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Demographics

People

Total Population334
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens24.6%
Employed Population 16+148
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married57.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.6%
Median Earnings25+$35,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,125
% Above Poverty Level95.2%
% Below Poverty Level4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time40 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.7%
Median Gross Rent$970
Median House Value$142,200

Ancestry

French Except Basque22.2%
Irish16.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
English14.1%
Italian7.8%
Canadian7.2%
German6.9%
Polish4.2%
Scottish4.2%
Portuguese3.9%
Dutch3.9%
Danishn2.7%
Swedish0.9%
Iranian0.9%
South African0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Greek0.6%
African0.6%
Finnish0.3%
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Dorchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grafton County
Standard Zip Codes3266
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.8
Approximate Longitude-71.81

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)

StationGRAFTON
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 27 F
Apr Temp28 to 52 F
Jul Temp53 to 79 F
Oct Temp31 to 57 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationHANOVER
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationLEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canaan3,907$73,654
Hebron582$70,938
Lyme1,754$140,500
Orange230$68,125
Rumney1,644$53,000
Wentworth793$64,345
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