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Dorchester County, MD
The county was named for the Earl of Dorset

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The county is in the Cambridge metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 30,912. This was an increase of  .78% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$34,077
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dorchester County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Dorchester County was $24,725. This was an increase of 22.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Cambridge

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11% of Dorchester County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dorchester County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Dorchester County include Airey Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Cambridge Cemetery, Christ Cemetery, Cokesbury Cemetery, Cokesbury Cemetery, Dorchester Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Dorchester County include Brookview, Cambridge, Church Creek, East New Market, Eldorado, Galestown, Hurlock, Secretary, Taylors Island, Vienna ... View communities

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School districts in Dorchester County include Dorchester County Public Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Dorchester County include Cambridge Branch, Hurlock Branch ... View libraries

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Dorchester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dorchester County political report.

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Hotels in Dorchester County include Best Value Inn Cambridge, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express-Cambridge, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort

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