Living in Dedham, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Dedham SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Dedham, MA Crime Report

346
Total Crimes
1,360.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-47.04%
Below National Average

Dedham, MA Cost Of Living

143
Dedham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Dedham, Massachusetts Info Snack

Dedham /ddm/ is a town in and the county seat of Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 24,729 at the 2010 census. It is located on Boston's southwest border. On the northwest it is bordered by Needham, on the southwest by Westwood and on the southeast by Canton. The town was first settled in 1635.
Population
25,377
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
4.8%
Median Home
$445,500
Median Income
$96,992
Median Rent
$1,614

Rankings for Dedham in Massachusetts

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Map Of Dedham, MA

Population over time in Dedham

Year Population % Change
2017 25,377 0.0%
2016 25,377 0.4%
2015 25,272 0.2%
2014 25,224 0.5%
2013 25,111 0.8%
2012 24,906 0.8%
2011 24,716 0.8%
2010 24,521 0.8%
2009 24,325 -
Crime/100k Dedham MA USA
Violent Crime 27.5 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 7.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 19.7 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 1332.7 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 47.2 200.8 376.0
Larceny 1155.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 129.7 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Dedham

White
77.5% (19,676)
African American
7.6% (1,929)
American Indian
0.1% (38)
Asian
3.0% (759)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.7% (174)
Two Or More
1.8% (453)
Hispanic
9.2% (2,338)
Race Dedham MA USA
White 77.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 7.6% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Dedham, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.7% (67,363)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (58,466)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (177,178)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (169,044)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.5% (190,905)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.2% (334,784)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (299,704)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (416,891)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.9% (377,998)
$200,000 or more
17.5% (445,362)
Income Dedham MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.7% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.5% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.2% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.9% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 17.5% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Dedham

Female
52.6% (13,358)
Male
47.4% (12,019)
Gender Dedham MA USA
Female 52.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dedham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (507)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (761)
High School / GED
21.0% (5,329)
Some College
16.0% (4,060)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,522)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (6,851)
Master's Degree
18.0% (4,567)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,015)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (761)
Education Dedham MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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