Dover, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,265. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
Males: 1,263  (55.8%)
Females: 1,002  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02030.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $167,500 (it was $143,312 in 2000)
Dover:

$167,500
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $101,044 (it was $64,922 in 2000)

Dover CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $799,595 (it was $584,800 in 2000)
Dover:

$799,595
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $491,981; Detached houses: $518,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $337,504; In 2-unit structures: $389,302; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $468,543; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,016; Mobile homes: $140,253

Median gross rent in 2013: $2,054.

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  • Races in Dover, MA (2010)

    Dover races chart
    • 2,11593.4%White alone
    • 1024.5%Asian alone
    • 200.9%Hispanic
    • 110.5%Black alone
    • 120.5%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dover: 139.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.0%), Irish (16.2%), German (9.5%), United States (7.8%), Italian (7.0%), Greek (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1836

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

Dover,MA real estate house value index trend

Dover, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 80.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover CDP:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

203 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

This place:

9.8%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,718 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $9,424 (1.1%)

Dover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Newton, MA (7.5 miles , pop. 83,829).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (165.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Needham, MA (2.0 miles ), Westwood, MA (2.0 miles ), Medfield, MA (2.0 miles ), Wellesley, MA (2.1 miles ), Sherborn, MA (2.2 miles ), Natick, MA (2.3 miles ), Norwood, MA (2.3 miles ), Dedham, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $351,000
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $413,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $653,200
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $551,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $814,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $587,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $551,200
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $636,700
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $688,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $774,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $738,200
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $764,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $456,900
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $486,800
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $522,800
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $575,800
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $563,900
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $651,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 71.28 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Dover household income distribution Dover home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Dover, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Dover place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Dover center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Dover center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Birthplace of: Chris Murray (ice hockey b. 1984) - Ice Hockey player, George P. Sanger - Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Mary Cummings - Schoolteacher, Adam Granduciel - Musician, Katherine Doherty - Child actor, Sverre Sears - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

  • RIVERBEND OF SOUTH NATICK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; S NATICK, MA)
  • BRIARWOOD CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEEDHAM, MA)
  • CHARLES RIVER HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WELLESLEY, MA)
  • BRIARWOOD HEALTHCARE AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEEDHAM, MA)
  • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS HOSPITAL - NEEDHAM Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; NEEDHAM, MA)
  • HAMILTON HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEEDHAM, MA)
  • HAMILTON HOUSE SKILLED NUR AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEEDHAM, MA)

Heliports located in Dover:

Amtrak stations near Dover:

  • 7 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • Babson College (about 4 miles; Wellesley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,230)
  • Wellesley College (about 4 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 5 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Curry College (about 9 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Boston College (about 9 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,070)
  • Brandeis University (about 9 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Framingham State University (about 10 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)

Public high school in Dover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

Private elementary/middle school in Dover:

See full list of schools located in Dover

Library in Dover:

  • DOVER TOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $503,045; Location: 56 DEDHAM ST.; 58,296 books; 5,063 audio materials; 3,857 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dover: Dover Fire Department (A), Dover Town Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dover include: Saint Dunstans Episcopal Church (A), Dover Church (B), Church of the Most Precious Blood (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs and swamps: Charles River Reservoir (A), Reserve Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Powissett Brook (A), Noanet Brook (B), Trout Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Caryl House (Museums; 107 Dedham Street).

Norfolk 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 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.287. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.287
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.5%
(0.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Dover, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Dover Branch at 60 Center Street, branch established on 1965/03/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Massachusetts average:

12.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dover CDP (based on Norfolk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

63.0%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

65.1%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.2%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Dover:

68.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, MA Residents

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.88% ($66,447 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.14% ($78,357)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.84% ($47,688)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($53,813 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.23% ($79,480)
to Plymouth County, MA  0.92% ($58,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZLY (91.5 FM; WELLESLEY, MA; Owner: WELLESLEY COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Dover fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Dover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $845,000Total costs
  • 10,600Total average daily traffic
  • 318Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,741Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Stn 3 Walpole St (Lat: 42.241778 Lon: -71.279500), Call Sign: KCA303, Licensee ID: L00080582
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5000 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2001Registrant: Dover, Town Of, Fire Stn 3 Walpole St, Dover, MA 02030, Phone: (508) 785-1130
  • Cedar Hill (Lat: 42.215389 Lon: -71.275611), Call Sign: KSB733
    Assigned Frequencies: 484.837 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4210, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 42.251194 Lon: -71.271639, Call Sign: WQOL531
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Certifier: Jean ConkeyRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 42.251194 Lon: -71.271639, Call Sign: WQPY597
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Jean ConkeyRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Snow Hill (Lat: 42.224250 Lon: -71.288667), Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.2 m, Call Sign: WNTE312
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.806 MHz, 928.806 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/06/2020Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • MA-BOS5723A, 9 County Street (Lat: 42.203167 Lon: -71.253000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WQMC722
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SNOW HILL, Off Of Pine Street (Lat: 42.223917 Lon: -71.288444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQPQ563
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/19/2022, Certifier: Darrel PetersonRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, K H Law Dc, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • DOVER, 650' W Of Haven & Center Streets (Lat: 42.247333 Lon: -71.280333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WLU798
    Assigned Frequencies: 10623.1 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2014Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dover)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$596,34582$435,9053$296,1272$663,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$388,9130$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$647,9108$860,1791$56,6800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$649,03013$642,3580$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$524,7230$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4051.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$480,2450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$825,8101$356,920
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4051.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

SPRINGDALE FARMS WATER SUPPLY TRUST (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-10-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Treatment Installation/Demonstration - In SEP-15-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OLD FARM ROAD WATER TRUST (Address: 6 OLD FARM ROAD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Perchlorate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Treatment Installation/Demonstration - In JUN-10-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dover that have no violations reported:

  • GLEN RIDGE RESIDENT TRUST (Population served: 132, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • MEADOWBROOK WATER TRUST (Population served: 57, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Dover

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Dover, MA

  • FedEx: 1
  • Nike: 2
  • UPS: 1

Dover compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Dover on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #21 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #87 (02030) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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