Dover

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  6. Dover Education Information
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  8. Dover Public Benefits Information
  9. Dover Criminal Information
  10. Dover Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Dover Zip Codes


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Dover Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 55,642
  • Land Area (2000): 380.119 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 238.871 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 33.8186 (1.0) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 77.2186 (25.1) / 87.7186 (31.0)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 4,337
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 1,199
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 44 inches

Dover Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 30,775 2002 33,110 2005 34,151
2000 33,380 2003 32,989 2006 34,693
2001 32,650 2004 33,325 2007 35,133

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Houses (2000): 22,212
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 684
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 2,212

Dover Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 43,512 78.40%
 Rural, Farm 285 0.51%
 Rural, Non-farm 11,701 21.08%

Dover Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Employment Information

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Dover Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 14,537 13,949 588 4.05% 41
1991 15,341 14,452 889 5.79% 58
1992 15,985 15,080 905 5.66% 57
1993 16,300 15,388 912 5.59% 56
1994 16,854 16,035 819 4.86% 49
1995 17,165 16,374 791 4.61% 46
1996 17,321 16,593 728 4.20% 42
1997 17,006 16,267 739 4.34% 44
1998 17,170 16,503 667 3.88% 39
1999 17,393 16,770 623 3.58% 36
2000 15,226 14,638 588 3.86% 39
2001 15,355 14,743 612 3.98% 40
2002 15,689 15,025 665 4.24% 43
2003 16,187 15,454 733 4.53% 46
2004 16,622 15,995 627 3.77% 38
2005 16,490 15,991 499 3.03% 30
2006 16,692 16,198 494 2.96% 30
2007 17,000 16,391 609 3.58% 36
2008 17,042 16,325 716 4.20% 42
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 17,044 16,358 686 4.02% 40
Feb 2008 17,017 16,326 691 4.06% 41
Mar 2008 17,092 16,444 648 3.79% 38
Apr 2008 17,093 16,467 626 3.66% 37
May 2008 17,017 16,379 638 3.75% 37
Jun 2008 17,161 16,383 778 4.53% 45
Jul 2008 17,090 16,343 747 4.37% 44
Aug 2008 17,109 16,216 893 5.22% 52
Sep 2008 16,754 16,013 741 4.42% 44
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Dover Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Public Administration 1,713 14.17%
2. Construction 1,623 13.43%
3. Educational Services 884 7.31%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 487 4.03%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 464 3.84%
6. Health Care 457 3.78%
7. Finance and Insurance 435 3.60%
8. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 369 3.05%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 353 2.92%
10. Paper Manufacturing 312 2.58%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 298 2.47%
12. Repair and Maintenance 278 2.30%
13. Food Manufacturing 250 2.07%
14. Other Transportation 242 2.00%
15. Department and Other General Stores 219 1.81%
16. Truck Transportation 214 1.77%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 212 1.75%
18. Metal Manufactuing 204 1.69%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 185 1.53%
20. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 181 1.50%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,660 13.76%
2. Health Care 1,324 10.98%
3. Public Administration 1,309 10.85%
4. Finance and Insurance 873 7.24%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 690 5.72%
6. Social Assistance 643 5.33%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 497 4.12%
8. Department and Other General Stores 436 3.61%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 423 3.51%
10. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 369 3.06%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 335 2.78%
12. Paper Manufacturing 277 2.30%
13. Electronic Shopping and Mail Order 235 1.95%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 188 1.56%
15. Construction 182 1.51%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 179 1.48%
17. Food Manufacturing 146 1.21%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 135 1.12%
19. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 134 1.11%
20. Other Direct Selling Estab 129 1.07%

Dover Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 651 5.39%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 589 4.87%
3. Other Management Occupations 513 4.24%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 458 3.79%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 447 3.70%
6. Vehicle Mechanics 434 3.59%
7. Other Production Occupations 431 3.57%
8. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 371 3.07%
9. Law Enforcement Workers 332 2.75%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 320 2.65%
11. Carpenters 309 2.56%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 301 2.49%
13. Other Construction Trades 300 2.48%
14. Operations Managers Non Finance 276 2.28%
15. Other Office and Admin Support 268 2.22%
16. Top Executives 250 2.07%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 240 1.99%
18. Other Protective Service Workers 223 1.85%
19. Computer Specialists 207 1.71%
20. Engineers 202 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 799 6.62%
2. Secretaries and Admins 620 5.14%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 522 4.33%
4. Cashiers 509 4.22%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 481 3.99%
6. Child Care Workers 468 3.88%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 441 3.66%
8. Other Management Occupations 432 3.58%
9. Customer Service Representatives 380 3.15%
10. Registered Nurses 376 3.12%
11. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 372 3.08%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 367 3.04%
13. Other Production Occupations 358 2.97%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 333 2.76%
15. Business Operations Specialists 319 2.64%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 317 2.63%
17. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 289 2.40%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 253 2.10%
19. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 248 2.06%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 234 1.94%

Dover Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 24,428 57.72%
15-35 hours 5,031 11.89%
1-14 hours 1,183 2.80%
No regular hours 11,681 27.60%

Dover Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 648 2.61%
5 AM-5:29 AM 487 1.96%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 846 3.41%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,931 7.78%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,719 10.95%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,088 16.47%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,338 17.48%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,256 9.09%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,099 4.43%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,145 4.61%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 480 1.93%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 353 1.42%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,413 9.72%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,021 8.14%

Dover Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,154 4.65%
5-9 4,964 20.00%
10-14 5,572 22.45%
15-19 4,564 18.39%
20-24 2,707 10.90%
25-29 757 3.05%
30-34 1,481 5.97%
35-39 245 0.99%
40-44 394 1.59%
45-59 1,038 4.18%
60-89 1,373 5.53%
At least 90 575 2.32%

Dover Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 120 0.48% 19,598 78.95%
30-44 52 0.21% 2,068 8.33%
45-59 11 0.04% 1,027 4.14%
At least 60 65 0.26% 1,883 7.59%

Dover Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 91 0.36%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,300 12.88%
 Car / truck / van, solo 20,091 78.41%
 Motorcycle 56 0.22%
 Other 188 0.73%
 Public transportation 248 0.97%
 Walked 850 3.32%
 Worked at home 800 3.12%

Dover Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Family Information

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Households (2000): 20,612 (52,299 people)
Families (2000): 13,978 (43,266 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 5,324
People at same address in 1995: 26,429

Dover Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,705 8.27%
$10,000-$14,999 1,397 6.78%
$15,000-$19,999 1,592 7.72%
$20,000-$24,999 1,441 6.99%
$25,000-$29,999 1,334 6.47%
$30,000-$34,999 1,373 6.66%
$35,000-$39,999 1,380 6.70%
$40,000-$44,999 1,321 6.41%
$45,000-$49,999 1,019 4.94%
$50,000-$59,999 1,999 9.70%
$60,000-$74,999 2,158 10.47%
$75,000-$99,999 2,017 9.79%
$100,000-$124,999 916 4.44%
$125,000-$149,999 454 2.20%
$150,000-$199,999 331 1.61%
$200,000 or more 175 0.85%

Dover Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 5,298 25.64%
 Family, 2 people 5,718 27.67%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,093 5.29%
 Family, 3 people 3,604 17.44%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 179 0.87%
 Family, 4 people 2,856 13.82%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 50 0.24%
 Family, 5 people 1,155 5.59%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 19 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 417 2.02%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 272 1.32%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.00%

Dover Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 16,899 29.88%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,029 12.43%
Public Assistance 688 1.22%
Retirement 4,335 7.67%
Self Employment 1,908 3.37%
Social Security 5,022 8.88%
Supplemental Security 802 1.42%
Wage / Salary 16,466 29.12%
Other 3,399 6.01%

Dover Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 5,324 52.57%
 With children under 18 4,803 47.43%

Dover Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,947 9.63%
 Married 11,266 55.74%
 Never Married 6,497 32.14%
 Widowed 503 2.49%

Dover Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,794 12.28%
 Married 11,381 50.04%
 Never Married 6,353 27.93%
 Widowed 2,217 9.75%

Dover Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Education Information

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Dover Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,339 5.73%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 5,388 13.20%
 High school diploma or equivalent 11,133 27.28%
 Some college, no degree 10,987 26.92%
 Associate degree 2,518 6.17%
 Bachelors degree 5,285 12.95%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,166 7.76%

Dover Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 458 0.82% 495 0.89% 953 1.71%
Kindergarten 551 0.99% 168 0.30% 719 1.29%
Grades 1-4 3,046 5.47% 386 0.69% 3,432 6.17%
Grades 5-8 3,121 5.61% 289 0.52% 3,410 6.13%
Grades 9-12 2,665 4.79% 134 0.24% 2,799 5.03%
Undergrad college 3,650 6.56% 1,061 1.91% 4,711 8.47%
Graduate or professional school 369 0.66% 222 0.40% 591 1.06%
Total 13,860 24.91% 2,755 4.95% 16,615 29.86%

Dover Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $89,329,000
Retail sales (2002): $827,070,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $105,077,000
Dover Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Public Benefits Information

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Dover Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 45,998 87.99%
 Below Poverty Level 6,279 12.01%

Dover Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dover Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 125

Dover Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 4.874 0.000 0.032 3.054 7.961 0.780 7.311 64.305 4.907 77.303
2000 4.224 0.000 0.000 2.037 6.261 0.929 5.303 52.457 4.793 63.481
2001 3.767 0.459 0.031 1.685 5.942 0.521 4.594 48.698 3.155 56.968
2002 3.534 0.453 0.030 1.510 5.527 0.362 3.171 46.149 3.232 52.915
2003 5.062 0.728 0.030 1.425 7.245 0.212 5.032 49.926 3.153 58.110
2004 5.041 0.480 0.060 1.770 7.352 0.330 3.751 47.022 3.451 54.224
2005 4.451 0.381 0.059 1.171 6.061 0.234 2.723 41.990 3.367 48.081
2006 6.428 0.490 0.058 1.355 8.330 0.346 4.093 41.363 3.603 49.059
2007 5.636 0.455 0.028 1.765 7.884 0.313 3.159 46.253 3.558 52.970

Dover Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 29 87
2005 31 90
2006 29 90
2007 30 91

Dover Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 2,054
2002 1,935

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Dover Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Dover Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 8,358 15.02%
10-19 Years 8,710 15.65%
20-29 Years 8,616 15.48%
30-39 Years 8,450 15.19%
40-49 Years 7,503 13.48%
50-59 Years 5,607 10.08%
60-69 Years 3,908 7.02%
70-79 Years 2,817 5.06%
80-89 Years 1,399 2.51%
90+ Years 274 0.49%

Dover Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 26,724 48.03%
 Female 28,918 51.97%

Dover Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 34,992 62.89%
 African-American 15,579 28.00%
 Hispanic/Latino 2,010 3.61%
 Asian 1,326 2.38%
 Multiracial 1,153 2.07%
 Amerindian 439 0.79%
 Other Race 125 0.22%
 Pacific Islander 18 0.03%

Dover Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 7,849 20.85%
2. Irish 6,593 17.51%
3. English 5,397 14.33%
4. United States Or American 3,239 8.60%
5. Italian 2,978 7.91%
6. Polish 1,576 4.19%
7. French Non-Basque 1,315 3.49%
8. Scottish 920 2.44%
9. Scotch Irish 779 2.07%
10. African 673 1.79%

Dover Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 46,108 89.83%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,909 3.72%
3. German 634 1.24%
4. Other West Germanic 544 1.06%
5. French 536 1.04%
6. Tagalog 290 0.56%
7. Korean 226 0.44%
8. African 192 0.37%
9. Chinese 112 0.22%
10. Italian 104 0.20%

Dover Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 52,686 94.93%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,413 2.55%
 Not a citizen 1,399 2.52%

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Dover Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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