Needham, Indiana Population 2021

7,334
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Needham is a city located in Johnson County Indiana. Needham has a 2020 population of 7,334. Needham is currently growing at a rate of 1.30% annually and its population has increased by 12.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,537 in 2010. Needham reached it's highest population of 7,334 in 2021.

The average household income in Needham is $98,473 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $186,400. The median age in Needham is 40.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Needham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Needham was:

  • White: 99.04%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Needham, Indiana is 7,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,052.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,537.

Needham, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,91399.04%
Some Other Race350.50%
Black or African American320.46%
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Needham Population by Race

Needham Population Pyramid $2021

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Needham Median Age

40.8


Total

41.1


Male

40.6


Female

Needham Adults

There are 5,284 adults, (1,028 of whom are seniors) in Needham.

Needham Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Needham Sex Ratio

Female

3,560

51.00%

Male

3,420

49.00%

Needham Population by Age

Needham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Needham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All83.7%16.3%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Needham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5272.7683.7
Married1,7293.2290.9
Non Family5841.2475.5
Female1623.3345.1
Male522.9653.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Needham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade350.73%
9th to 12th Grade3657.58%
High School Graduate1,54131.99%
Some College90518.79%
Associates Degree3497.25%
Bachelors Degree95319.78%
Graduate Degree66913.89%
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Needham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Needham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,6944,2941,555
Hispanic12312367
Other Race3535

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 hispanic people with a rate of 54.47%.

Needham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,458$57,196$38,380
Less Than 9th Grade$16,446$$
High School Graduate$47,112$57,733$31,063
Some College$38,350$43,043$36,898
Bachelors Degree$62,147$90,202$50,938
Graduate Degree$72,993$87,313$53,409

$49,458

Average Earnings

$57,196

Average Male

$38,380

Average Female

Needham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Needham Language by Age

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Needham Language

98.24% of Needham residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Needham Language

Needham Poverty by Race

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14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.68%

Male Poverty Rate

15.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Needham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Needham is White, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Needham is White, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.07%.

Needham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.50%
High School13.37%
Some College12.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Needham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.00%
Male Unemployed11.32%
Male Employed5.29%
Female Employed4.66%

Needham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Needham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,587$98,473
Families$94,124$106,781
Married Families$101,597-
Non Families$45,938$64,744
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Income by Household Type

Needham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Needham Married by Age and Sex

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Needham 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 Marital Status by Race

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Needham Marital Status

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578

Number of Veterans

557

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War197
Vietnam194
First Gulf War166
Korea35
World War II

Needham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74172
35 to 54172
75+99
18 to 3490
55 to 6445

Needham Veterans by Age

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Needham Veterans by Race

Needham Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Needham Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Needham Employment by Age

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Needham Employment by Race

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Needham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.45%

Born in Needham

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Needham residents were born in the United States, with 72.45% having been born in Indiana. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Needham Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,334941.30%
20207,240941.32%
20197,146941.33%
20187,052600.86%
20176,992781.13%
20166,9141001.47%
20156,814691.02%
20146,745500.75%
20136,695630.95%
20126,632600.91%
20116,572350.54%
20106,5370.00%

Needham Population by Year