The unemployment rate in Dorchester County is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Dorchester County jobs have decreased by 2.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dorchester County's cost of living is 13.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Dorchester County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Dorchester county remained strongly Republican, 54.9% to 42.9%. More Voting Stats
Dorchester County's population is 31,853 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Dorchester County is Real Estate: $165,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%.
Dorchester County public schools spend $13,925 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Dorchester County. More Education