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,  2 Baths
    2,248 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72558969
  2. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,800 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72558638
  3. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,727 sqft   lot 15,246 sqft
    Listed with Redfin Corp.
    MLS 72552076
  4. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,167 sqft   lot 6,099 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72564135
  5. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,048 sqft   lot 7,406 sqft
    Listed with Commonwealth Properties Residential, LLC
    MLS 72564724
  6. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,764 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72563875
  7. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    2,602 sqft  
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Cambridge - Mass Ave.
    MLS 72553822
  8. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,110 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72578775
  9. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,174 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Weston - Boston Post Rd.
    MLS 72559623
  10. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,174 sqft   lot 13,068 sqft
    Listed with Zakarian Realty, LLC
    MLS 72563533
  11. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,412 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Louise Condon Realty
    MLS 72571689
  12. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,300 sqft   lot 11,326 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72553092
  13. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,846 sqft   lot 13,940 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72574385
  14. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,893 sqft   lot 8,277 sqft
    Listed with OwnerEntry.com
    MLS 72549188
  15. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,635 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72546217
  16. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,907 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72564121
  17. 0 Beds,  0 Bath
    lot 20,909 sqft
    Listed with Centre Realty Group
    MLS 72563316
  18. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,195 sqft   lot 12,197 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72574380
  19. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,978 sqft  
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72558649
  20. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    2,472 sqft  
    Listed with Hammond Residential Real Estate
    MLS 72562787
  21. 3 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,612 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72569291
  22. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,876 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Realty Consultants
    MLS 72564439
  23. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,961 sqft   lot 10,890 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
    MLS 72562824
  24. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,927 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72571707
  25. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,300 sqft   lot 20,038 sqft
    Listed with Lamacchia Realty, Inc.
    MLS 72581683
  26. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,711 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72581004
  27. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,816 sqft  
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72571710
  28. 4 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,560 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with Better Place Realty
    MLS 72573702
  29. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,648 sqft   lot 6,970 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72563421
  30. 3 Beds,  2 Baths
    1,344 sqft   lot 10,019 sqft
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72574532
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