StatisticNeedhamMassachusettsNational
Population30,1676,949,503328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,45589491
Median age43.039.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%43%43%
Speak English83%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Needham is 175% higher than Massachusetts
  • The median age in Needham is 9% higher than Massachusetts
  • In Needham 86.76% of the population is White
  • In Needham 2.09% of the population is Black
  • In Needham 8.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Needham, MA Demographics

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      Needham population breakdown by race

      RaceNeedhamMassachusettsNational
      White86.76%79.26%73.35%
      Black2.09%7.26%12.63%
      Asian8.24%6.11%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.40%3.01%3.06%
      Other race0.51%4.13%4.75%
      In Needham, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Needham age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Needham, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).