Needham, Massachusetts

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Needham is located in Norfolk County, MA. The population is , making Needham the 7th largest city in Norfolk County.

There are 8 public schools in Needham with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Needham is very low , and there are 3 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Needham is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Needham property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Needham include Wellesley, Waban and Newton.

Needham Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 2.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 24.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 73.1%

Crime Rate

81.36% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 3
  • Violent Crimes: 32
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 70
  • Property Crime: 432
  • Larceny Theft: 358

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 3 offenders in Needham
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

163 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 160


Low 4.6%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 7.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Needham, MA and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Needham's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Needham, MA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$1,585,000 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

106 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Needham, MA issued 106 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Needham, MA issued 79 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,715
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,900
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,311
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,880
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,131

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Environmental Hazards

163 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Needham, MA has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Needham, MA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Needham, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 27.03°
  • February 30.42°
  • March 38.5°
  • April 48.88°
  • May 58.65°
  • June 66.34°
  • July 73.17°
  • August 70.6°
  • September 62.62°
  • October 52.17°
  • November 42.17°
  • December 32.67°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Needham, MA

Needham, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Needham, MA has a high risk of hurricanes.
Needham, MA has a high risk of hail storms.
Needham, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Needham, MA: $118,037


Unemployment in Needham is 4.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.2% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 35.29%
White Collar - 64.71%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • James McGovern
  • Niki Tsongas
  • Joseph P. Kennedy III
  • William Keating

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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1 Cemetery view all

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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