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Population in 2010: 24,729. Population change since 2000: +5.4%
Males: 12,249  (49.5%)
Females: 12,480  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  43.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02026.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $78,440 (it was $61,699 in 2000)
Dedham:

$78,440
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,209

Dedham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $368,407 (it was $223,100 in 2000)
Dedham:

$368,407
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $457,838; Detached houses: $466,689; Townhouses or other attached units: $429,447; In 2-unit structures: $410,885; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,866; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,327

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,432.

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  • White alone - 21,299 (86.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,274 (5.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,029 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 661 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 426 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dedham: 136.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (28.9%), Italian (14.7%), English (9.1%), German (5.3%), Arab (2.9%), United States (2.7%).

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).

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For population 25 years and over in Dedham:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dedham CDP:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

2,862 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 2.3% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This place:  11.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Dedham, Massachusetts as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dedham to the number of sex offenders is 4,965 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,756 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,692 (1.3%)

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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+: New York, NY (178.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,759 (+7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,403 (20.3%)

Area codes: 781, 339, 617

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Crime rates in Dedham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000100
per 100,000 0.04.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.10.00.0
Rapes 2201210032300
per 100,000 8.28.50.04.38.64.30.00.012.48.112.20.00.0
Robberies 511710119972015638
per 100,000 20.646.729.542.747.438.937.729.682.661.024.312.131.9
Assaults 5513211967231423281811
per 100,000 20.621.254.789.882.025.929.397.257.893.5113.472.343.8
Burglaries 29463031404348637451717260
per 100,000 119.6195.1126.3132.5172.5185.7201.0266.4305.6207.3287.6289.4238.9
Thefts 367362334313494378354481492499546573536
per 100,000 1513.51535.51406.11337.72130.91632.11482.52033.62031.62028.02211.72303.12134.1
Auto thefts 57634572695133292730142527
per 100,000 235.1267.2189.4307.7297.6220.2138.2122.6111.5121.956.7100.5107.5
Arson 1001000010000
per 100,000 4.10.00.04.30.00.00.00.04.10.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 107.1133.0102.3124.4162.3118.9104.0141.3161.5152.3164.7141.7132.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Dedham, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dedham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 16% 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 slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city 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 Dedham 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
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Dedham center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dedham topographic 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).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Dedham:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Dedham, MA

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 4 miles; Milton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,006)
  • Babson College (about 7 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Boston College (about 7 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,345)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 7 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,970)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)
  • Simmons College (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)

Public high school in Dedham:

Private high schools in Dedham:

  • NOBLE AND GREENOUGH SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 10 CAMPUS DR; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • URSULINE ACADEMY (Students: 400; Location: 85 LOWDER ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dedham:

Private elementary/middle school in Dedham:

  • DEDHAM COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 90 SANDY VALLEY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Dedham, School District: 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)

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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

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

 
Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

  • DEDHAM WESTWOOD WATER DIST. (Address: P.O. BOX 9137, Population served: 37367, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.0%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dedham, MA

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

Dedham compared to Massachusetts state average:

Dedham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dedham, Massachusetts:

  • Faifield Inn, 235 Elm St, Dedham, MA 02026 , Phone: (781) 326-6700, Fax: (781) 326-9264
  • Hilton At Dedham Place, 25 Dedham PL, Dedham, MA 02026 , Phone: (781) 329-7900, Fax: (781) 461-1027
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Dedham, 259 Elm St, Dedham, MA 02026 , Phone: (800) 899-7224, Fax: (781) 407-0752
  • Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel & Conference Center, 55 Ariadne Rd, Dedham, MA 02026 , Phone: (781) 329-1000, Fax: (781) 329-0903
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dedham, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dedham travel time to work - commute


Dedham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Dedham CDP (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

12.9%
State:

16.5%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Dedham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MA-BOS7050G, 20 Eastbrook Road (Lat: 42.254667 Lon: -71.166333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQMB255
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 06/16/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS5198A, 8 Industrial Dr (Lat: 42.237139 Lon: -71.143028), Type: Stack, Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQMB562
    Assigned Frequencies: 22125.0 MHz, 22225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2010, Expiration Date: 06/18/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS7353A, 180 Rustcraft Road (Lat: 42.233083 Lon: -71.168528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30.2 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WQMB848
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS5195A, 55 Ariadne Road (Lat: 42.231306 Lon: -71.183083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQMC743
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • WFXT Studio, 25 Fox Drive (Lat: 42.230000 Lon: -71.180556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQMK744
    Assigned Frequencies: 12750.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2015, Certifier: Joseph M Di Scipio
    Registrant: Fox Television Stations, Inc., 444 North Capitol Street, Nw Suite 740, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 715-2350, Fax: (202) 824-6510, Email:
  • DEDHAM, 275 Commercial Circle/Wigwam Road (Lat: 42.232028 Lon: -71.176583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.1 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WHO994
    Assigned Frequencies: 10642.5 MHz, 10592.5 MHz, 17920.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Junction Of Route 1 128 (Lat: 42.231750 Lon: -71.177250), Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KNKS214
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2005, Certifier: William Buxbaum
    Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dedham)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dedham


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Dedham, MA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1J.Crew1
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
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile3
Express1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx9T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Gap1UPS9
Gymboree1Urban Outfitters1
H&M1Vans2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless2
Hilton1Victoria's Secret1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
IHOP1Whole Foods Market1
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