The Dorcester Demographics


  • Total Population27,875
  • Male Population(53.5 %) 14,909
  • Female Population(46.5 %) 12,966
  • Median Age29.40
There are currently 27,875 people living in The Dorcester. Out of the total population number, 14,909 are men and 12,966 are women. The median age for The Dorcester dwellers is 29.40.


  • White Collar11,391
  • Blue Collar3,241
There are currently 11,391 white-collar jobs and 3,241 blue-collar jobs in The Dorcester.


  • Total Households10,118
  • Family Households5,718
  • Non-family Households4,400
  • Households With Children3,570
  • Households Without Children6,548
  • Average People Per Household2.75
There are currently 10,118 households in The Dorcester. Out of this total, 5,718 are family households, 4,400 are non-family households, 3,570 are households with children and 6,548 are households without children. The average number of people per household in The Dorcester is 2.75.

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

  • No High School3,007
  • Some High School7,069
  • Some College3,479
  • Associate Degree954
  • Bachelors Degree3,449
  • Graduate Degree1,691
There are 3,007 people living in The Dorcester without a high school degree, 7,069 people with some high school degree and 3,479 people with a college degree. 954 people have an associate degree, 3,449 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,691 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married9,871
  • Married8,109
  • Separated896
  • Widowed754
  • Divorced2,171
9,871 of the people living in The Dorcester have never been married, while 8,109 are married and 896 are separated. A total of 754 people are widowed and 2,171 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$66,563
  • Median Household Income$42,567
  • Median Income Under 25$30,068
  • Median Income 25-44$43,722
  • Median Income 45-64$51,801
  • Median Income Over 65$40,103

The average household income for people living in The Dorcester is $66,563, while the median household income is $42,567. The median income in The Dorcester is $30,068 for those under 25, $43,722 for those aged 25 to 44, $51,801 for those aged 45 to 64, and $40,103 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.