dorchester Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 30 6.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 302 65.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 82 17.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 32 7.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 12 2.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 377 82.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 35 7.6 % 7.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 977 - -
19 years old and under 321 32.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 374 38.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 177 18.1 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 105 10.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 753 86.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 122 13.9 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 78 26.9 % 33.5 %
Married 170 58.6 % 50.5 %
Separated 8 2.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 34 11.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 411 - -
Occupied Housing Units 385 93.7 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 26 6.3 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 266 64.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 4 1.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 41 10.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 16 3.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 59 14.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 8 1.9 % 4.6 %
Mobile Homes 17 4.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 52 12.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 49 11.9 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 124 30.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 37 9.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 48 11.7 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 71 17.3 % 13.0 %
Electric 84 20.4 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 16 3.9 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 265 64.5 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 8 1.9 % 4.1 %
Wood 10 2.4 % 1.8 %
None 2 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 958 98.4 % 75.5 %
Some Other Race 16 1.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,938 55,775
Median Family Income 45,000 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 18,522 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 40.00 %
  • Temperature 43.15 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.64 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 29.63
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com