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People

Total Population 315
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 157
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,458
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $925
Median House Value $151,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 17.1%
Irish 17.8%

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

Dorchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03266
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.756
Longitude -71.949

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 GRAFTON
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station HANOVER
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station LEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canaan 3,898 $62,917
Hebron 602 $65,278
Lyme 1,716 $134,306
Orange 279 $75,625
Rumney 1,611 $65,625
Wentworth 941 $63,750

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

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