Dedham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 24,729.
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
Males: 11,989  (48.5%)
Females: 12,740  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02026, 02090.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,074 (it was $61,699 in 2000)
Dedham:

$98,074
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,810 (it was $28,199 in 2000)

Dedham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $465,882 (it was $223,100 in 2000)
Dedham:

$465,882
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $534,894; detached houses: $548,049; townhouses or other attached units: $341,920; in 2-unit structures: $649,419; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $291,699; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $398,057

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,560.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dedham: 138.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 2.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dedham, MA (2017)
    • 19,79877.3%White alone
    • 2,1268.3%Black alone
    • 2,0418.0%Hispanic
    • 7713.0%Asian alone
    • 5542.2%Two or more races
    • 2631.0%Other race alone
    • 590.2%American Indian alone

Races in Dedham detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Dedham, Massachusetts as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dedham is 5,098 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dedham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.4)
2
(8.1)
3
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.0)
5
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(38.9)
9
(37.7)
7
(29.6)
20
(82.6)
15
(61.0)
6
(24.3)
3
(12.1)
8
(31.9)
7
(27.9)
5
(19.6)
4
(15.7)
6
(23.7)
2
(7.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(25.9)
7
(29.3)
23
(97.2)
14
(57.8)
23
(93.5)
28
(113.4)
18
(72.3)
11
(43.8)
5
(19.9)
7
(27.5)
5
(19.7)
2
(7.9)
5
(19.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(185.7)
48
(201.0)
63
(266.4)
74
(305.6)
51
(207.3)
71
(287.6)
72
(289.4)
60
(238.9)
47
(187.3)
21
(82.4)
27
(106.3)
15
(59.2)
12
(47.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
378
(1,632)
354
(1,482)
481
(2,034)
492
(2,032)
499
(2,028)
546
(2,212)
573
(2,303)
536
(2,134)
446
(1,777)
484
(1,898)
441
(1,736)
397
(1,566)
294
(1,156)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(220.2)
33
(138.2)
29
(122.6)
27
(111.5)
30
(121.9)
14
(56.7)
25
(100.5)
27
(107.5)
25
(99.6)
20
(78.4)
36
(141.7)
15
(59.2)
33
(129.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)116.2101.6138.1157.8148.9160.9138.5129.0114.1115.0104.886.566.2

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City-data.com crime index in Dedham, MA

Crime rate in Dedham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 60 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (26.0%), Italian (8.9%), English (5.6%), American (4.4%), Greek (3.9%), Lebanese (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1636

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,366 people per square mile   (low).

Dedham, Massachusetts map

3,876 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 5.3% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

This place:

15.1%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,130 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,008 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brookline, MA (6.2 miles , pop. 57,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (170.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Westwood, MA (1.7 miles ),
Norwood, MA (2.1 miles ),
Needham, MA (2.1 miles ),
Milton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Dover, MA (2.4 miles ),
Canton, MA (2.4 miles ),
Brookline, MA (2.5 miles ),
Boston, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,102 (+8.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,672 (19.7%)

Area codes: 781, 339, 617

Distribution of median household income in Dedham, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dedham, MA in 2017
Dedham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $392,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $480,900
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $310,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $326,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $302,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $275,700
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $271,300
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $338,800
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $406,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dedham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Dedham, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Dedham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Dedham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Dedham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dedham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.92
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dedham-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Dedham place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dedham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from Dedham center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Dedham center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from Dedham center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from Dedham center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dedham topographic map

Main business address for: IPARTY CORP (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Dedham:

  • HOSPICE COMMUNITY SERVICES OF VNA INC (1100 HIGH STREET)
  • EASTWOOD CARE CENTER, A L T C F (1007 EAST ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-DEDHAM (1007 EAST STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HIGHGATE (10 CAREMATRIX DRIVE)
  • NEWBRIDGE ON THE CHARLES SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (7000 GREAT MEADOW ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Dedham:

  • 3 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dedham:

  • Curry College (about 3 miles; Milton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,586)
  • Babson College (about 7 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Boston College (about 7 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,070)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 7 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • MCPHS University (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)
  • Simmons College (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,048)

Public high school in Dedham:

  • DEDHAM HIGH (Students: 779, Location: 140 WHITING AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Dedham:

  • NOBLE & GREENOUGH SCHOOL (Students: 589, Location: 10 CAMPUS DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • URSULINE ACADEMY (Students: 398, Location: 85 LOWDER ST, Grades: 7-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dedham:

  • DEDHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 665, Location: 70 WHITING AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • OAKDALE (Students: 360, Location: 147 CEDAR STREET, Grades: 1-5)
  • GREENLODGE (Students: 299, Location: 191 GREENLODGE STREET, Grades: 1-5)
  • AVERY (Students: 242, Location: 336 HIGH STREET, Grades: 1-5)
  • RIVERDALE (Students: 212, Location: 143 NEEDHAM STREET, Grades: 1-5)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Location: 322 SPRAGUE STREET, Grades: PK-1)

Private elementary/middle schools in Dedham:

  • THE RASHI SCHOOL (Students: 307, Location: 8000 GREAT MEADOW RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • DEDHAM COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 90 SANDY VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Dedham

Library in Dedham:

  • DEDHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,102,283; Location: 43 CHURCH ST.; 102,613 books; 3,206 audio materials; 6,320 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 491 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dedham: Dedham Corporate Center Station (A), Endicott Station (B), Dedham Country Club (C), Dedham Plaza (D), Westwood/128 Plaza (E), Dedham Townhall (F), Norfolk County Jail (G), Dedham Police Department (H), Dedham Fire Department Station 2 (I), Dedham Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), Ursuline Academy Library (K), Dedham Historical Society Building (L), Dedham Public Library (M), Norfolk County Courthouse (N), Norfolk Law Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lechmere Sales Shopping Center (1), Dedham Mall (2), Dedham Mall Shopping Center (3), Dedham Plaza Shopping Center (4), Westwood-128 Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Dedham: IPARTY CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dedham include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Church in Dedham (D), Church of the Good Shepherd (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F), American Baptist Church (G), Allin Congregational Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brookdale Cemetery (1), Brookdare Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Motley Pond (A), Weld Pond (B), Little Wigwam Pond (C), Rodman Pond (D), Wigwam Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lowder Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Dedham: Riverdale Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dedham Historical Society (Museums; 612 High Street) (1), Fairbanks House (Museums; 511 East Street) (2), Museum Reproduction (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 139 Ashcroft Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hilton at Dedham Place (25 Allied Drive) (1), Midland Hotel Corporation (55 Ariadne Road) (2), HILTON BOSTON/DEDHAM (25 Allied Drive) (3), Fairfield Inn Marriott (235 Elm Street) (4), Residence Inn By Marriott (259 Elm) (5), Profiles (25 Allied Drive) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Dedham Juvenile Court (55 Allied Drive) (1), Dedham District Court (631 High Street) (2), Dedham Town - Court House (650 High Street) (3), Norfolk County - Superior Court Department- Other County Functions- Courts Of Norfolk Co (650 High Street) (4), Norfolk County - Dedham Complex- Registry of Deeds- Land Court (649 High Street) (5), Dedham District Court - Court (631 High Street) (6), Norfolk County - Courts of Norfolk County- Superior Court Department (650 High Street) (7), Norfolk County - Courts of Norfolk County- Superior Court Probation Depart (20 Eastbrook Road) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Weaver W. Adams - Chess player and author, Faxon Atherton - Businessman, George Derby - Newspaper publisher, Waldo Colburn - Politician, Connie Hines - Television actor, LeBaron Bradford Colt - Politician, Bill Hunnefield - Major League Baseball Player, Bobby Kelly - College basketball player (Northeastern Huskies), Eliphalet Adams - Minister of religion, Fisher Ames - (1758-1808).

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dedham that have no violations reported:

  • DEDHAM WESTWOOD WATER DIST. (Population served: 39,151, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Dedham in 2010:

  • 610 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 434 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Dedham in 2000:

  • 593 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 238 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Dedham (2011 data):

  • Dedham Institution for Savings: Online Branch, Dedham Institution For Savings, New Bridge Branch, Dedham Square Branch, East Dedham Branch. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $1,085.4 mil, Deposits: $938.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 13 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Dedham Stop & Shop Branch, Dedham Branch, Legacy Place Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Dedham Mall Branch at 747 Providence Highway, branch established on 2004/07/23; Dedham Branch at 339 Washington Street, branch established on 1989/01/20. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Eastern Bank: Dedham Mall Branch at 240 Providence Highway, branch established on 2003/11/10. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Blue Hills Bank: Dedham Branch at 741 Providence Highway, branch established on 1979/07/23. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $960.6 mil, Deposits: $759.7 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Hyde Park Bancorp Mhc
  • The Needham Bank: Dedham Branch at 402 Washington Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/28: Bank assets: $1,155.9 mil, Deposits: $884.7 mil, headquarters in Needham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dedham-Washington Street Branch at 858 Washington Street, branch established on 1814/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Dedham:

Marital status in Dedham, MA
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Dedham:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dedham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Dedham:

(Dedham, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Dedham, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Norfolk County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Norfolk County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dedham:

53.2%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.4%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Dedham:

28.4
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dedham:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dedham:

34.6%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Dedham:

59.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Dedham:

78.9%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dedham, MA Residents

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)
Businesses in Dedham, MA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Justice1
AT&T1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Apple Store1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott2
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance4
Bebe1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Ben & Jerry's1Panera Bread1
Brooks Brothers1Payless1
Budget Car Rental1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
CVS3RadioShack1
Casual Male XL1SAS Shoes1
Chipotle1Sears2
Clarks1Sephora1
Coldwater Creek1Shaw's1
Costco1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dressbarn1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile3
Express1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx9T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Gap1UPS9
Gymboree1Urban Outfitters1
H&M1Vans2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless2
Hilton2Victoria's Secret1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
IHOP1Whole Foods Market1
J.Crew1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dedham:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dedham:

  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; MILTON, MA; Owner: CURRY COLLEGE)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Dedham:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dedham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.3mTotal length
  • $18,596,000Total costs
  • 914,340Total average daily traffic
  • 78,254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,330,877Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dedham, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 52000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dedham, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dedham)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dedham, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dedham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: KEANE JOHN LANCAIR ES (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2088M , Serial Number: 9723, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2003
    Registrant (Individual): John Keane, 74 Reed St, Dedham, MA 02026
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/1994, Exported to: United Kingdom
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 722SC , Serial Number: 1776, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher B Trustee Steward, 6 Marion St, Dedham, MA 02026
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52256 , Serial Number: 18262489, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Dalzell Motor Co Inc, 825 Providence Hwy, Dedham, MA 02026
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/17/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$307,486129$268,364841$269,32956$160,5891$1,500,00020$666,8501$9,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$340,3338$338,62552$270,0776$85,3330$02$358,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$284,50023$235,652172$308,75622$115,0000$09$214,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$243,11130$304,067134$295,6944$145,5000$03$231,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$09$213,66739$255,7954$140,0000$01$208,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4021.01 , 4021.02, 4022.00, 4023.00, 4024.00, 4025.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$296,22216$322,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$293,00010$335,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$256,0008$310,625
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$300,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4021.01 , 4021.02, 4022.00, 4023.00, 4024.00, 4025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dedham, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dedham, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 106. The highest number of fire incidents - 220 took place in 2015, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dedham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.6%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dedham, MA
    • 1,04357.6%Structure Fires
    • 57431.7%Outside Fires
    • 1629.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 311.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dedham, MA
Most common first names in Dedham, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary43880.6 years
John38374.9 years
William21075.8 years
Joseph20575.3 years
Margaret15880.6 years
James15774.0 years
George14476.3 years
Helen14380.4 years
Robert13370.6 years
Anna10681.1 years
Most common last names in Dedham, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan5776.7 years
Johnson4579.3 years
Smith4076.6 years
Brown3778.4 years
Murphy3378.1 years
Mccarthy2774.3 years
Murray2577.3 years
White2476.4 years
Obrien2474.1 years
Oneil2480.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dedham, MA
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dedham, MA
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dedham compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Dedham on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #71 (02026) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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