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
    3,600 sqft   lot 7,840 sqft
    Listed with Pinewood Real Estate, Inc.
    MLS 72448985
  2. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,350 sqft   lot 10,454 sqft
    Listed with OwnerEntry.com
    MLS 72452688
  3. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,299 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis Delta REALTORS®
    MLS 72458517
  4. 5 beds,  5 baths
    4,299 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72457885
  5. 4 beds,  5 baths
    4,000 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72453020
  6. 6 beds,  6 baths
    3,751 sqft   lot 12,196 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72448142
  7. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,550 sqft   lot 12,632 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72450057
  8. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,566 sqft   lot 10,018 sqft
    Listed with Impact Realty, LLC
    MLS 72449678
  9. 4 beds,  3 baths
    3,951 sqft   lot 8,276 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72464871
  10. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,400 sqft   lot 8,276 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72439287
  11. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,400 sqft   lot 8,276 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72438692
  12. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,411 sqft   lot 10,018 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72467960
  13. 5 beds,  3 baths
    3,488 sqft   lot 22,215 sqft
    Listed with Red Tree Real Estate
    MLS 72440116
  14. 3 beds,  3 baths
    3,500 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72438687
  15. 0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 1.81 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.
    MLS 72436497
  16. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,174 sqft   lot 14,374 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72464996
  17. 4 beds,  4 baths
    2,729 sqft   lot 7,405 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72453074
  18. 4 beds,  3 baths
    3,052 sqft   lot 7,405 sqft
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72450248
  19. 4 beds,  3 baths
    2,644 sqft   lot 10,454 sqft
    Listed with Hammond Residential Real Estate
    MLS 72457727
  20. 4 beds,  4 baths
    2,900 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72447404
  21. 3 beds,  4 baths
    4,183 sqft   lot 1.14 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72458673
  22. 5 beds,  3 baths
    3,030 sqft   lot 11,761 sqft
    Listed with Louis Wolfson
    MLS 72450424
  23. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,700 sqft  
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72439254
  24. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,700 sqft   lot 11,325 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72439255
  25. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,012 sqft   lot 9,147 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72466295
  26. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,012 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72465335
  27. 3 beds,  3 baths
    3,100 sqft   lot 31,798 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72448127
  28. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,675 sqft   lot 11,325 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72454563
  29. 4 beds,  5 baths
    3,675 sqft  
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72454557
  30. 5 beds,  4 baths
    3,344 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72452403
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