Dorchester, Massachusetts

Population NR

Dorchester Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: NR
  • High School Graduate or Higher: NR
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: NR

Crime Rate

35.2% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 58
  • Violent Crimes: 398
  • Robbery: 65
  • Burglary: 230
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 930

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 167 offenders in Dorchester
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

107 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 19
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 85


Moderate 7.9%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 6.9%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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33 Public Schools view public schools

There are 33 K-12 public schools in Dorchester, MA and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Dorchester's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Dorchester, MA

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Property Report Overview

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Median Home Value

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,522
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,690
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,058
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,568
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,785

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Environmental Hazards

107 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1123/1149)
    Dorchester, MA has 97.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dorchester, MA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Dorchester, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.12°
  • February 32.97°
  • March 40.45°
  • April 50.85°
  • May 59.96°
  • June 68°
  • July 75.38°
  • August 73.16°
  • September 66.15°
  • October 55.72°
  • November 45.58°
  • December 32.67°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dorchester, MA

Dorchester, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Dorchester, MA has a high risk of hurricanes.
Dorchester, MA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Dorchester, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

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Unemployment in Dorchester is 7.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 6.9% and 6.7% respectively


State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • Michael E. Capuano
  • Stephen F. Lynch
  • William Keating

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

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1 FCC Tower view all

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  • No hospitals found in Dorchester, MA

2 Police Stations view all