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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Dartmouth, MA.

Dartmouth is the third-largest town (by land area) in Massachusetts and has an incredibly scenic coastline that borders Buzzard's Bay.

Dartmouth boasts Demarest Lloyd State Park, a 200-acre public recreation that includes an ocean beach and seaside marshlands near the mouth of the Slocum River. Dartmouth is also home to UMass-Dartmouth and the UMass School of Law. Padanaram Village is so picturesque, it’s unfair.

By the Numbers


Population: 34,286

Population Change: 0.7%

Median Age: 41.4

Poverty Level: 7.6%

Avg. Household Size: 2.54

Median Household Income: $81,641


Percent Cost Burden: 30.5%

Average Age Built: 1972

Ownership Rate: 71.5%

Seasonal Units: 5

Average Sale Price: $330,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 8.55%


Top Three Industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Educational Services

Average Annual Wage: 908

Average Commute Time: 26.3 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 30.3

Chapter 90 Funding: $1,193,880

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): SRTA

Available Public Transit Services:

Fixed Route Bus Service
Demand Response Service for persons with a disability
Transportation for Seniors (provided by the Dartmouth Council on Aging


Number of Culverts: 206