Dedham, Massachusetts Population 2020

25,377

Dedham is a city located in Massachusetts. Dedham has a 2020 population of 25,377. Dedham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,729 in 2010. Dedham reached it's highest population of 25,377 in 2017.

The average household income in Dedham is $129,030 with a poverty rate of 4.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,614 per month, and the median house value is $445,500. The median age in Dedham is 43.5 years, 39.3 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.0 males.

Dedham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dedham was:

  • White: 83.62%
  • Black or African American: 8.77%
  • Asian: 2.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Dedham, Massachusetts is 25,377, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,729.

Dedham, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,22083.62%
Black or African American2,2258.77%
Asian7592.99%
Two or More Races6172.43%
Some Other Race4861.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.06%

Dedham Population Pyramid 2020

Dedham Median Age

43.5


Total

39.3


Male

47


Female

Dedham Adults

There are 20,505 adults, (4,863 of whom are seniors) in Dedham.

Dedham Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dedham Sex Ratio

Female

13,358

52.64%

Male

12,019

47.36%

Dedham Households and Families

Dedham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dedham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.6%14.4%
Married84.3%15.7%
All70.4%29.6%
Female59%41%
Non Family51.8%48.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9832.4470.4
Married5,1053.1284.3
Non Family3,5591.1651.8
Female9372.9759
Male3823.9685.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dedham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4392.36%
9th to 12th Grade6053.25%
High School Graduate3,90620.98%
Some College2,90215.58%
Associates Degree1,2106.50%
Bachelors Degree5,06127.18%
Graduate Degree4,49824.16%

Dedham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,05214,3208,173
Hispanic1,4841,258469
Black1,3701,291451
Asian554551398
Other Race32928592
Multiple Races223223112
Native American46428
Islander141010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,590$68,775$53,486
Less Than High School$19,619$$17,917
High School Grad$37,190$44,663$31,477
Some College$45,502$59,755$40,147
Bachelors Degree$74,567$77,537$64,617
Graduate Degree$84,885$103,971$76,864

$59,590

Average Earnings

$68,775

Average Male

$53,486

Average Female

Dedham Language

Dedham Language by Age

Dedham Language

81.27% of Dedham residents speak only English, while 18.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.80% of the population.

Dedham Poverty

Dedham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,9668014.22%
Black2,04923511.47%
Hispanic2,263974.29%
Asian751314.13%
Other438102.28%
Islander14428.57%

4.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

5.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dedham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dedham is Islander, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dedham is Other, with 2.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.48%
High School5.68%
Some College5.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.82%
Female Unemployed9.45%
Female Employed3.00%
Male Employed0.32%

Dedham Income

Dedham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$96,992$129,030
Families$131,923$154,640
Married Families$151,250-
Non Families$52,924$78,381

Dedham Marital Status

Dedham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dedham Married by Age and Sex

Dedham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dedham Marital Status by Race

Dedham Veterans

1,287

Number of Veterans

1,170

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam394
Korea199
Second Gulf War162
World War II149
First Gulf War112
Age Group Veterans
75+597
65 to 74324
35 to 54167
18 to 34109
55 to 6490
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1986.84%
Black653.92%
Hispanic241.42%
Asian142.27%
2 or More103.86%

$Dedham Veterans by Education

2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dedham Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dedham Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.90%

Born in Massachusetts

85.75%

Native Born

14.25%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.75% of Dedham residents were born in the United States, with 65.90% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025,3770.00%
201925,3770.00%
201825,3770.00%
201725,3771050.42%
201625,272480.19%
201525,2241130.45%
201425,1112050.82%
201324,9061900.77%
201224,7161950.80%
201124,521-208-0.84%
201024,7290.00%