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Demographics

People

Total Population93
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+39
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married84.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.7%
Median Earnings25+$53,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$53,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,000
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$82,500

Ancestry

Polish20.4%
German14%
Irish12.9%
English10.8%
Scottish8.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
French Except Basque7.5%
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Dorchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grayson County
Standard Zip Codes75459
Phone Area Codes903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.51
Approximate Longitude-96.61

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)

StationSHERMAN
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 51 F
Apr Temp52 to 73 F
Jul Temp73 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 75 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationDENISON DAM
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 76 F
Annual Precip41 inches
StationMC KINNEY 3 S
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 76 F
Annual Precip41 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gunter1,363$66,250
Howe2,692$61,134
Sherman40,112$52,623
Southmayd976$51,339
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