Dorchester Demographics


  • Total Population87,585
  • Male Population(48.6 %) 42,580
  • Female Population(51.4 %) 45,005
  • Median Age33.50
There are currently 87,585 people living in Dorchester. Out of the total population number, 42,580 are men and 45,005 are women. The median age for Dorchester dwellers is 33.50.


  • White Collar36,976
  • Blue Collar7,320
There are currently 36,976 white-collar jobs and 7,320 blue-collar jobs in Dorchester.


  • Total Households31,087
  • Family Households18,287
  • Non-family Households12,799
  • Households With Children9,861
  • Households Without Children21,226
  • Average People Per Household2.77
There are currently 31,087 households in Dorchester. Out of this total, 18,287 are family households, 12,799 are non-family households, 9,861 are households with children and 21,226 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Dorchester is 2.77.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School5,897
  • Some High School26,644
  • Some College13,259
  • Associate Degree3,707
  • Bachelors Degree12,331
  • Graduate Degree6,556
There are 5,897 people living in Dorchester without a high school degree, 26,644 people with some high school degree and 13,259 people with a college degree. 3,707 people have an associate degree, 12,331 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 6,556 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married38,657
  • Married24,146
  • Separated2,635
  • Widowed3,328
  • Divorced6,225
38,657 of the people living in Dorchester have never been married, while 24,146 are married and 2,635 are separated. A total of 3,328 people are widowed and 6,225 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$72,600
  • Median Household Income$53,382
  • Median Income Under 25$40,362
  • Median Income 25-44$62,161
  • Median Income 45-64$60,407
  • Median Income Over 65$24,669

The average household income for people living in Dorchester is $72,600, while the median household income is $53,382. The median income in Dorchester is $40,362 for those under 25, $62,161 for those aged 25 to 44, $60,407 for those aged 45 to 64, and $24,669 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.