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Where is Dorchester County, South Carolina?

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Dorchester County is a county equivalent area found in South Carolina, USA. The county government of Dorchester is found in the county seat of Saint George.

With a total 1,491.34 sq. km of land and water area, Dorchester County, South Carolina is the 1866th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 148,469 people, Dorchester County has a total 56579 households earning 53857 on average per year.

Dorchester County, South Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 45035
Area Codes 843
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Summerville (population: 117,289), Ladson (population: 29,322), North Charleston (population: 22,779), Ridgeville (population: 9,842), Saint George (population: 7,084), Dorchester (population: 2,483), Harleyville (population: 2,458), Reevesville (population: 1,603)
Land Area 57,324 sq miles
Water Area 573 sq miles
Household Income $53,857
Housing Units 56,579
Median Home Value $167,400
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 25% of population
Retail Spending $7,092 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $104,021 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.