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People

Total Population 929
Male Share of the Population 53%
Female Share of the Population 47%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 487
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,300
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,238

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,889
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $569
Median House Value $93,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 0%
English 2.6%
Irish 8.2%

Dorchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 54425
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.003
Longitude -90.335

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 MEDFORD
Distance 9 miles
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
Station STANLEY
Distance 29.4 miles
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
Distance 32.8 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbotsford 2,134 $42,167
Colby 1,788 $61,917
Curtiss 298 $42,000
Medford 4,349 $52,368
Stetsonville 586 $56,705

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Dorchester Public Library
155 N. SECOND ST.
Dorchester, Wisconsin
(715) 654-5959

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