Needham, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Needham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
31,177
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
2.4%
Median Home
$900,200
Median Income
$174,707
Median Rent
$1,604

Needham SnackAbility

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

Needham, MA Crime Report

141
Total Crimes
446.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-80.97%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Needham
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 141 446.4 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 24 76.0 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 2 6.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 18 57.0 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 117 370.4 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 13 41.2 149.7 314.2
Larceny 96 303.9 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 25.3 99.2 246.0

Needham, MA Cost Of Living

180
Needham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Needham Massachusetts National Average
Overall 180 132 100
Services 130 119 100
Groceries 111 112 100
Health 119 123 100
Housing 320 164 100
Transportation 113 109 100
Utilities 120 116 100

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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
2020 31,177 1.4%
2019 30,735 1.0%
2018 30,429 0.9%
2017 30,167 1.1%
2016 29,853 1.1%
2015 29,540 1.0%
2014 29,240 0.8%
2013 29,005 0.8%
2012 28,786 0.4%
2011 28,683 -

Race / Ethnicity in Needham

White
84.1% (26,209)
African American
2.8% (858)
American Indian
0.1% (16)
Asian
8.7% (2,700)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (572)
Hispanic
2.6% (822)
Race Needham MA USA
White 84.1% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 2.8% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 8.7% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.6% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Needham

Female
52.3% (16,312)
Male
47.7% (14,864)
Gender Needham MA USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Needham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (623)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (311)
High School / GED
8.0% (2,494)
Some College
7.0% (2,182)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,247)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (9,664)
Master's Degree
30.0% (9,353)
Professional Degree
10.0% (3,117)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (2,182)
Education Needham MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 25.0% 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
1.8% (56,764)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (51,840)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.3% (72,403)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (154,074)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.4% (137,856)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.6% (236,035)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (241,248)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.3% (446,295)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.2% (348,695)
$200,000 or more
44.0% (1,372,483)
Income Needham MA USA
Less than $10,000 1.8% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.3% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.4% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.6% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.3% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.2% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 44.0% 14.3% 8.3%

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