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Demographics

People

Total Population907
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+462
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,167
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,591

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,063
% Above Poverty Level85.8%
% Below Poverty Level14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.6%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$92,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.6%
Irish10%
Polish9.7%
Norwegian8.2%
French Except Basque4.3%
Italian2.2%
English2.1%
Danishn1%
Austrian0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Czech0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Slovene0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
German0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Dorchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clark County
Standard Zip Codes54425
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45
Approximate Longitude-90.33

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)

StationMEDFORD
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationSTANLEY
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationJUMP RIVER 3 E
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 21 F
Apr Temp30 to 55 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abbotsford2,166$41,463
Colby1,964$57,431
Curtiss308$41,667
Medford4,327$52,636
Stetsonville598$55,179
Unity377$56,250

Dorchester Public Libraries

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

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