Dedham is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dedham Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Norfolk County at latitude 42.2418 and longitude -71.1662. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Dedham Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 10.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dedham: Dedham Village.Photos of the local Dedham, MA area
Also See: Dedham, MA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||24,074|
|Population in Familes||19,528|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,121|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||10,416 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,163 (68.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,723 (26.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||530 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$382,045|
|Average Home Value||$451,263|
|Median Household Income||$84,056|
|Average Household Income||$106,856|
|Per Capita Income||$42,047|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.5%|
|Per Capita Income||3.68%|
The table below compares Dedham to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 58||77th|
|Population Density1||# 59||76th|
|Diversity Index2||# 61||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 60||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 64||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.