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Population in 2010: 2,265. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
Males: 1,232  (54.4%)
Females: 1,033  (45.6%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02030.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $177,045 (it was $143,312 in 2000)
Dover:

$177,045
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $90,143

Dover CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $791,678 (it was $584,800 in 2000)
Dover:

$791,678
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $963,866; Detached houses: $967,290; Townhouses or other attached units: $646,409

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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Dover races chart
  • White alone - 1,998 (86.0%)
  • Two or more races - 134 (5.8%)
  • Hispanic - 88 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dover: 141.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (21.9%), Irish (17.5%), German (10.2%), Greek (6.1%), Italian (5.8%), United States (5.2%).

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).

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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 80.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover CDP:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

165 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This place:  7.3%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,250 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,713 (1.1%)

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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+: New York, NY (173.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

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 2012, including police officers: 16 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Lawyers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 10% 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 slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Dover center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Dover, 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:

  • Wellesley College (about 4 miles; Wellesley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • Babson College (about 5 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 6 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Boston College (about 9 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,345)
  • Brandeis University (about 9 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Curry College (about 9 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Framingham State College (about 10 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)

Public high school in Dover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

Private elementary/middle school in Dover:

  • CHARLES RIVER SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 56 CENTRE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Dover, map of school districts: DOVER, DOVER-SHERBORN

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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

9.4
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.313. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.313
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

GLEN RIDGE RESIDENT TRUST (Population served: 125, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and APR-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
MEADOWBROOK WATER TRUST (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2000 and MAY-10-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and JUL-07-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PITTSFIELD GENERAL STORE (Address: 267 DEDHAM ST , Serves VT, Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OLD FARM ROAD WATER TRUST (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JUN-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JAN-01-2000 and OCT-19-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2001)
  • 8 regular monitoring violations

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

  • DOVER WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1677, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRINGDALE FARMS WATER SUPPLY TRUST (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.1%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dover, MA

Dover compared to Massachusetts state average:

Dover, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 above 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dover travel time to work - commute


Dover mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dover, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Dover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2001
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Certifier: Jean Conkey
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 157 Farm Street (Lat: 42.218389 Lon: -71.323972), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.7 m, Call Sign: WQPY597
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Jean Conkey
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/06/2020
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/19/2022, Certifier: Darrel Peterson
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 15KS , Serial Number: 15232, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1974
    Registrant (Individual): John R Iii Cooper, 140 Pine St, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-27 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 27HH , Serial Number: 27066, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey Howell, 4 Shady Ln, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-V4A5D (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3188L , Serial Number: 26021C, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Louis R Page, 19 Miller Hill Rd, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: PEGASUS AVIATION QUANTUM 15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 323M , Serial Number: 7682, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Paul J Sullivan, 20 Haven St, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: BEECH A45 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 434JH , Serial Number: 53-4148, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1958
    Registrant (Individual): James D Hunt, 129 Dedham St, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6264V , Serial Number: D-8596, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Henry B Faulkner, 55 Haven St, Dover, MA 02030
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-B33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 686ME , Serial Number: CD-751, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Gilbert G Menna P C, 21 Smith St, Dover, MA 02030



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

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

Businesses in Dover, MA

  • FedEx: 1
  • Nike: 2
  • UPS: 1


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