Town of


26 Bryant St. Dedham, MA 02026

Phone: 781-751-9100

Town Manager:

Leon Goodwin

Select Board:

Josh Donati
James MacDonald
Dimitria Sullivan
Dennis Teehan
Erin Boles Welsh

Annual Town Meeting:

May 20, 2024
May, 3rd Monday

Municipal Election:

April 13, 2024
April, 2nd Saturday


Population Density2,462
Registered Voters19,976
Income Per Capita$68,317
EQV Per Capita$261,246
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate71%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$511,000
Median Gross Rent$1,795
Total Households10,458
Average Household Size2.34

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.84
Commercial Tax Rate$26.55
Average Tax Bill$8,581
Total Expenditures$117,984,280
Total Tax Levy$101,712,664
State Aid$11,015,311
Local Receipts$8,053,207
Town Hall of Dedham

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

As the county seat of Norfolk County, the town of Dedham has many sites of historical significance and was the home of the first taxpayer-funded public school in the United States, founded in 1643.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1636
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyRepresentative Town Meeting
Size of Representative Town Meeting273


Area10.3 mi2
Public Roads109.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Stephen Lynch

Mass. Senate

Michael Rush

Mass. House

Paul McMurtry

Income Per Capita

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