Needham, MA
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Needham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Needham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
31,248

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.20
5 To 17 21.58
18 To 24 7.33
25 To 34 5.73
35 To 54 28.11
55 To 64 13.96
65 Years And Over 18.09

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 97.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 75.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Needham 74419 63651.315200307916 #6EBE44
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Needham 153032 70782.47609796711 #6EBE44
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.6%

Employment Industries in Needham

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 16.8
Healthcare 15.8
Education 15.7
Finance 10.3
Retail 8.1
Manufacturing 6.3
Other 3.7
Construction 3.7
Accommodation 3.6
Administration 2.9
Real estate 2.6
Information Technology 2.5
Arts 2.4
Public Service 2.3
Wholesale 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 82.9
Black Or African American 3.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 8.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.2
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 20.5
English 11.3
Italian 10.2
German 7.9
Russian 7.7
Polish 6.3
Eastern European 3.5
Scottish 2.3
European 2.2
French 1.7
Swedish 1.6
French Canadian 1.5
Greek 1.0
British 1.0
Norwegian 0.9
African 0.9
Ukrainian 0.9
Hungarian 0.9
Egyptian 0.8
Israeli 0.8

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 83.0
Chinese 4.8
Spanish 2.1
Russian 1.8
Slavic languages 1.8
Langs. of India 1.3
African languages 0.9
Scandinavian languages 0.6
Italian 0.6
French 0.6
Arabic 0.5
Vietnamese 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.3
Korean 0.2
Greek 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.1
Hungarian 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Persian 0.1
Polish 0.1

Foreign Born Needham Residents:
13.6%