Needham employment information

Income per capita$62,497$36,441$28,555
Median household income$129,154$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$148,908$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$51,220$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$94,698$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$44,027$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level3.2%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Needham is 119% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Needham is 141% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Needham is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Needham is 80% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Needham median earnings by income bracket

Needham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services11.9%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%8.3%
Public administration2.1%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%0.9%
Education, health & social services20.4%44.2%

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Dover, MA2,249$171,538221%
Wellesley, MA28,858$159,615198%
Winchester, MA21,863$141,829165%
Lexington, MA32,306$137,456157%
Needham, MA29,540$129,154141%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Port Huron, MI29,534$32,88839%
Raytown, MO29,520$49,4428%
San Pablo, CA29,516$42,74620%
Clermont, FL29,582$55,3363%
Elizabethtown, KY29,464$42,73520%
Needham, MA29,540$129,154141%
Source: The Needham, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.