Dorchester strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Dorchester to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):
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|People Above Poverty|
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|Short Commute Times|
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|Working at Home|
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|Housing Recently Built|
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|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||26 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||74 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||68343|
|Phone Area Codes||402|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||25||4.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||630|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.8%|
|French (except Basque)||2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Dorchester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Pleasanthill (68343)
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