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People

Total Population 525
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 283
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 58.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.5%
Median Earnings25+ $33,882
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,125
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $670
Median House Value $87,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 9.7%

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

Dorchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 68343
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.647
Longitude -97.113

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 CRETE
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station LINCOLN AP
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station SURPRISE
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dorchester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pleasanthill (68343)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Crossing 393 $58,958
Cordova 109 $56,000
Crete 7,080 $58,001
Friend 1,232 $70,114
Milford 2,373 $65,517

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

Dorchester Public Libraries

Library
Dorchester Public Library
6TH & WASHINGTON
Dorchester, Nebraska

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Dorchester High Schools

DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
402-946-2781
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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