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Dover INFORMATION

Population: 17,887

Male 51% Female 48%
Married 52%
Single 47%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Dover has a low population density. Dover is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

6,677 Dover
27,441 New York

City Info

Dover, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Dover has a population density of 6,677, with 17,887 current residents.

Out of the 17,887 current residents, 51% are male and 48% are female. 52% of the residents are married and 47% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 55% Sun
  • 49% Rain
  • 29% Snow

Condition

51°F average temperature

  • 54 years Median home age
  • $231,260 Median home price
  • -16.04% Home appreciation rate
  • 18.49% Annual property tax
  • 51.5%
    Homes owned
  • 45.7%
    Homes rented
  • 2.9%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Dover, the air quality is 35% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 49% rainy, and 29% snowy. The average temperature is 51°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Dover, you should know that 51.5% of homes are owned while 45.7% of homes are rented, and 2.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $231,260, the median age of homes is 54 years, the annual home appreciation is -16.04% and the annual property tax is 18.49%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    37
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Dover, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Dover’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Dover is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 45.36% Democratic, 53.46% Republican, and 1.18% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

9%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:14

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    7.5%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    25.8%
  • Service Occupations
    20.9%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    25.2%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    9%
  • 67%
    High school diploma
  • 4%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 8%
    Bachelors degree
  • 4%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Dover, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.30% of residents are unemployed in Dover (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Dover residents: 7.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 11.72% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.9% are in the customer service field, 25.8% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 25.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 66.71%, 3.82% of residents have an associate’s degree, 8.00% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.36% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Dover, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Dover have a few different options. 61% of commuters use their own cars, 23% of commuters carpool, 5% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.

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