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Population (year 2000): 18,188. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,441 (+1.4% change)
Males: 9,377 (51.6%), Females: 8,811 (48.4%)

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Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $53,423 (year 2000)
Median house value: $150,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Dover:

  • Hispanic (57.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (32.6%)
  • Other race (16.0%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (7.3%), Irish (6.5%), German (5.4%), English (4.4%), United States (3.8%), Polish (2.5%).

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Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Dover,

For population 25 years and over in Dover

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover town

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

42.8% Foreign born (38.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,510 (+16.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Wayne, (21.5 miles pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (27.7 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (45.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Gardens, NJ (1.2 miles Victory NJ (1.7 miles Wharton, NJ Rockaway, (3.2 miles Meadow Lake, NJ White (3.7 miles Arlington, NJ (5.9 miles Mount NJ (6.3 miles Succasunna-Kenvil, Plains, NJ (6.5 miles Morris Telemark, NJ (6.5 miles Lake


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,300

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.56 W

Area code: 973


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.3%), Educational,health and social services (12.9%), Retail trade (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,042 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,367 (15.8%)


 

Crime in Dover by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 5.5 0.0 5.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 3 1 2 5
    per 100,000 27.5 16.5 5.5 11.0 27.5
Robberies 13 17 15 19 21
    per 100,000 71.5 93.5 82.5 104.5 115.5
Assaults 33 21 33 34 28
    per 100,000 181.4 115.5 181.4 186.9 153.9
Burglaries 85 96 96 98 107
    per 100,000 467.3 527.8 527.8 538.8 588.3
Thefts 278 334 309 245 289
    per 100,000 1528.5 1836.4 1698.9 1347.0 1589.0
Auto thefts 45 66 40 28 29
    per 100,000 247.4 362.9 219.9 153.9 159.4
187.9 197.2 191.2 177.0 193.9


Average climate in Dover, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dover,

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Dover city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Dover:
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (400 WEST BLACKWELL STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dover:
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • GREYSTONE PARK PSYCH HOSP (about 7 miles; GREYSTONE PARK, NJ)
  • MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dover:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 31 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 36 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 41 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dover:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 14 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • AEROFLEX-ANDOVER (about 15 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 12N)
  • TRINCA (about 16 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 13N)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 13 $45,301 $41,816 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $12,252 $36,756 6 $4,822
Other and Unallocable 5 $20,371 $48,890 8 $9,662
Sewerage 3 $10,459 $41,836 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $8,309 $99,708 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $22,694 $45,388 2 $3,801
Police Protection - Officers 35 $207,230 $71,050 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $14,677 $35,224 1 $1,554
Firefighters 5 $21,730 $52,152 2 $1,315
Financial Administration 8 $29,034 $43,551 3 $4,421
Fire - Other 2 $7,545 $45,270 0 $0
Correction 0 $0   13 $7,532
Streets and Highways 16 $49,718 $37,288 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,840 $22,080 0 $0
Health 4 $15,854 $47,562 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $4,977 $29,862 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $6,093 $36,558 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $9,925 $39,700 0 $0
Totals for Government 115 $488,010 $50,922 35 $33,108


College/University in Dover:
  • JOE KUBERT SCHOOL OF CARTOON AND GRAPHIC ART (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 37 MYRTLE AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 3 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,202)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; MADISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 22 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,283)
Public high school in Dover:
  • DOVER HIGH (Students: 909; Location: 100 GRACE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dover:
  • NORTH DOVER ELEM (Students: 754; Location: 51 HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ACADEMY STREET (Students: 609; Location: 14 ACADEMY STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DOVER MIDDLE (Students: 502; Location: 302 EAST MCFARLAN STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BIRCHWOOD (Students: 375; Location: ART STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DENNIS B. O BRIEN SCH (Students: 354; Location: MINERAL SPRING DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST DOVER ELEM SCH (Students: 303; Location: 302 EAST MCFARLAN STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Dover:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 30 NORTH ESSEX STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Libraries in Dover:
  • DOVER FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $399,535; Location: 32 E. CLINTON ST.; 49,457 books; 1,037 audio materials; 489 video materials; 112 serial subscriptions)
  • MINE HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,861; Location: BAKER STREET; 20,117 books; 563 audio materials; 623 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Dover include: First Pentecostal Church of Dover (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Holy Rosary Church (D), Founders Baptist Church (E), Saint Thomas Orthodox Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), United Pentecostal Latin Church (H).

Cemeteries: Locust Hill Cemetery (1), Orchard Street Cemetery (2).

Lakes: Brownwood Pond (A), Bowlby Pond (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A), Spring Brook (B).

Post office: (A).  


Dover compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)

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