Dorchester, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dorchester, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Dorchester had a population of 103 as of July 1, 2016. Dorchester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dorchester is located at latitude 33.5313 and longitude -96.6891 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dorchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of Dorchester (GNIS ID: 2412441) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dorchester is located within Southwest Grayson Division of Grayson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dorchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Dorchester, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 103
Population in Households 103
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $136,765
Average Home Value $221,429
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,935
Average Household Income $90,022
Per Capita Income $32,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.58%
Households 0.41% 0.98%
Families 2.66% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dorchester, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dorchester to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1637 6th
Population Density1 # 1671 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1063 39th
Median Household Income # 179 90th
Per Capita Income # 254 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.