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Dorchester Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
125,947
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Hard working people
    44%
  • Social
    24%
  • Warm
    16%
  • Ignorant
    4%
  • Progressive
    4%

Dorchester Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    46%
  • White
    20%
  • Hispanic
    18%
  • Asian
    10%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%

Income

Median Household Income
$49,926
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    31%
  • $25-$44k
    16%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    24%
  • $150k+
    10%

Community

Poll
61%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.31 responses
Poll
44%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.27 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Get ready for a lot of snow plowing
    38%
  • Bring a shovel...winter is coming
    19%
  • With city life comes violence and drugs
    19%
  • Set yourself up with proper priorities
    14%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    5%
  • Parking is terrible
    5%
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