Needham, MA Community Information

Needham has a population of 28,886 (per the 2010 town census) and was incorporated in 1711.  Here are some brief real estate-related facts about the community:

  • Most properties are serviced by the town sewerage system and have town water.
  • The train line has four stops in Needham, and the train into Boston goes to South Station.
  • The 2014 tax rate is $11.64 per $1,000 of valuation.
  • There are five elementary schools for Grades K – 5 – Eliot, Hillside, Mitchell, Newman and Broadmeadow Schools.  There are two middle schools – High Rock School for Grade 6 and William F. Pollard Middle School for Grades 7 and 8.  There is one high school.

The following links will provide you with additional information on Needham and its many community services and organizations: