Dartmouth, MA
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Dartmouth profile


Living in Dartmouth


Dartmouth is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 33,783 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Dartmouth is the 45th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Dartmouth are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dartmouth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dartmouth is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dartmouth who work in office and administrative support (11.38%), sales jobs (10.99%), and management occupations (9.49%).

In addition, Dartmouth is a college town. There are a lot of students in Dartmouth attending college, and as a result Dartmouth provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

One of the nice things about Dartmouth is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The education level of Dartmouth citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.57% of adults in Dartmouth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dartmouth in 2018 was $37,813, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,252 for a family of four. However, Dartmouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dartmouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dartmouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dartmouth include Portuguese, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Dartmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.