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Needham Heights Summary
Needham Heights is located in Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.296994
Longitude: -71.225700
Population: 8,994
Area: 3.48 sq. miles
Land: 3.31 sq. miles
Water: 0.17 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,717.11 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 120.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 617
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Needham Heights Zip Codes

Needham Heights Demographics

Needham Heights Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male4,22146.93 %48.18 %49.04 %
Female4,77353.07 %51.82 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.88-0.930.96
Total Population8,994100.00 %--
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Needham Heights Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years6627.36 %6.26 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years6066.74 %6.79 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years5826.47 %6.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years4374.86 %6.55 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2282.54 %6.37 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years98410.94 %14.60 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years1,62218.03 %16.74 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years1,28214.25 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years4264.74 %4.88 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years3814.24 %3.72 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years7338.15 %6.74 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years6727.47 %4.97 %4.38 %
85 years and over3794.21 %1.84 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)41.2-38.637.7
18 years and over6,82375.86 %76.37 %74.27 %
Male
3,09234.38 %36.06 %35.85 %
Female
3,73141.48 %40.31 %38.42 %
21 years and over6,67074.16 %72.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over2,01922.45 %15.71 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,78419.84 %13.55 %12.42 %
Male
6747.49 %5.38 %5.12 %
Female
1,11012.34 %8.17 %7.30 %
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Needham Heights Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race8,92999.28 %97.70 %97.55 %
White
8,41093.51 %84.54 %75.21 %
Black or African American
810.90 %5.41 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
20.02 %0.24 %0.87 %
Asian
4074.53 %3.75 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
921.02 %0.69 %0.59 %
Chinese
2212.46 %1.33 %0.85 %
Filipino
170.19 %0.13 %0.65 %
Japanese
190.21 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
80.09 %0.27 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
210.23 %0.53 %0.39 %
Other Asian
290.32 %0.63 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
290.32 %3.73 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1151.28 %6.75 %13.70 %
Mexican
200.22 %0.35 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
150.17 %3.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
80.09 %0.14 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
720.80 %3.12 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino8,87998.72 %93.25 %86.30 %
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Needham Heights Social Profile

Needham Heights School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,225100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
30213.57 %7.12 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1567.01 %5.01 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,04246.83 %40.73 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
38017.08 %19.71 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
34515.51 %27.43 %22.81 %
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Needham Heights Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over6,552100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
691.05 %5.79 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1993.04 %9.44 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
1,02315.61 %27.27 %28.63 %
High school or higher
6,28495.91 %84.76 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
1,01815.54 %17.09 %21.05 %
Associate degree
5288.06 %7.21 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
1,80827.59 %19.53 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
3,71556.70 %33.19 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,90729.11 %13.66 %8.86 %
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Needham Heights Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported9,747100.00 %--
Arab220.23 %0.73 %0.42 %
Czech00.00 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish400.41 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch360.37 %0.60 %1.58 %
English8378.59 %9.88 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2342.40 %6.96 %2.90 %
French Canadian1941.99 %4.25 %0.85 %
German4054.16 %5.16 %14.93 %
Greek960.98 %1.07 %0.40 %
Hungarian420.43 %0.25 %0.49 %
Irish2,15322.09 %19.54 %10.65 %
Italian1,22512.57 %11.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1701.74 %0.70 %0.23 %
Norwegian260.27 %0.49 %1.56 %
Polish3573.66 %4.42 %3.12 %
Portuguese450.46 %3.83 %0.41 %
Russian7197.38 %1.51 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1992.04 %1.36 %1.50 %
Scottish1911.96 %2.22 %1.70 %
Slovak260.27 %0.09 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African30.03 %1.10 %0.62 %
Swedish760.78 %1.63 %1.39 %
Swiss210.22 %0.14 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1511.55 %0.31 %0.31 %
United States or American3683.78 %3.35 %7.18 %
Welsh480.49 %0.32 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.00 %1.11 %0.65 %
Other ancestries2,06321.17 %16.76 %31.89 %
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Needham Heights Economy

Needham Heights Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over7,077100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
3,21045.36 %47.30 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
3,86754.64 %52.70 %51.68 %
In labor force
4,62265.31 %66.21 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
2,42652.49 %51.89 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
2,19647.51 %48.11 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
4,62265.31 %66.11 %63.10 %
Employed
4,48163.32 %63.09 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1411.99 %3.01 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-3.05 %4.55 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.11 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
2,45534.69 %33.79 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers3,45477.08 %79.99 %78.40 %
Government workers4018.95 %13.46 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business61713.77 %6.37 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers90.20 %0.18 %0.31 %
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Needham Heights Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations2,60758.18 %41.08 %33.60 %
Service occupations2555.69 %14.06 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations1,21227.05 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations50.11 %0.21 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2655.91 %7.46 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1373.06 %11.28 %14.63 %
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Needham Heights Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining00.00 %0.39 %1.87 %
Construction2405.36 %5.50 %6.80 %
Manufacturing3658.15 %12.82 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1042.32 %3.27 %3.60 %
Retail trade4008.93 %11.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities902.01 %4.17 %5.19 %
Information2425.40 %3.75 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing50911.36 %8.21 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,03623.12 %11.56 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services1,01422.63 %23.75 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1683.75 %6.77 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1964.37 %4.39 %4.88 %
Public administration1172.61 %4.25 %4.83 %
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Needham Heights Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households3,477100.00 %2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1383.97 %8.78 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1243.57 %5.61 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1644.72 %10.15 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
2587.42 %10.35 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
2737.85 %14.53 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
68819.79 %20.09 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
47113.55 %12.79 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
71820.65 %10.93 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3159.06 %3.30 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3289.43 %3.46 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$79,169.00-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.51-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$31,541.43-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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Needham Heights Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over4,403100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,33475.72 %73.81 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1583.59 %9.00 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
52811.99 %8.73 %4.73 %
Walked
611.39 %4.34 %2.94 %
Other means
430.98 %0.99 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2796.34 %3.14 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.6 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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Needham Heights Housing

Needham Heights Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,553100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
3,44596.96 %93.20 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
2,52571.07 %57.52 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
92025.89 %35.68 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1083.04 %6.80 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
310.87 %3.58 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.50 %-1.04 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.90 %-4.18 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.72-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.95-2.102.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,570100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
2,37866.61 %52.42 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
2256.30 %3.97 %5.68 %
2 units
35710.00 %11.61 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
631.76 %11.42 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1484.15 %5.95 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
531.48 %4.34 %3.99 %
20 or more units
3279.16 %9.34 %8.59 %
Mobile home
190.53 %0.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Needham Heights Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units3,570100.00 %--
1 room
00.00 %2.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
1494.17 %4.75 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2125.94 %9.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
44012.32 %14.81 %15.95 %
5 rooms
3339.33 %19.15 %20.92 %
6 rooms
69319.41 %18.30 %18.39 %
7 rooms
60616.97 %12.75 %11.98 %
8 rooms
64017.93 %9.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
49713.92 %9.35 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.4-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units3,486100.00 %--
1.00 or less
3,46199.28 %90.54 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
250.72 %1.68 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
00.00 %0.98 %2.54 %
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Needham Heights Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas1,52742.77 %40.91 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas260.73 %2.45 %5.96 %
Electricity3449.64 %11.58 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,58944.51 %36.74 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.10 %0.12 %
Wood00.00 %0.74 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel00.00 %0.41 %0.35 %
No fuel used00.00 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Needham Heights Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,205100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
170.77 %0.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
00.00 %8.86 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
231.04 %23.37 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1366.17 %23.03 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
52123.63 %24.13 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1,19954.38 %14.36 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
30313.74 %4.74 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
60.27 %0.85 %0.56 %
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Needham Heights Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,50368.16 %71.59 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.08 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
00.00 %1.23 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
130.59 %3.81 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
572.59 %11.76 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
24010.88 %26.30 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
52723.90 %15.82 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
66630.20 %12.59 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged70231.84 %28.41 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent80036.28 %33.42 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent41318.73 %18.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent33014.97 %15.04 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent23810.79 %10.27 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1135.12 %6.44 %6.01 %
35 percent or more31114.10 %16.23 %15.91 %
Not computed00.00 %0.56 %0.85 %
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Needham Heights Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units912100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
414.50 %7.07 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
171.86 %5.96 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
192.08 %14.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
667.24 %28.69 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
13614.91 %21.80 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
36840.35 %13.95 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
23025.22 %4.85 %2.89 %
No cash rent
353.84 %3.56 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)1,267138.93 %38.22 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent19321.16 %18.93 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent11112.17 %14.23 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent11312.39 %12.52 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent10211.18 %11.79 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent434.71 %7.72 %7.32 %
35 percent or more30633.55 %28.63 %29.47 %
Not computed444.82 %6.18 %7.77 %

Needham Heights Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None1624.54 %11.86 %9.57 %
11,11931.34 %34.47 %31.22 %
21,72448.29 %35.15 %34.76 %
3 or more48113.47 %11.71 %15.45 %
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