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Dighton, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Dighton, MA.

Dighton is rural southeastern Massachusetts at its best.

Villages and country sides, neighborhoods and farms, and small-town charm. The town’s coastline on the federally designated “Wild and Scenic” Taunton River gives some parts of Dighton a coastal vibe. Dighton prides itself on excellent schools (in partnership with neighboring Rehoboth), a variety of small businesses, the newly created Sweets Knoll State Park, and a “can-do” New England attitude.

By the Numbers

Residents

Population: 7,571

Population Change: %

Median Age: 43.2

Poverty Level: 3.3%

Avg. Household Size: 2.76

Median Household Income: $93,897

Housing

Percent Cost Burden: 31.6%

Average Age Built: 1980

Ownership Rate: 88.1%

Seasonal Units: 0

Average Sale Price: $320,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 5.88%

Industry

Top Three Industries:

Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Manufacturing

Average Annual Wage: 925

Average Commute Time: 31.1 minutes

Transportation

Miles of Sidewalk: 9.6

Chapter 90 Funding: $302,762

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability

Environment