Dover, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 65  (40.0%)
Females: 98  (60.0%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 61323

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,119 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Dover:

$55,119
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,513 (it was $14,070 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,020 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Dover:

$80,020
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $130,422; Detached houses: $131,412; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,730; In 2-unit structures: $52,991; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $328,152; Mobile homes: $69,673

Median gross rent in 2016: $872.

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  • Races in Dover, IL (2010)

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    • 14787.5%White alone
    • 1710.1%Hispanic
    • 31.8%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dover: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (37.2%), German (10.5%), American (9.3%), Italian (9.3%), Swedish (8.1%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/01/1894

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 608 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover village:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dover, Illinois as of November 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Dover to the number of sex offenders is 170 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,183 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,249 (1.4%)

Dover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (50.7 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (93.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Malden, IL (1.3 miles ), Princeton, IL (2.3 miles ), Hollowayville, IL (2.7 miles) , Seatonville, IL (2.8 miles ), Arlington, IL (2.9 miles ), La Moille, IL (3.0 miles ), De Pue, IL (3.0 miles ), Ohio, IL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 89.40 W

Area code: 815

Dover household income distribution Dover home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Average climate in Dover, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Dover village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from Dover center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.5 miles away from Dover center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bureau County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

  • COLONIAL HALL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PRINCETON, IL)
  • BASSWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PRINCETON, IL)
  • IN-HOME CARE VNA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PRINCETON, IL)
  • PERRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PRINCETON, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PERU, IL)

Amtrak stations near Dover:

  • 5 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 17 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 18 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 44 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 48 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Ashford University (about 51 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Illinois Central College (about 51 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 53 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 55 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)

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Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Dover Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bureau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 36.8%
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Illinois average:

12.1

Dover travel time to work - commute Dover mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dover village (based on Bureau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,99930
Catholic4,56414
Evangelical Protestant4,39728
Other881
Orthodox701
None19,860-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Bureau County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bureau County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Bureau County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bureau County:

26.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

50.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

42.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Dover:

29.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

25.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dover:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

46.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Dover:

77.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,511
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$343
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,854

Dover government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($122.70)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($79.75)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($73.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($30.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($24.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($190.18)

Dover government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($18.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($104.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($85.89)
    Highways: $5,000 ($30.67)
    All Other: $2,000 ($12.27)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($73.62)

Dover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($368.10)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Salle County, IL  1.25% ($29,511 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.25% ($29,889)
from Putnam County, IL  0.25% ($27,139)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Salle County, IL  1.40% ($27,837 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.28% ($29,878)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($33,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)

Dover fatal accident list:

May 20, 2006 11:47 PM, Us-34, Lat: 41.43288, Lon: -89.39970, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 27, 2006 01:42 AM, Us-34, Lat: 41.43259, Lon: -89.39980, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 2
May 18, 1991 01:14 AM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9KHL, Licensee ID: L00474301, Grant Date: 05/12/2015, Expiration Date: 05/12/2025, Registrant: Tammy S Prusak, 109 N. Main St, Dover, IL 61323

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Dover compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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