Dorchester Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

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Dorchester Population Demographics top

Total Population 87,585
Male Population 42,580
Female Population 45,005
Male Population 48.62 %
Female Population 51.38 %
Median Age 33.5
Citizen US Born 54,475
Citizen not US Born 19,646
Not Citizen 13,463
Citizen US Born 62.2 %
Citizen not US Born 22.43 %
Not Citizen 15.37 %
Moved from Abroad 1,086
Moved from Same Country 8,476
Moved from Same State 2,530
Moved from Different State 1,282
Same House as Last Year 73,058
Moved from Abroad 1.24 %
Moved from Same Country 9.68 %
Moved from Same State 2.89 %
Moved from Different State 1.46 %
Same House as Last Year 83.41 %

Occupational Employment in Dorchester top

White Collar 36,976
Blue Collar 7,320
White Collar 42.22 %
Blue Collar 8.36 %
Self Employees 2,233
Private Companies 28,444
Governmental Workers 5,831
Not for Profit Companies 7,787
Self Employees 2.55 %
Private Companies 32.48 %
Governmental Workers 6.66 %
Not for Profit Companies 8.89 %

Number of Households in Dorchester top

Total Households 31,087
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 18,287
Non-family Households 12,799
Non-family Households 20.88 %
Family Households 14.61 %
Households with Children 9,861
Households without Children 21,226
Households with Children 11.26 %
Households without Children 24.23 %

Median and Average Income in Dorchester top

Average Household Income $72,600.04
Median Household Income $53,382.00
People below Poverty Level 19,895
People above Poverty Level 65,926

Housing in Dorchester top

Housing Units 33,869
Median Year Built 1939
Built in 1939 or Earlier 20,502
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,785
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,939
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,056
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,679
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,716
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,258
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,205
Built in 2010 or Later 729
Occupied Housing Units 31,087
Owner Occupied 11,349
Renter Occupied 19,738
Owner Occupied 12.96 %
Renter Occupied 22.54 %
With Mortgage 9,098
Without Mortgage 2,251
Median Value with Mortgage $420,000.00
Median Value without Mortgage $383,300.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,480.00
With Mortgage 10.39 %
Without Mortgage 2.57 %

Dorchester Education Statistics top

No High School 5,897
Some High School 26,644
Some College 13,259
Associate Degree 3,707
Bachelor's Degree 12,331
Graduate Degree 6,556
No High School 6.73 %
Some High School 30.42 %
Some College 15.14 %
Associate Degree 4.23 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.08 %
Graduate Degree 7.49 %

Marital Status in Dorchester top

Never Married 38,657
Married 24,146
Separated 2,635
Widowed 3,328
Divorced 6,225
Never Married 44.14 %
Married 27.57 %
Separated 3.01 %
Widowed 3.8 %
Divorced 7.11 %

Means of Transport to Work in Dorchester top

Car 23,335
Bus or TrolleyBus 8,549
Railroad 180
Bicycle 466
Motorcycle 39
TaxiCab 165
Walk 2,628

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Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Dorchester is an area in Southeast Boston,Boston,Suffolk County,Massachusetts with a population of 87,585. There are 42,580 male residents living in Dorchester and 45,005 female residents. The total number of households is 31,087 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 24,146 people being married and 50,845 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 83.47% white collar employees and 16.53% blue collar employees in Dorchester..
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