Dentagraphics

Massachusetts
Dental Demographics

6,907,486Population
▲ 5.5%

7,800.1 square miles

885.6 people per square mile

DentaScore is a starting point in determining a location's comparative potential for a dental practice. The score is automatically computed weekly based on numerous public and private data points. Scores range from 0 to 10 with higher numbers being better. DentaScore is Dentagraphic's comparison of the desirability of a location for a dental practice to similar locations, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not a prediction or an appraisal.
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Dental Practices
3,650General Practices

There are an average of 1,892 residents per general dental practice in Massachusetts, which is lower than the current U.S. average of 2,616.

3,088Specialty Practices

There are an average of 2,237 residents per specialty practice in Massachusetts, which is lower than the current U.S. average of 4,770.

Saturation
Age
40.8Median Age

This is higher than the current U.S. median of 37.8 years.

Income
$77,385Median household income

This is higher than the current U.S. median of $60,336.

11.1%People below poverty line

This is lower than the current U.S. rate of 12.7%.

Medicaid Eligibility
1,380,954Medicaid Enrollees

The table to the right provides eligibility levels in Massachusetts for key coverage groups that use Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), as of January 2019. All income standards are expressed as a percentage of the federal poverty level (FPL). Other eligibility criteria also apply, such as citizenship, immigration status, and state residency.

  • Infants
    0-1
  • Children
    1-5
  • Children
    6-19
  • Parent or
    Caretaker
  • Adults
    Expansion
  • 205%
  • 155%
  • 155%
  • 138%
  • 138%
data courtesy of Medicaid.gov
Language
77.3%Speaks English at home

This is lower than the current U.S. average of 78.7%.

8.5%Speaks Spanish at home

This is lower than the current U.S. average of 13.1%.

Housing
2.46Average people per household

This is lower than the current U.S. average of 2.54.

1,657,772Owner Occupied
1,046,135Renter Occupied
Education
90%High school graduate or higher

This is higher than the current U.S. rate of 87%.

41%Bachelor's degree or higher

This is higher than the current U.S. rate of 30%.

Construction
17,044Residential unit permits filed
in 2018
1.3%Of all units in United States in 2018
3.9%Fewer residential unit permits than
in 2017
87.8%More permits than in 2010

Dentagraphics provides the above data "as is," "with all faults" and "as available." To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dentagraphics makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of the data, information or assumptions it uses. Dentagraphics expressly disclaims any and all warranties or conditions, express, statutory or implied, including those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, workmanlike effort or accuracy.

If you are interested in buying, selling or building a dental practice, do not rely on this data for determining the desirability of a location. It is a starting point that you should supplement with other research such as:


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