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Population in 2012: 30,220 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.4%
 

Males: 14,840  (49.1%)
Females: 15,380  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03820.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,864 (it was $43,873 in 2000)
Dover:

$49,864
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,563

Dover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,972 (it was $130,500 in 2000)
Dover:

$230,972
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $265,443; Detached houses: $286,612; Townhouses or other attached units: $193,641; In 2-unit structures: $232,847; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,589; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $226,944; Mobile homes: $81,983

Median gross rent in 2012: $943.

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  • White alone - 27,604 (91.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1,001 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 734 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 319 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 286 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 27 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dover: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), English (14.2%), French (11.7%), German (7.0%), French Canadian (6.8%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1623

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 26.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,131 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1,761 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 0.9% North America).

This city:  5.9%
New Hampshire:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Dover, New Hampshire as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dover to the number of sex offenders is 756 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,347 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,908 (2.1%)

Dover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (30.4 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (61.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (232.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Madbury, NH (1.7 miles ), Rollinsford, NH (1.8 miles ), Durham, NH (2.1 miles ), Somersworth, NH (2.1 miles ), Berwick, ME (2.3 miles ), Eliot, ME (2.4 miles ), South Berwick, ME (2.4 miles ), Newington, NH (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2000: 169 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2003: 144 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $188,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,636 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,127 (37.1%)

Area code: 603

Dover household income distribution Dover home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Dover by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011010001
per 100,000 0.00.03.53.50.03.40.00.00.03.3
Rapes 8388535258
per 100,000 28.510.527.928.017.410.317.47.016.726.5
Robberies 3551035915119
per 100,000 10.717.617.435.010.517.231.352.436.629.8
Assaults 81315101267161418
per 100,000 28.545.752.235.041.920.724.355.946.659.6
Burglaries 56494448686845589087
per 100,000 199.6172.1153.2167.9237.3234.4156.3202.6299.7287.8
Thefts 471558432479510528482420480528
per 100,000 1678.61959.61504.01675.21779.41820.41674.01467.11598.61746.8
Auto thefts 27211692014139158
per 100,000 96.273.755.731.569.848.345.131.450.026.5
Arson 53557322214
per 100,000 17.810.517.417.524.410.36.97.06.746.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 123.0121.6122.7130.7121.2119.9111.9110.0125.0143.6

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Crime rate in Dover detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
New Hampshire average:

2.18

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Dover, New Hampshire accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+5.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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 New Hampshire state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Dover city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 69% 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 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Dover center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 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) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Dover center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.4 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 Strafford County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Richard O'Kane - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Richard Waldron (Secretary) - Businessman, Andrea Ross - Child actor, George H. Wadleigh - Navy Rear Admiral, Joseph C. McConnell - Korean War flying ace, Lucy Lambert Hale - Politician, Nelson Bragg - Drummer, Richard Waldron (Colonel) - Colonial military officer, Michael Weeden - Politician, Dike Varney - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Dover: Charles Melville, Edward P. Grimes, Richard Hetherington O'Kane.


Hospitals/medical centers in Dover:

  • WENTWORTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (Home Health Center, 113 NEW ROCHESTER ROAD SUITE #4)
  • WENTWORTH-DOUGLASS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 789 CENTRAL AVE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-DOVER (Nursing Home, 307 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • LANGDON PLACE OF DOVER (Nursing Home, 60 MIDDLE ROAD)
  • RIVERSIDE REST HOME (Nursing Home, 276 COUNTY FARM ROAD)
  • SAINT ANN REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 195 DOVER POINT ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Dover, NH

Heliports located in Dover:

Amtrak station:

DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Local government website: www.ci.dover.nh.us

College/University in Dover:

  • McIntosh College (Location: 23 Cataract Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.McIntoshcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 13,290)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 29 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • University of New England (about 31 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 31 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 33 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Hesser College (about 34 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • North Shore Community College (about 42 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 3,635)

Public high schools in Dover:

Private high schools in Dover:

  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: 197 DOVER POINT RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PORTSMOUTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 697; Location: 20 SEABORNE DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dover:

  • ST MARY ACADEMY (Students: 394; Location: 222 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CROSS ROAD KINDERGARTEN AND SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 18 FRENCH CROSS RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • MY SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 118 LOCUST ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN IN MOTION INC (Students: 32; Location: 274 COUNTY FARM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DOVER CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 23; Location: 43 BACK RIVER RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Dover, School District: DOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Dover:

  • DOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,192,279; Location: 73 LOCUST STREET; 96,640 books; 5,445 audio materials; 2,554 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 314 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dover: Guppey Pool (A), Thornwood Orchard (B), Cochecho Country Club (C), Woodman Institute (D), City of Dover Fire and Rescue South End Station (E), Dover District Courthouse (F), Dover Municipal Building (G), Dover Public Library (H), Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce (I), City of Dover Fire and Rescue Central Station (J), McIntosh College Library (K), Butterfield Gymnasium (L), Careplus Ambulance Services Station 6 - Dover (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Janetos Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shaws Plaza Shopping Center (2), Shop and Save Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dover include: Hope Community Church (A), Heritage Baptist Church (B), Greek Orthodox Church (C), Garrison Baptist Church (D), First Parish Congregational Church (E), Dover Baptist Church (F), Christian Science Reading Room (G), Church of Christ (H), Society of Friends Meeting House (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Torr Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Cocheco Burying Ground (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Quaker Burying Ground (5), Saint Charles Cemetery (6), Greek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: No Bottom Pond (A), Bellamy River Reservoir (B), Cocheco River Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salmon Falls River (A), Reyners Brook (B), Varney Brook (C), Knox Marsh Brook (D), Kelly Brook (E), Jackson Brook (F), Indian Brook (G), Horn Brook (H), Garvin Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dover include: Long Hill Memorial Park (1), Bellamy River Access Wildlife Preserve (2), Bellamy Preserve (3), Immigrant Park (4), Henry Law Park (5), Guppey Park (6), Garrison Hill Park (7), Fish Ladder Park (8), Woodman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Woodman Institute- Keefe House (Museums; 15 Summer) (1), Woodman INST (Museums; 182 Central Avenue) (2), Time Off Travel (Amusement & Theme Parks; 44 Bellamy Road) (3), ENiGMA Troupe Mysteries (Arcades & Amusements; 1 Mill Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Dover-Days Inn Durham/Downtown (481 Central Ave) (1), Intown Motel (481 Central Avenue) (2), Comfort Inn & Suites (10 Hotel Drive) (3), Schooner House Inn (17 Portland Avenue) (4), Holiday Inn Express Dover-Spaulding Tnpi (181 Silver St) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Strafford County - Superior Court Clerk (County Farm Road) (1), Dover District Court - Juvenile Services (30 Saint Thomas Street) (2), Dover District Court (25 Saint Thomas Street) (3), Strafford County - Court Jester Cafe (County Farm) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Strafford 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 NO2 SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
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
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.39
U.S.:

10.54
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.18. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.18
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

CITY OF DOVER WATER DEPT (Address: 288 CENTRAL AVE , Population served: 28000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
AMAZON PARK (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW PARK (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-02-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.0%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dover, NH

People in group quarters in Dover in 2010:

  • 409 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 358 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Dover in 2000:

  • 493 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other group homes
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Dover compared to New Hampshire state average:

Dover, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Strafford Main Branch at 353 Central Avenue, branch established on 1803/06/11; Week's Crossing Branch at 29 Weeks Lane, branch established on 1964/01/13. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Centrix Bank & Trust: Dover Branch at 538 Central Avenue, branch established on 2009/06/15. Info updated 2008/08/12: Bank assets: $757.6 mil, Deposits: $606.8 mil, headquarters in Bedford, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Dover Branch at 140 Washington Street, branch established on 1823/06/23. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dover Branch at 180 Washington Street, branch established on 1985/10/28. 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
  • Federal Savings Bank: at 633 Central Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $268.8 mil, Deposits: $180.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Laconia Savings Bank: Dover Branch at 845 Central Avenue, branch established on 2005/04/04. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
  • People's United Bank: Seacoast Branch at 537 Central Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, New Hampshire:

  • Dover Days Inn, 481 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 742-0400, Fax: (603) 742-7790
  • Highland Farm Bed & Breakfast, 148 County Farm Rd, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 743-3399
  • Silver ST Inn, 103 Silver St, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 743-3000
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 10 Hotel Dr, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 750-7507, Fax: (603) 750-7007
  • Hampton Inn, 9 Hotel Dr, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 516-5600, Fax: (603) 516-5601
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 31 Webb Pl, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 953-0800, Fax: (603) 953-0808
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 21 Members Way, Dover, NH 03820 , Phone: (603) 516-0929, Fax: (603) 516-0922
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, New Hampshire

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. (45%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Dover:

(Dover, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.03%
Here39.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents69.4%7.9%4.3%3.9%2.4%
Congregations19.7%12.1%1.5%6.1%9.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaJewishOther
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.4%5.6%
Congregations4.5%6.1%3.0%1.5%36.4%
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: 21
Strafford County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Strafford County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Strafford County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Strafford County:

26.2%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$50,942$40,7543$7,038
Other Government Administration 15$76,768$61,4149$3,415
Judicial and Legal 2$12,246$73,4760$0
Police Protection - Officers 47$334,265$85,3440$0
Police - Other 24$99,489$49,74514$15,639
Firefighters 51$248,538$58,4800$0
Fire - Other 1$2,290$27,4802$2,591
Streets and Highways 14$77,880$66,7540$0
Welfare 3$13,353$53,4120$0
Health 1$2,693$32,3160$0
Solid Waste Management 3$17,202$68,8080$0
Sewerage 17$82,756$58,4160$0
Parks and Recreation 12$44,662$44,66258$46,611
Water Supply 12$64,398$64,3980$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 463$1,709,414$44,304178$178,340
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 105$266,072$30,40842$39,199
Local Libraries 9$37,744$50,32517$20,130
Other and Unallocable 21$101,437$57,9647$9,970
Totals for Government 815$3,242,149$47,737330$322,933

Dover government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $399,000 ($13.20)
  • Construction - General - Other: $6,929,000 ($229.29)
    Regular Highways: $2,726,000 ($90.21)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,359,000 ($78.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $912,000 ($30.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($6.19)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.33)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,125,000 ($1294.67)
    General - Other: $9,457,000 ($312.94)
    Police Protection: $5,326,000 ($176.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,986,000 ($164.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,668,000 ($88.29)
    Sewerage: $2,523,000 ($83.49)
    Regular Highways: $2,249,000 ($74.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,027,000 ($67.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,601,000 ($52.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,099,000 ($36.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,089,000 ($36.04)
    Libraries: $1,004,000 ($33.22)
    Natural Resources - Other: $604,000 ($19.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $556,000 ($18.40)
    General Public Buildings: $400,000 ($13.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $362,000 ($11.98)
    Public Welfare - Other: $239,000 ($7.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $224,000 ($7.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $205,000 ($6.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,836,000 ($93.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000 ($1.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $309,000 ($10.23)
    Police Protection: $219,000 ($7.25)
    Libraries: $88,000 ($2.91)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($1.89)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.07)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,822,000 ($1284.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $305,000 ($10.09)

Dover government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,983,000 ($131.80)
    All Other: $1,590,000 ($52.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,135,000 ($37.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $913,000 ($30.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000 ($29.68)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $761,000 ($25.18)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $638,000 ($21.11)
    Parking Facilities: $313,000 ($10.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,400,000 ($145.60)
    Education: $4,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,390,000 ($178.36)
    All Other: $121,000 ($4.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $974,000 ($32.23)
    Interest Earnings: $972,000 ($32.16)
    Rents: $154,000 ($5.10)
    Sale of Property: $73,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,983,000 ($131.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,155,000 ($534.58)
    General Local Government Support: $1,635,000 ($54.10)
    All Other: $632,000 ($20.91)
    Highways: $461,000 ($15.25)
  • Tax - Property: $52,694,000 ($1743.68)
    Other License: $622,000 ($20.58)
    NEC: $133,000 ($4.40)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $30,000 ($0.99)

Dover government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,210,000 ($3150.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,957,000 ($2579.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,348,000 ($805.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,095,000 ($234.78)

Dover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,192,000 ($999.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,863,000 ($425.65)

8.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Strafford County:

0.18%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rockingham County, NH  2.69% ($44,612 average AGI)
from York County, ME  0.99% ($34,097)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.54% ($37,952)


7.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Strafford County:

0.08%
New Hampshire average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rockingham County, NH  2.03% ($40,145 average AGI)
to York County, ME  0.87% ($36,557)
to Carroll County, NH  0.40% ($42,185)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W282AB (104.3 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 44
Total length: 358 meters (1,175ft)
Total costs: $87,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 810,143
Total average daily truck traffic: 58,493

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 25
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dover, NH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dover)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dover, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dover)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dover)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED140$207,986156$207,090668$207,99452$71,8853$632,33349$157,6129$63,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$181,77813$222,69249$232,0003$347,0003$691,6671$107,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$197,96021$160,810227$233,22521$75,6191$282,00018$168,2787$55,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$214,90918$194,333145$230,5382$130,0001$300,00010$176,7001$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$228,0005$194,00034$236,3532$104,5000$02$215,0001$149,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0811.00 , 0812.00, 0813.00, 0814.00, 0815.00, 0816.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$241,32016$246,4380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$250,9008$269,6250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$253,7507$191,8571$213,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$284,0005$227,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$198,0001$156,0001$129,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0811.00 , 0812.00, 0813.00, 0814.00, 0815.00, 0816.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Dover


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

Most common first names in Dover, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25881.8 years
John23875.9 years
William16275.0 years
George14975.4 years
Robert14771.4 years
Joseph13476.1 years
James12874.1 years
Helen12178.9 years
Charles11476.2 years
Margaret11081.4 years
Most common last names in Dover, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8179.3 years
Brown4676.6 years
Davis4078.3 years
Murphy3176.3 years
Clark3077.9 years
Sullivan2979.5 years
Taylor2879.2 years
Moore2877.4 years
Roy2873.8 years
Thompson2675.4 years
Businesses in Dover, NH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Microtel2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel2
FedEx6Starbucks1
Goodwill4Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Haworth1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vans2
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Dover, NH

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Total of 201 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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