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,  5 baths
    4,375 sqft   lot 20,474 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72475686
  2. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,705 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 72508407
  3. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,768 sqft   lot 14,811 sqft
    Listed with Zemack Real Estate
    MLS 72495640
  4. 4 beds,  5 baths
    4,608 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72481675
  5. Price Drop
    4 beds,  3 baths
    3,200 sqft   lot 2.30 ac
    Listed with Get Listed Realty, LLC
    MLS 72497544
  6. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,342 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Hawthorn Properties
    MLS 72487932
  7. 6 beds,  5 baths
    3,726 sqft   lot 16,118 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72513484
  8. 5 beds,  4 baths
    3,393 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72505542
  9. 5 beds,  3 baths
    3,871 sqft   lot 1.04 ac
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72514700
  10. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,550 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Boston South West
    MLS 72472181
  11. 5 beds,  6 baths
    4,653 sqft   lot 1.06 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood
    MLS 72475926
  12. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,925 sqft   lot 9,148 sqft
    Listed with United Realty Express
    MLS 72505726
  13. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,632 sqft   lot 1.26 ac
    Listed with Conway - West Roxbury
    MLS 72499728
  14. 5 beds,  6 baths
    5,715 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72472971
  15. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,150 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72517534
  16. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,605 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72488087
  17. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,573 sqft   lot 1.03 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72508564
  18. 4 beds,  3 baths
    2,943 sqft   lot 10,455 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72516988
  19. 6 beds,  6 baths
    3,751 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72492532
  20. 4 beds,  3 baths
    3,055 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72508432
  21. 5 beds,  4 baths
    3,041 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Waltham
    MLS 72499952
  22. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,450 sqft   lot 1.05 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72486032
  23. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,002 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Romo Realty Group
    MLS 72500559
  24. 4 beds,  5 baths
    5,411 sqft   lot 1.22 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72477966
  25. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,500 sqft   lot 18,731 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72518490
  26. 4 beds,  3 baths
    3,370 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with www.EntryOnly.com
    MLS 72490766
  27. 5 beds,  5 baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 2.72 ac
    Listed with Red Tree Real Estate
    MLS 72508068
  28. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,206 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Redfin Corp.
    MLS 72501944
  29. 5 beds,  3 baths
    2,910 sqft   lot 42,254 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72522976
  30. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,050 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.
    MLS 72512642
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