The Needham Census Designated Place had a population of 29,265 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Needham is located at latitude 42.2816 and longitude -71.2424 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the Needham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.
The Needham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378176) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Needham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||28,463|
|Population in Familes||25,190|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||802|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,313 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,776 (77.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,660 (14.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||877 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$799,932|
|Average Home Value||$835,090|
|Median Household Income||$130,551|
|Average Household Income||$182,929|
|Per Capita Income||$65,306|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.85%|
The table below compares Needham to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 45||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 64||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 97||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 9||97th|
|Per Capita Income||# 8||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.