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Demographics

People

Total Population566
Male Share of the Population53.7%
Female Share of the Population46.3%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+342
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married60.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.8%
Median Earnings25+$34,185
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,250
% Above Poverty Level100%
% Below Poverty Level%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.1%
Median Gross Rent$663
Median House Value$92,200

Ancestry

German26.5%
Czech23.5%
Irish9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8%
English2.8%
Swedish2.3%
Italian1.6%
Polish0.9%
Norwegian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Danishn0.2%
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Dorchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Saline County
Standard Zip Codes68343
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.64
Approximate Longitude-97.11

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)

StationCRETE
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 35 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationLINCOLN AP
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip28.3 inches
StationSURPRISE
Distance33.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beaver Crossing365$60,556
Cordova104$57,813
Crete7,089$57,109
Friend1,182$69,167
Milford2,389$63,843
Wilber1,756$66,750

Dorchester Public Libraries

Dorchester Public Library
6TH & WASHINGTON
Dorchester, Nebraska
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Dorchester Public Schools

Dorchester Elementary School
506 W 9th, Po Box 7
ZIP: 68343
(402) 946-2781
Primary
Total Enrollment 104
Dorchester High School
506 W 9th, Po Box 7
ZIP: 68343
(402) 946-2781
High
Total Enrollment 78
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