Dedham, MA

25,272 Population
10.2 square miles 2,466.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,466.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.4%
was 55.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.1%
was 15.5%
 
Percent Under 18
20.3%
was 20.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.1%
was 19.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
4.7%
was 4.8%
 
Median Household Income
$87,108
was $83,438
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.9
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
59.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,064.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,906
was 9,844
 
Median Rent
$1,460
was $1,483
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
9,606
was 9,579
 
Homeownership Rate
67.8%
was 67.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
965.1
was 960.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.8%
was 7.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 94.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
47.5%
was 47.1%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
92.5%
was 92.2%
Ranked 27th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
9.5%
was 10.4%
Ranked 35th Highest in MA
Revenue
$96,595,246
was $92,354,766
Ranked 53rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$86,611,111
was $84,669,593
Ranked 53rd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,847
was $3,708
Ranked 85th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,449
was $3,400
Ranked 86th Highest in MA

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