listed with Louis Wolfson
    MLS 72598174
  29. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,728 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Real Living Realty Group
    MLS 72609048
  30. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    1,955 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72597461
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