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Dedham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Dedham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
25,364

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
11.8%
18 - 24:
8.2%
25 - 34:
13.6%
35 - 54:
26.9%
55 - 64:
13.4%
Over 65 Years:
19.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.3%
4.3%
94.9%
94.9%
55.4%
55.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Dedham
USA
$55,783
$55,783
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Dedham
USA
$101,780
$101,780
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.8%

Employment Industries in Dedham

 
Healthcare
Education
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Retail
Finance
Other
Construction
Manufacturing
Accommodation
Public Service
Arts
Real estate
Information Technology
Transportation
Wholesale
18.3%
18.3%
13.0%
13.0%
11.3%
11.3%
8.9%
8.9%
7.8%
7.8%
6.0%
6.0%
5.6%
5.6%
5.0%
5.0%
4.0%
4.0%
3.6%
3.6%
3.4%
3.4%
3.2%
3.2%
2.8%
2.8%
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
American Indian and Alaska Native
79.2%
79.2%
9.3%
9.3%
5.7%
5.7%
2.9%
2.9%
2.8%
2.8%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
Italian
English
German
French
French Canadian
European
Polish
Greek
Scottish
Russian
Swedish
African
Portuguese
Lebanese
British
Scots-Irish
Turkish
Brazilian
Scandinavian
30.0%
30.0%
14.3%
14.3%
11.0%
11.0%
6.6%
6.6%
3.2%
3.2%
2.7%
2.7%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
2.3%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
French
French Creole
Langs. of India
Greek
Chinese
Italian
Portuguese
Arabic
Slavic languages
Russian
Other Indo-European
German/Yiddish
Scandinavian languages
Tagalog
Japanese
African languages
West Germanic languages
Vietnamese
82.8%
82.8%
5.7%
5.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Dedham Residents:
12.2%