Needham SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
4

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Needham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. A suburb of Boston, its population was 28,886 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, an engineering school.
Population
30,429
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
3.0%
Median Home
$752,000
Median Income
$141,690
Median Rent
$1,457

Rankings for Needham in Massachusetts

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Map Of Needham, MA

Population over time in Needham

Year Population % Change
2017 30,429 0.9%
2016 30,167 1.1%
2015 29,853 1.1%
2014 29,540 1.0%
2013 29,240 0.8%
2012 29,005 0.8%
2011 28,786 0.4%
2010 28,683 -

Crime in Needham Per 100k

Crime Needham MA USA
Violent Crime 29.0 358.0 382.9
Murder 3.2 2.5 5.3
Robbery 0.0 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 19.3 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 624.7 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 19.3 249.1 430.4
Larceny 602.2 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 3.2 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Needham

White
84.4% (25,679)
African American
2.0% (622)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
8.2% (2,487)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (818)
Hispanic
2.7% (823)
Race Needham MA USA
White 84.4% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 2.0% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.2% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.7% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Needham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.4% (103,458)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (57,815)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.8% (85,201)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.0% (91,287)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.9% (149,102)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.6% (261,689)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (292,118)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.4% (529,464)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.7% (447,306)
$200,000 or more
33.8% (1,028,500)
Income Needham MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.8% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.0% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.9% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.6% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.4% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.7% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 33.8% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Needham

Female
51.5% (15,663)
Male
48.5% (14,765)
Gender Needham MA USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Needham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.7% (207)
9-12th Grade
1.6% (480)
High School / GED
11.4% (3,479)
Some College
7.4% (2,250)
Associate's Degree
4.3% (1,319)
Bachelor's Degree
31.9% (9,702)
Master's Degree
27.5% (8,366)
Professional Degree
9.3% (2,834)
Doctorate Degree
5.9% (1,789)
Education Needham MA USA
< 9th Grade 0.7% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.6% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 11.4% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 7.4% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.3% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 31.9% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 27.5% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 9.3% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.9% 2.7% 1.4%

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