Dorset, Vermont Population 2024

361

Dorset is a city located in Bennington County Vermont. Dorset has a 2024 population of 361. Dorset is currently declining at a rate of -1.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 387 in 2020.

The average household income in Dorset is $124,209 with a poverty rate of 4.01%. The median age in Dorset is 52.8 years: 22.8 years for males, and 67.7 years for females.

Dorset Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
173.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.72% (-26)
The current population of Dorset, Vermont is 361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 387.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White374100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Dorset Population by Race

Dorset Population Pyramid 2024

Dorset Median Age

52.8

Total

22.8

Male

67.7

Female

Dorset Adults

There are 315 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in Dorset.

Dorset Age Dependency

112.5

Age Dependency Ratio

79

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dorset Sex Ratio

Female16844.92%
Male20655.08%

Dorset Population by Age

Dorset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1702.21000
Married852.761000
Non Family5601000
Female292.861000
Male0000

2.79

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dorset Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade72.75%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree14456.47%
Graduate Degree9035.29%
High School Graduate00%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College145.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dorset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dorset Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White255248234

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 91.76%.

Dorset Educational Attainment by Race

Dorset Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dorset Language

93.35% of Dorset residents speak only English, while 6.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.65% of the population.

Dorset Language

Dorset Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White374154.01%

4.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.91%

Male Poverty Rate

5.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dorset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorset is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorset is White, with 4.01% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.98%.

Dorset Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College42.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Dorset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Dorset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dorset Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$150,726$157,151
Households$141,304$124,209
Married Families$150,156$-999,999,999
Non Families-$57,150

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dorset Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dorset Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dorset 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.

Dorset Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dorset Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Dorset Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+29
65 to 746
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Dorset Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3511.11%

Dorset Veterans by Race

Dorset Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dorset Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Dorset Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dorset Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dorset 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

17.65%

Born in Dorset

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dorset residents were born in the United States, with 17.65% having been born in Vermont. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dorset Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024361-6-1.63%
2023367-7-1.87%
2022374-96-20.43%
20214708321.45%
202038717481.69%
2019213-37-14.8%
2018250-9-3.47%
201725941.57%
2016255-56-18.01%
20153114215.61%
20142693916.96%
2013230-56-19.58%
2012286-27-8.63%
20113136425.7%
201024900%

Dorset Population by Year