Living in Needham, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Needham SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
4

Needham, MA Crime Report

160
Total Crimes
511.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-80.07%
Below National Average

Needham, MA Cost Of Living

181
Needham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average

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
30,735
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
2.6%
Median Home
$805,000
Median Income
$153,032
Median Rent
$1,473

Needham, MA Photos

Rankings for Needham in Massachusetts

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Map Of Needham, MA

Population over time in Needham

Year Population % Change
2017 30,735 1.0%
2016 30,429 0.9%
2015 30,167 1.1%
2014 29,853 1.1%
2013 29,540 1.0%
2012 29,240 0.8%
2011 29,005 0.8%
2010 28,786 0.4%
2009 28,683 -
Crime/100k Needham MA USA
Violent Crime 51.2 338.1 368.9
Murder 3.2 2.0 5.0
Robbery 6.4 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 35.2 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 460.6 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 22.4 200.8 376.0
Larceny 428.6 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 9.6 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Needham

White
82.9% (25,491)
African American
3.1% (957)
American Indian
0.1% (24)
Asian
8.6% (2,647)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (684)
Hispanic
3.0% (932)
Race Needham MA USA
White 82.9% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 3.1% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.6% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Needham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.5% (75,945)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (64,239)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.0% (90,791)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.2% (129,906)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.5% (106,780)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.2% (282,367)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (229,834)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (537,041)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.1% (464,807)
$200,000 or more
35.5% (1,091,784)
Income Needham MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.5% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.0% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.2% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.5% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.2% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.1% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 35.5% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Needham

Female
52.4% (16,115)
Male
47.6% (14,620)
Gender Needham MA USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Needham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-1.0% (-307)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (614)
High School / GED
11.0% (3,380)
Some College
7.0% (2,151)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,536)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (9,527)
Master's Degree
30.0% (9,220)
Professional Degree
9.0% (2,766)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (1,844)
Education Needham MA USA
< 9th Grade -1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 30.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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