Needham, MA has a population of 30,167 and is the 1,414th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,455 per sq mi which is 290% higher than the Massachusetts average and 2610% higher than the national average. The median age in Needham is 43 which is approximately 9% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Needham, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 59% of Needham residents were born in Massachusetts, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.