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Demographics

People

Total Population133
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+67
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married72%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,083

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,250
% Above Poverty Level91%
% Below Poverty Level9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone15.9%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$76,300

Ancestry

German45.9%
English21.1%
Irish6.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6%
Scottish4.5%
French Except Basque3%
Dutch3%
Italian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
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Dorchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macoupin County
Standard Zip Codes62033
Phone Area Codes217,618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.12
Approximate Longitude-89.81

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)

StationCARLINVILLE
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationHILLSBORO
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benld1,572$45,000
Bunker Hill1,730$52,841
Gillespie3,323$50,368
Mount Clare237$43,750
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