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People

Total Population 157
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 58
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 65.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,750
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $754
Median House Value $65,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 29.9%
Irish 8.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dorchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62033
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.085
Longitude -89.887

Dorchester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARLINVILLE
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station HILLSBORO
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benld 1,657 $42,917
Bunker Hill 1,719 $55,455
Gillespie 3,310 $47,944

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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