Dorchester, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 581 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 326  (56.1%)
Females: 255  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68343.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,685 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Dorchester:

$55,685
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,961 (it was $16,389 in 2000)

Dorchester village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,189 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Dorchester:

$102,189
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $106,137; detached houses: $105,599

Median gross rent in 2017: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dorchester: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Dorchester, NE (2010)
    • 51587.9%White alone
    • 579.7%Hispanic
    • 61.0%Black alone
    • 61.0%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Dorchester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dorchester, Nebraska as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dorchester is 573 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Czech (39.2%), German (16.3%), American (14.5%), Swedish (9.0%), Irish (4.8%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/1881

Elevation: 1484 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile   (low).

Dorchester, Nebraska map

44 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

This village:

6.9%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,436 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,671 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (25.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (497.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crete, NE (2.9 miles ),
Friend, NE (3.0 miles ),
Milford, NE (3.0 miles ),
Beaver Crossing, NE (3.5 miles ),
Cordova, NE (3.6 miles),
Pleasant Dale, NE (3.7 miles ),
Goehner, NE (3.7 miles),
Wilber, NE (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 97.12 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Dorchester, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dorchester, NE in 2017
Dorchester satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dorchester, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dorchester, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Dorchester, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (25.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.1%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Dorchester, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Dorchester, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dorchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Dorchester village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dorchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from Dorchester center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 453.9 miles away from Dorchester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saline County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dorchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dorchester:

  • CRETE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRETE, NE)
  • CRESTVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MILFORD, NE)
  • WILBER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WILBER, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dorchester:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 25 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Central Community College (about 68 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 72 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Bellevue University (about 72 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 73 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in Dorchester:

Public elementary/middle school in Dorchester:

See full list of schools located in Dorchester

Library in Dorchester:

  • DORCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,533; Location: 6TH & WASHINGTON; 9,684 books; 197 audio materials; 534 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dorchester: Dorchester (A), Dorchester Farmers Co-op Elevator (B), Dorchester Public Library (C), Dorchester Volunteer Fire and Rescue (D), Saline County Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dorchester: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Dorchester: Dorchester City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dorchester and their reported violations in the past:

DORCHESTER, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 586, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2006)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.2%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Dorchester (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Dorchester Branch at 611 Washington, branch established on 1907/02/18. Info updated 2010/05/06: Bank assets: $360.7 mil, Deposits: $282.0 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Wilber Co.

For population 15 years and over in Dorchester:

Marital status in Dorchester, NE
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dorchester:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dorchester, NE (based on Saline County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,92216
Evangelical Protestant2,1479
Catholic2,1115
Other1782
None6,842-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Saline County:

8.0%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Saline County:

23.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dorchester:

45.4%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.5%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dorchester:

11.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.2%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dorchester, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 2$6,354$38,1241$332
Other Government Administration 1$2,223$26,6767$620
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,070
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,034
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$85
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$111
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$8,577$34,30812$3,252

Dorchester government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $534,000 ($919.10)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($781.41)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $508,000 ($874.35)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($203.10)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($142.86)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($110.15)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($65.40)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($49.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($32.70)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($30.98)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($22.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($18.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($15.49)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($13.77)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($6.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($13.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $12,000 ($20.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $9,000 ($15.49)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($12.05)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($12.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($10.33)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($8.61)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.72)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.72)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.72)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($1.72)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($1.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $432,000 ($743.55)

Dorchester government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($92.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($58.52)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($29.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $652,000 ($1122.20)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($180.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $168,000 ($289.16)
    Highways: $58,000 ($99.83)
    Other: $13,000 ($22.38)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($18.93)
  • Tax - Property: $113,000 ($194.49)
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000 ($18.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($12.05)

Dorchester government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $658,000 ($1132.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000 ($654.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $298,000 ($512.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($34.42)

Dorchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $843,000 ($1450.95)

6.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lancaster County, NE  2.12% ($39,150 average AGI)
from Gage County, NE  0.41% ($32,182)


6.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lancaster County, NE  2.52% ($38,926 average AGI)
to Gage County, NE  0.63% ($29,588)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($32,762)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dorchester:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dorchester:

  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KFLV (89.9 FM; WILBER, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220GT (91.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDNE (91.9 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: DOANE COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

TV broadcast stations around Dorchester:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 72.9mTotal length
  • 11,140Total average daily traffic
  • 1,652Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,626Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dorchester, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 41930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dorchester, NE

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 508 W Depot St (Lat: 40.644722 Lon: -97.120306), Call Sign: WNIL300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0800 MHz, 47.1600 MHz, 47.2000 MHz, 47.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • 2 1/2 Mi W On S Side (Lat: 40.654167 Lon: -97.163083), Call Sign: KNCK764,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 02/05/2022, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1.25 Mi N (Lat: 40.672500 Lon: -97.122806), Call Sign: WSM262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/08/2024, Certifier: Matthew Hansen, Registrant: 601 W. 9th Street, Dorchester, NE 68343, Phone: (402) 641-1098, Email:
  • West Dorchester WIU, Bnsf Ls2 Mp89.5 West Dorchester Wiu (Lat: 40.651389 Lon: -97.143056), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQOL243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2011, Expiration Date: 11/02/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC0UPE, Licensee ID: L01025271, Grant Date: 06/03/2005, Expiration Date: 06/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Nancy E Templeton, Registrant: Nancy E Templeton-Rech, 208 E 10th Apt 3, Dorchester, NE 68343
  • Call Sign: KE0TNU, Licensee ID: L02224245, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 11/07/2028, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2018, Certifier: Brian J Sehnert, Registrant: Brian J Sehnert, Dorchester, NE 68343
  • Call Sign: KE4NEB, Previous Call Sign: KE0TNU, Licensee ID: L02224245, Grant Date: 11/27/2018, Expiration Date: 11/27/2028, Certifier: Brian J Sehnert, Registrant: Brian J Sehnert, Dorchester, NE 68343


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dorchester)
Most common first names in Dorchester, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1484.3 years
John1280.9 years
Henry1180.6 years
Anna1089.9 years
James875.7 years
Marie779.6 years
Helen779.8 years
Joe784.7 years
Robert669.5 years
Frank679.3 years
Most common last names in Dorchester, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nerud1084.9 years
Sehnert873.7 years
Stehlik776.1 years
Mariska680.2 years
Weber684.8 years
Krivohlavek683.7 years
Parks587.7 years
Duchek588.2 years
Bruha578.4 years
Novak589.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dorchester, NE
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 29.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dorchester, NE
  • 92.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity


Dorchester compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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