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Dorchester is a village in Macoupin County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dorchester. For links to other places called Dorchester, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dorchester is 39.085N. The longitude is -89.887W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 142.


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Median household income
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$37,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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35% of Dorchester residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dorchester ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dorchester was $17,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Dorchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dorchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $719.


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Macoupin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dorchester political report.

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The average commute time for Dorchester workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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