Dorchester is located close to the center of Wisconsin. Dorchester is between the Clark, Marathon, Taylor county. Dorchester has 1.39 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dorchester population is 929, which has grown 12.33% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 6.73% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dorchester median household income is $42,656 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.75% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 20.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dorchester median house value is $93,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.86% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dorchester is worse than the state average in quality. The Dorchester area code is 715.