Needham, Massachusetts Population 2019

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,339
Asian2,488
Two or More Races826
Black or African American632
Some Other Race144

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Needham Ma Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Needham Ma Median Age

43.6


Total

42


Male

45.6


Female

Needham Ma Adults

There are 22,236 adults, (5,543 of whom are seniors) in Needham Ma.

Needham Ma Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Needham Ma Sex Ratio

Female

15,664

51.48%

Male

14,765

48.52%

Needham Ma Households and Families

Needham Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Needham Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.5%4.5%
Male90.6%9.4%
All82.6%17.4%
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family50.1%49.9%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Needham Ma Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6522.7782.6
Married7,2613.3695.5
Non Family2,4131.1150.1
Female7342.559.5
Male2442.3890.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Needham Ma Households

Needham Ma Education

Needham Ma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1380.68%
9th to 12th Grade3201.58%
High School Graduate2,31811.44%
Some College1,4997.40%
Associates Degree8794.34%
Bachelors Degree6,46331.88%
Graduate Degree8,65342.69%

Needham Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,72717,38713,311
Asian1,5841,4891,241
Hispanic509504356
Black357348136
Other Race11611636
Multiple Races968573

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 78.35%.

Needham Ma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$80,804$107,410$56,225
Less Than High School$43,500$47,941$
High School Grad$40,583$50,938$32,557
Some College$39,107$55,417$34,357
Bachelors Degree$70,898$98,667$52,158
Graduate Degree$108,958$150,257$79,095

$80,804

Average Earnings

$107,410

Average Male

$56,225

Average Female

Needham Ma Language

Needham Ma Language by Age

Needham Ma Language

83.35% of Needham Ma residents speak only English, while 16.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.58% of the population.

Needham Ma Poverty

Needham Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0436182.47%
Black54212523.06%
Asian2,4481124.58%
Multiple719121.67%
Hispanic77481.03%
Other13043.08%

2.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.95%

Male Poverty Rate

3.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Needham Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Needham Ma is Black, with 23.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Needham Ma is Hispanic, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.46%.

Needham Ma Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School7.14%
Some College5.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
Less Than High School0.72%

Needham Ma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.24%
Female Employed1.19%
Male Employed0.69%
Male Unemployed0.40%

Needham Ma Income

Needham Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$141,690$200,624
Families$172,774$235,604
Married Families$186,175$
Non Families$57,774$80,194

Needham Ma Marital Status

Needham Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Needham Ma Married by Age and Sex

Needham Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Needham Ma Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Needham Ma Veterans

Needham Ma Veterans by War

1,253

Number of Veterans

1,103

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam416
World War II267
Korea116
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War31

Needham Ma Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+654
65 to 74325
35 to 54161
55 to 64102
18 to 3411

Needham Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2276.24%
2 or More199.09%
Asian40.22%
Black30.79%

Needham Ma Veterans by Education

2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Needham Ma Employment Status

Needham Ma Employment by Age

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Needham Ma Employment by Race

Needham Ma Employment by Education

Needham Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.91%

Born in Massachusetts

86.01%

Native Born

13.99%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.01% of Needham Ma residents were born in the United States, with 58.91% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.