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. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,000 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72509635
  2. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,000 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72504661
  3. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,729 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72510704
  4. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,584 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72551060
  5. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,110 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72545544
  6. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,727 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Redfin Corp.
    MLS 72552076
  7. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,167 sqft   lot 6,099 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72508810
  8. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,776 sqft   lot 18,296 sqft
    Listed with
    MLS 72539540
  9. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,924 sqft   lot 1.02 ac
    Listed with Pinnacle Residential
    MLS 72517333
  10. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,412 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72543215
  11. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,340 sqft   lot 9,584 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72533659
  12. lot 9,584 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72532930
  13. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,745 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72542338
  14. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,312 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Barrett Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72515896
  15. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,893 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with OwnerEntry.com
    MLS 72549188
  16. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,635 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72546217
  17. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,667 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72507878
  18. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,700 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72542339
  19. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,542 sqft   lot 7,841 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72513123
  20. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    2,314 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72549775
  21. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,731 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72522003
  22. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,100 sqft  
    Listed with Commonwealth Standard Realty Advisors
    MLS 72512292
  23. Price Drop
    4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,360 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Red Tree Real Estate
    MLS 72542444
  24. 3 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,290 sqft  
    Listed with RTN Realty Advisors LLC.
    MLS 72525839
  25. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,196 sqft   lot 11,762 sqft
    Listed with Realty Consultants
    MLS 72532973
  26. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,620 sqft  
    Listed with Mass Realty Advisors
    MLS 72536858
  27. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,206 sqft   lot 4,356 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72513565
  28. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,856 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72521373
  29. 2 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,174 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with Camber Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72529025
  30. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,786 sqft   lot 19,167 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72540009
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