Needham, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Needham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
30,970
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
2.7%
Median Home
$855,300
Median Income
$165,547
Median Rent
$1,483

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

145
Total Crimes
463.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-81.28%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Needham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 145 463.6 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 10 32.0 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 8 25.6 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 135 431.7 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 22 70.3 179.0 340.5
Larceny 112 358.1 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 3.2 89.0 219.9

Needham, MA Cost Of Living

181
Needham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Needham Massachusetts National Average
Overall 181 131 100
Services 129 122 100
Groceries 111 109 100
Health 120 121 100
Housing 319 165 100
Transportation 114 107 100
Utilities 120 114 100

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Rankings for Needham in Massachusetts

Map Of Needham, MA

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Population over time in Needham

Year Population % Change
2019 30,970 0.8%
2018 30,735 1.0%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Needham

White
82.6% (25,595)
African American
2.8% (881)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
8.8% (2,738)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (735)
Hispanic
3.2% (999)
Race Needham MA USA
White 82.6% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.8% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.8% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Needham

Female
52.0% (16,115)
Male
48.0% (14,855)
Gender Needham MA USA
Female 52.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Needham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (309)
High School / GED
10.0% (3,097)
Some College
7.0% (2,167)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,548)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (9,291)
Master's Degree
30.0% (9,291)
Professional Degree
10.0% (3,097)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (2,167)
Education Needham MA USA
< 9th Grade -0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 30.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 10.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Needham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.6% (80,571)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (57,633)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.9% (88,313)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.1% (128,169)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.1% (95,195)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.5% (263,220)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.0% (217,630)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.3% (534,469)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (421,497)
$200,000 or more
39.1% (1,210,298)
Income Needham MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.9% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.1% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.1% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.5% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.0% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.3% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 39.1% 13.2% 7.7%

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