Dorothy, New Jersey Population 2024

842

Dorothy is a city located in Atlantic County New Jersey. Dorothy has a 2024 population of 842. Dorothy is currently declining at a rate of -15.21% annually and its population has decreased by -44.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,513 in 2020.

The average household income in Dorothy is $92,013 with a poverty rate of 12.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dorothy is 57.7 years, 49.2 years for males, and 60.4 years for females.

Dorothy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dorothy was:

  • White: 72.64%
  • Black or African American: 14.07%
  • Two or more races: 13.2%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
144.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-44.35% (-671)
The current population of Dorothy, New Jersey is 842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,513.

Dorothy, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White83172.64%
Black or African American16114.07%
Two or more races15113.2%
Other race10.09%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dorothy Population by Race

Dorothy Population Pyramid 2024

Dorothy Median Age

57.7

Total

49.2

Male

60.4

Female

Dorothy Adults

There are 985 adults, (457 of whom are seniors) in Dorothy.

Dorothy Age Dependency

116.7

Age Dependency Ratio

86.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dorothy Sex Ratio

Female48542.4%
Male65957.6%

Dorothy Population by Age

Dorothy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5522.0682.617.4
Married2522.5295.64.4
Non Family2451.0965.334.7
Female463.481000
Male98.441000

2.59

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dorothy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade666.87%
9th to 12th Grade111.14%
High School Graduate44045.79%
Some College11211.65%
Associates Degree13514.05%
Bachelors Degree13313.84%
Graduate Degree646.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White755733145
Black11711727
2+ Races883324
Hispanic4511
Other Race111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$77,944$103,294$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$58,244$59,107$0
Some College$147,132$148,214$0
Bachelors Degree$103,059$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$77,944

Average Earnings

$103,294

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Dorothy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dorothy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dorothy Language

91.78% of Dorothy residents speak only English, while 8.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.22% of the population.

Dorothy Language

Dorothy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple1517952.32%
White805374.6%
Hispanic712738.03%
Other11100%
Black16110.62%

12.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.46%

Male Poverty Rate

22.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dorothy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorothy is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorothy is Black, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.55%.

Dorothy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.58%
Bachelors or Greater12.69%
High School8.41%
Some College0%

Dorothy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed19.05%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Dorothy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dorothy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$78,952$92,013
Families$95,347$96,444
Married Families$74,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$78,750$84,031

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dorothy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dorothy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dorothy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dorothy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dorothy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

215

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War50
Vietnam47
Second Gulf War31
Korea0
World War II0

Dorothy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+60
35 to 5450
65 to 7447
18 to 3431
55 to 6427

Dorothy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15520.53%
2+ Races3329.46%
Black2723.08%

Dorothy Veterans by Race

Dorothy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dorothy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

19%

Unemployment Rate

Dorothy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dorothy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dorothy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.32%

Born in Dorothy

89.16%

Native Born

10.84%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

10.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.16% of Dorothy residents were born in the United States, with 53.32% having been born in New Jersey. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dorothy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024842-151-15.21%
2023993-151-13.2%
20221,144-151-11.66%
20211,295-218-14.41%
20201,51300%

Dorothy Population by Year