Dorchester strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):
Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Dorchester to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||58 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||134 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||54425|
|Phone Area Codes||715|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||-1 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 52 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 55 F|
|Annual Precip||33.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||-0 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||31.5 inches|
|Station||JUMP RIVER 3 E|
|Jan Temp||-1 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||54 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||32.8 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.01|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||19||2.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||870|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.4%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
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