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Dorchester is a village in Clark County. (The community straddles Clark and Marathon counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Dorchester is 45.002N. The longitude is -90.333W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,427 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 827.


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Median household income
Local
$34,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dorchester demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Dorchester Days - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dorchester web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dorchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54425 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

53% of Dorchester residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dorchester ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dorchester was $15,860, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Dorchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dorchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.


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Clark 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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