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Population (year 2000): 26,884. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,486 (+6.0% change)
Males: 12,914 (48.0%), Females: 13,970 (52.0%)

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $43,873 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Dover:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), English (18.8%), French (15.0%), German (8.7%), French Canadian (8.4%), Italian (7.4%).New Hampshire

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 26.7 square miles

Dover,

For population 25 years and over in Dover

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover city

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

5.0% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+5.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Haverhill, (31.9 miles pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (61.8 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (270.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NH (3.5 miles Madbury, NH Somersworth, (4.3 miles NH Durham, (4.8 miles NH (5.0 miles Rollinsford, ME (5.4 miles Berwick, Berwick, ME (5.6 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 58 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2000: 169 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2003: 144 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $166,000

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Area code: 603


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Retail trade (14.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +158 (+0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,954 (33.0%)

Crime in Dover (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (28.5 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (10.7 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (28.5 per 100,000)
  • 56 burglaries (199.6 per 100,000)
  • 471 thefts (1678.6 per 100,000)
  • 27 auto thefts (96.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 113.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Dover (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (10.5 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (17.6 per 100,000)
  • 13 assaults (45.7 per 100,000)
  • 49 burglaries (172.1 per 100,000)
  • 558 thefts (1959.6 per 100,000)
  • 21 auto thefts (73.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 121.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Dover, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dover,

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Dover city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1976, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Dover:
  • WENTWORTH-DOUGLASS HOSPITAL (789 CENTRAL AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dover:
  • PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH)
  • FRISBIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; ROCHESTER, NH)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; YORK, ME)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dover:
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 10 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
  • MANCHESTER (about 43 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 51 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dover:
  • SKYHAVEN (about 7 miles; ROCHESTER, NH; ID: DAW)
  • LITTLEBROOK AIR PARK (about 9 miles; ELIOT, ME; ID: 3B4)
  • HAMPTON AIRFIELD (about 18 miles; HAMPTON, NH; ID: 7B3)

Amtrak station:
DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   5 $7,698
Streets and Highways 21 $70,758 $40,433 2 $1,537
Welfare 6 $19,434 $38,868 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,552 $42,624 2 $2,046
Police - Other 19 $69,668 $44,000 12 $13,473
Police Protection - Officers 53 $277,765 $62,890 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,650 $51,900 0 $0
Other Government Administration 16 $71,714 $53,785 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $43,723 $43,723 2 $2,595
Water Supply 15 $45,211 $36,168 4 $8,145
Other and Unallocable 19 $54,663 $34,524 9 $10,971
Firefighters 46 $169,507 $44,219 0 $0
Local Libraries 11 $34,945 $38,121 14 $13,145
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 96 $428,258 $53,532 55 $60,420
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 505 $1,625,939 $38,636 123 $104,266
Parks and Recreation 14 $40,344 $34,580 53 $27,531
Sewerage 14 $48,245 $41,352 2 $4,044
Totals for Government 850 $3,012,377 $42,527 283 $255,871
College/University in Dover:
  • MCINTOSH COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,078; Location: 23 CATARACT AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.McIntoshcollege.com/)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 36 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 39 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 45 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
Public high school in Dover:
  • DOVER SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,606; Location: 25 ALUMNI DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Dover:
  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS HS (Students: 677; Location: 197 DOVER PT RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PORTSMOUTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 554; Location: 1 SEABORNE DR; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dover:
  • DOVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,142; Location: 16 DALEY DR; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WOODMAN PARK SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 11 TOWLE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HORNE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 78 HORNE ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GARRISON SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 50 GARRISON RD; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Dover:
  • SAINT MARY ACADEMY (Students: 493; Location: 222 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WENTWORTH DOUGLAS HOSP CC CTR (Students: 76; Location: 789 1/2 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MY SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 118 LOCUST STREET; Grades: PK - 2)
  • COCHECO FALLS CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 67; Location: 55 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DOVER DAY CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 34; Location: 107 BROADWAY/BOX 203; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN IN MOTION INC (Students: 24; Location: 274 COUNTY FARM ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HAPPY HELPERS PRESCHOOL EDUC C (Students: 24; Location: 6 HEATHER LANE; Grades: KG - KG)
  • KIDS'N MORE NURSERY AND PRESCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 76A SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Dover:
  • DOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $897,834; Location: 73 LOCUST STREET; 92,746 books; 3,873 audio materials; 2,698 video materials; 287 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Dover: Guppey Pool (A), Cochecho Country Club (B), McIntosh College Library (C), Butterfield Gymnasium (D), Dover District Courthouse (E), Dover Municipal Building (F), Dover Public Library (G), Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce (H), Woodman Institute (I).

Shopping Centers: Shaws Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shop and Save Plaza Shopping Center (2), Janetos Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Dover include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (B), Saint Charles Parish Church (C), Christian Science Reading Room (D), Church of Christ (E), Dover Baptist Church (F), Saint Josephs Parish Church (G), Society of Friends Meeting House (H).

Cemeteries: Dover Point Cemetery (1), Saint Charles Cemetery (2), Greek Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Cocheco Burying Ground (5), Quaker Burying Ground (6), Pine Hill Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: No Bottom Pond (A), Bellamy River Reservoir (B), Cocheco River Reservoir (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A), Indian Brook (B), Horn Brook (C), Garvin Brook (D), Fresh Creek (E), Reyners Brook (F), Emerson Brook (G), Salmon Falls River (H), Cocheco River (I).

Parks in Dover include: Henry Law Park (1), Garrison Hill Park (2), Immigrant Park (3), Guppey Park (4), Long Hill Memorial Park (5), Fish Ladder Park (6), Bellamy River Access Wildlife Preserve (7), Bellamy Preserve (8), Bellamy Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Dover compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W282AB (104.3 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
TV broadcast stations around Dover:
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

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