Dover, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 246 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.2%
Males: 124  (50.7%)
Females: 122  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 41034.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,817 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Dover:

$64,817
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,136 (it was $12,187 in 2000)

Dover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,930 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Dover:

$88,930
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $100,242; Detached houses: $111,134; Mobile homes: $37,929

Median gross rent in 2016: $672.

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  • Races in Dover, KY (2010)

    Dover races chart
    • 23994.8%White alone
    • 62.4%Black alone
    • 52.0%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Hispanic

Races in Dover detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dover: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.9%), Irish (22.1%), German (15.6%), English (7.4%), Welsh (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1856

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 499 people per square mile   (low).

Dover,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 18.1%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Dover, Kentucky as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Dover to the number of sex offenders is 74 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $693 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $452 (0.6%)

Dover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (42.4 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ripley, OH (1.6 miles ), Higginsport, OH (2.2 miles ), Augusta, KY (2.5 miles ), Georgetown, OH (2.8 miles ), Germantown, KY (2.9 miles) , Aberdeen, OH (3.0 miles ), Russellville, OH (3.0 miles ), Maysville, KY (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 83.88 W

Area code: 606

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

5.1%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Dover: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dover, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Dover city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Dover center
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) earthquake occurred 217.4 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 215.8 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 218.0 miles away from Dover center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 125.8 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 Mason County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Birthplace of: Margaret Q. Adams - Deputy sheriff.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

  • US GRANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • VILLA GEORGETOWN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • VILLA GEORGETOWN SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • BROWN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL - HOME CARE UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)
  • MEADOWWOOD WEST *CLOSED* (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)

Amtrak station near Dover:

  • 10 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 10 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 28 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Southern State Community College (about 37 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 37 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Xavier University (about 42 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

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Notable location: Dover Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Locust Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mason County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

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:

8.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dover city (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,79030
Mainline Protestant3,82224
Catholic1,2003
Other4262
Black Protestant1851
None7,067-
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
Mason County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Mason County:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dover:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Dover:

57.6%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Dover:

74.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, KY 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 6$375
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$265
Totals for Government 0$0 8$640

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Fleming County, KY  0.88% ($26,148 average AGI)
from Bracken County, KY  0.86% ($26,830)
from Brown County, OH  0.75% ($34,913)


7.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Lewis County, KY  0.65% ($24,250 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.60% ($6,676)
to Fleming County, KY  0.57% ($22,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • W56AT (Channel 56; AUGUSTA, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dover)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CI13543A, 4771 Ky Hwy 435 (Lat: 38.660778 Lon: -83.914833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWZ762
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 01/08/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dover)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dover and their reported violations in the past:

WESTERN MASON CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,994, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Dover, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1171.7 years
Charles1068.6 years
John1076.9 years
William973.8 years
Robert973.8 years
James875.7 years
George778.9 years
Walter676.1 years
Nancy472.8 years
Nellie471.5 years
Most common last names in Dover, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cooper775.6 years
Tabb682.7 years
Barrett580.9 years
Gill582.4 years
Myers585.4 years
Osborne585.6 years
Rosser576.4 years
Brooks482.8 years
Deatley473.0 years
Kelsch486.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)

Dover compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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