Dedham

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  4. Dedham Employment Information
  5. Dedham Family Information
  6. Dedham Education Information
  7. Dedham Business Information
  8. Dedham Public Benefits Information
  9. Dedham Criminal Information
  10. Dedham Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Dedham Zip Codes


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Dedham Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 23,464
  • Land Area (2000): 27.074 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.496 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): DEDHAM

Dedham Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 23,829 2002 23,754 2005 23,161
2000 24,249 2003 23,398 2006 23,879
2001 23,576 2004 23,183 2007 23,653

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Houses (2000): 8,908

Dedham Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 23,221 98.77%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 289 1.23%

Dedham Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 12,825
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $480,368,000 / $113,330,000

Dedham Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 12,905 12,245 661 5.12% 51
1991 12,754 11,821 934 7.32% 73
1992 12,710 11,705 1,005 7.90% 79
1993 12,701 11,838 863 6.80% 68
1994 12,629 11,901 728 5.76% 58
1995 17,196 16,581 615 3.58% 36
1996 17,385 16,854 532 3.06% 31
1997 13,102 12,592 510 3.89% 39
1998 13,096 12,714 381 2.91% 29
1999 13,092 12,760 332 2.54% 25
2000 12,463 12,139 324 2.60% 26
2001 12,451 12,040 411 3.30% 33
2002 12,413 11,791 622 5.01% 50
2003 12,216 11,565 651 5.33% 53
2004 12,193 11,572 622 5.10% 51
2005 12,456 11,917 539 4.33% 43
2006 12,392 11,839 553 4.46% 45
2007 12,463 11,969 494 3.96% 40
2008 12,542 11,985 557 4.44% 44
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 12,501 11,953 548 4.38% 44
Feb 2008 12,483 11,928 555 4.45% 44
Mar 2008 12,533 11,974 559 4.46% 45
Apr 2008 12,470 11,998 472 3.79% 38
May 2008 12,397 11,855 542 4.37% 44
Jun 2008 12,671 12,037 634 5.00% 50
Jul 2008 12,715 12,139 576 4.53% 45
Aug 2008 12,656 12,105 551 4.35% 44
Sep 2008 12,449 11,873 576 4.63% 46
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Dedham Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 789 13.08%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 452 7.49%
3. Public Administration 384 6.36%
4. Educational Services 376 6.23%
5. Finance and Insurance 341 5.65%
6. Health Care 334 5.54%
7. Repair and Maintenance 201 3.33%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 196 3.25%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 192 3.18%
10. Other Transportation 165 2.73%
11. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 149 2.47%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 145 2.40%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 127 2.11%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 121 2.01%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 121 2.01%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 120 1.99%
17. U.S. Postal Service 93 1.54%
18. Department and Other General Stores 92 1.52%
19. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 89 1.48%
20. Utilities 82 1.36%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,174 20.50%
2. Educational Services 659 11.51%
3. Finance and Insurance 630 11.00%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 472 8.24%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 279 4.87%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 263 4.59%
7. Public Administration 195 3.41%
8. Social Assistance 181 3.16%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 155 2.71%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 152 2.65%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 109 1.90%
12. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 104 1.82%
13. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 93 1.62%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 86 1.50%
15. Department and Other General Stores 64 1.12%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 62 1.08%
17. Info Services and Data Processing 60 1.05%
18. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 58 1.01%
19. Construction 55 0.96%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 54 0.94%

Dedham Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 443 7.34%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 336 5.57%
3. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 247 4.09%
4. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 228 3.78%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 222 3.68%
6. Computer Specialists 220 3.65%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 219 3.63%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 179 2.97%
9. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 172 2.85%
10. Engineers 172 2.85%
11. Business Operations Specialists 149 2.47%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 144 2.39%
13. Carpenters 140 2.32%
14. Law Enforcement Workers 138 2.29%
15. Top Executives 138 2.29%
16. Electricians 125 2.07%
17. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 119 1.97%
18. Other Production Occupations 117 1.94%
19. Operations Managers Non Finance 111 1.84%
20. Customer Service Representatives 109 1.81%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 548 9.57%
2. Registered Nurses 409 7.14%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 390 6.81%
4. Other Management Occupations 320 5.59%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 270 4.72%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 236 4.12%
7. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 217 3.79%
8. Customer Service Representatives 205 3.58%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 202 3.53%
10. Business Operations Specialists 184 3.21%
11. Computer Specialists 158 2.76%
12. Health Technologists and Technicians 152 2.65%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 149 2.60%
14. Cashiers 109 1.90%
15. Accountants and Auditors 106 1.85%
16. Child Care Workers 95 1.66%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 95 1.66%
18. Personal Appearance Workers 94 1.64%
19. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 93 1.62%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 86 1.50%

Dedham Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 10,190 54.19%
15-35 hours 2,375 12.63%
1-14 hours 564 3.00%
No regular hours 5,675 30.18%

Dedham Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 252 2.26%
5 AM-5:29 AM 221 1.98%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 492 4.42%
6 AM-6:29 AM 979 8.79%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,098 9.86%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,568 14.08%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,808 16.23%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,796 16.12%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 782 7.02%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 663 5.95%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 199 1.79%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 189 1.70%
Noon-3:59 PM 587 5.27%
4 PM-11:59 PM 505 4.53%

Dedham Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 222 1.99%
5-9 1,190 10.68%
10-14 1,372 12.32%
15-19 1,546 13.88%
20-24 1,458 13.09%
25-29 572 5.14%
30-34 1,904 17.09%
35-39 355 3.19%
40-44 624 5.60%
45-59 1,150 10.32%
60-89 603 5.41%
At least 90 143 1.28%

Dedham Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 168 1.51% 6,192 55.59%
30-44 352 3.16% 2,531 22.72%
45-59 298 2.68% 852 7.65%
At least 60 253 2.27% 493 4.43%

Dedham Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 31 0.27%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 637 5.58%
 Car / truck / van, solo 9,071 79.49%
 Motorcycle 7 0.06%
 Other 44 0.39%
 Public transportation 1,071 9.38%
 Walked 278 2.44%
 Worked at home 273 2.39%

Dedham Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Family Information

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Households (2000): 8,702 (22,626 people)
Families (2000): 6,169 (19,327 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,678
People at same address in 1995: 15,301

Dedham Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 480 5.52%
$10,000-$14,999 402 4.62%
$15,000-$19,999 317 3.64%
$20,000-$24,999 300 3.45%
$25,000-$29,999 393 4.52%
$30,000-$34,999 372 4.27%
$35,000-$39,999 375 4.31%
$40,000-$44,999 344 3.95%
$45,000-$49,999 401 4.61%
$50,000-$59,999 793 9.11%
$60,000-$74,999 1,124 12.92%
$75,000-$99,999 1,541 17.71%
$100,000-$124,999 858 9.86%
$125,000-$149,999 356 4.09%
$150,000-$199,999 307 3.53%
$200,000 or more 339 3.90%

Dedham Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,065 23.86%
 Family, 2 people 2,459 28.41%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 361 4.17%
 Family, 3 people 1,488 17.19%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 57 0.66%
 Family, 4 people 1,290 14.91%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 21 0.24%
 Family, 5 people 619 7.15%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 206 2.38%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 84 0.97%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Dedham Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,044 28.33%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,067 16.36%
Public Assistance 87 0.35%
Retirement 1,795 7.22%
Self Employment 1,011 4.07%
Social Security 2,773 11.15%
Supplemental Security 222 0.89%
Wage / Salary 6,828 27.46%
Other 1,035 4.16%

Dedham Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,723 54.60%
 With children under 18 2,264 45.40%

Dedham Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 487 5.24%
 Married 5,937 63.91%
 Never Married 2,517 27.09%
 Widowed 349 3.76%

Dedham Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 794 8.12%
 Married 5,549 56.73%
 Never Married 2,295 23.46%
 Widowed 1,143 11.69%

Dedham Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Education Information

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Dedham Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 630 3.44%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,688 9.22%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,364 29.30%
 Some college, no degree 3,537 19.32%
 Associate degree 1,335 7.29%
 Bachelors degree 3,566 19.48%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,185 11.94%

Dedham Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 230 0.98% 197 0.84% 427 1.82%
Kindergarten 262 1.12% 41 0.17% 303 1.29%
Grades 1-4 1,006 4.29% 140 0.60% 1,146 4.88%
Grades 5-8 1,022 4.36% 158 0.67% 1,180 5.03%
Grades 9-12 997 4.25% 257 1.10% 1,254 5.34%
Undergrad college 455 1.94% 459 1.96% 914 3.90%
Graduate or professional school 81 0.35% 312 1.33% 393 1.67%
Total 4,053 17.27% 1,564 6.67% 5,617 23.94%

Dedham Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 830
Dedham Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Public Benefits Information

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Dedham Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 21,580 95.41%
 Below Poverty Level 1,037 4.59%

Dedham Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 593

Dedham Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.210 0.042 0.000 0.378 0.629 0.000 1.301 18.045 3.022 22.368
2000 0.206 0.082 0.000 0.206 0.495 0.041 1.196 15.135 2.351 18.722
2001 0.212 0.085 0.042 0.467 0.806 0.000 1.951 15.355 2.672 19.978
2002 0.547 0.000 0.000 0.295 0.842 0.000 1.263 14.061 1.894 17.218
2003 0.898 0.043 0.000 0.427 1.368 0.043 1.325 13.377 3.077 17.779
2004 0.820 0.086 0.000 0.474 1.380 0.000 1.725 21.309 2.976 26.010
2005 0.259 0.043 0.000 0.389 0.691 0.000 1.857 16.321 2.202 20.379
2006 0.293 0.000 0.000 0.377 0.670 0.000 2.010 14.825 1.382 18.217
2007 0.972 0.000 0.000 0.296 1.268 0.000 2.664 20.336 1.226 24.225

Dedham Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 3 58
2005 3 60
2006 10 60
2007 10 60

Dedham Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 548
2000 466
2001 490
2002 429

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Dedham Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Dedham Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,905 12.38%
10-19 Years 2,708 11.54%
20-29 Years 2,329 9.93%
30-39 Years 3,979 16.96%
40-49 Years 3,739 15.94%
50-59 Years 2,821 12.02%
60-69 Years 2,026 8.63%
70-79 Years 1,882 8.02%
80-89 Years 908 3.87%
90+ Years 167 0.71%

Dedham Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 11,329 48.28%
 Female 12,135 51.72%

Dedham Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 21,873 93.22%
 Hispanic/Latino 567 2.42%
 Asian 431 1.84%
 African-American 335 1.43%
 Multiracial 201 0.86%
 Amerindian 29 0.12%
 Other Race 18 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 10 0.04%

Dedham Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 8,661 32.57%
2. Italian 4,685 17.62%
3. English 2,593 9.75%
4. German 1,621 6.10%
5. United States Or American 1,297 4.88%
6. French Non-Basque 770 2.90%
7. Lebanese 763 2.87%
8. Scottish 740 2.78%
9. Polish 719 2.70%
10. Scotch Irish 638 2.40%

Dedham Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 19,343 87.87%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 551 2.50%
3. Italian 452 2.05%
4. Greek 449 2.04%
5. Arabic 245 1.11%
6. French 213 0.97%
7. Russian 165 0.75%
8. Tagalog 113 0.51%
9. Chinese 110 0.50%
10. Other Indo European 66 0.30%

Dedham Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 21,311 90.65%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,420 6.04%
 Not a citizen 779 3.31%

Dedham Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Dedham Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dedham Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02026 02027