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People

Total Population 1,000
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 420
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,875
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $656
Median House Value $170,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 4.6%

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

Dortches Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SE of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Edgecombe
Metro Area Rocky Mount
Standard Zip Codes 27801
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.93
Longitude -77.77

Dortches 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 ROCKY MOUNT 8 ESE
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station TARBORO 1 S
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station ARCOLA
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Nashville 5,459 $53,690
Red Oak 3,428 $87,275
Rocky Mount 56,642 $43,292
Sharpsburg 2,228 $29,135
Whitakers 898 $32,019

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

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