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Population in 2012: 18,307 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 

Males: 9,687  (52.9%)
Females: 8,620  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07801, 07866.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,792 (it was $53,423 in 2000)
Dover:

$57,792
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,663

Dover town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $272,214 (it was $152,300 in 2000)
Dover:

$272,214
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $364,777; Detached houses: $371,486; Townhouses or other attached units: $328,250; In 2-unit structures: $404,606; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $393,395; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,215; Mobile homes: $300,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,263.

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  • Hispanic - 12,598 (69.4%)
  • White alone - 4,071 (22.4%)
  • Black alone - 845 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 447 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 145 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dover: 117.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (6.7%), Irish (4.1%), German (3.1%), Polish (2.0%), United States (1.9%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 6,833 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover town:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

9,319 residents are foreign born

This town:  51.2%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Dover, New Jersey as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dover to the number of sex offenders is 2,034 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: $5,830 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,457 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (16.6 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (22.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (35.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Victory Gardens borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Wharton borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Rockaway borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), White Meadow Lake, NJ (1.8 miles ), Kenvil, NJ (1.8 miles ), Succasunna, NJ (2.1 miles ), Mount Arlington borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Succasunna-Kenvil, NJ (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $86,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,186 (-23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,640 (15.4%)

Area code: 973

Dover household income distribution Dover home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Dover by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010000010010
per 100,000 6.00.05.40.00.00.00.00.05.60.00.05.50.0
Rapes 5312542416121
per 100,000 30.216.45.411.027.021.610.821.95.633.75.611.05.5
Robberies 13171519212530392119132824
per 100,000 78.692.780.8104.3113.5135.1162.6213.0117.3106.672.4153.7130.8
Assaults 33213334283332232118222022
per 100,000 199.5114.5177.7186.7151.3178.3173.4125.6117.3101.0122.6109.8119.9
Burglaries 8596969810716385534993938482
per 100,000 513.9523.5517.0538.2578.3880.9460.6289.5273.7521.7518.2461.1446.9
Thefts 278334309245289248238235229239222302236
per 100,000 1680.91821.31664.21345.51562.11340.31289.61283.71279.31340.71236.91657.81286.3
Auto thefts 45664028293030252926221313
per 100,000 272.1359.9215.4153.8156.7162.1162.6136.6162.0145.8122.671.470.9
Arson 1251101211000
per 100,000 6.010.926.95.55.40.05.410.95.65.60.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 225.3202.6195.4181.7202.0222.3189.5189.6158.0181.4146.6192.6156.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
New Jersey average:

3.38

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,510 (+16.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Dover town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Dover center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Dover center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Sidney Mintz - Anthropologist, Drew Miller - Ice hockey player, X. J. Kennedy - Educator, Lois Barker - Baseball player, Mike Leach (long snapper) - Player of football, Ben Loory - Short fiction writer, Carl Anderson (art director) - Art director, Jacque MacKinnon - Football player, Jesse Selengut - Jazz trumpeter, John Costanza - Artist and letterer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Dover:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NEW JERSEY MORRIS COUNTY (Hospital, provides emergency services, 400 WEST BLACKWELL STREET)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, 400 WEST BLACKWELL STREET)
  • DOVER CHRISTIAN NH (Nursing Home, 65 NORTH SUSSEX ST)
  • DWELLING PLACE AT ST CLARE'S (Nursing Home, 400 WEST BLACKWELL ST)
  • REGENCY GRANDE NURS AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, 65 NORTH SUSSEX STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Dover, NJ

Heliports located in Dover:

College/University in Dover:

  • Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art (Full-time enrollment: 73; Location: 37 Myrtle Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: kubertsworld.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • County College of Morris (about 3 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,136)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 10 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,671)
  • Drew University (about 11 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • Centenary College (about 15 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,358)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 17 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Seton Hall University (about 18 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 20 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)

Public high school in Dover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

Private elementary/middle school in Dover:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 30 N ESSEX ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Dover, School District: ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP

Library in Dover:

  • DOVER FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $594,600; Location: 32 E. CLINTON STREET; 61,594 books; 2,511 audio materials; 1,074 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 320 print serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Dover include: Chapel In the Hills (A), Dover Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), First Pentecostal Church of Dover (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Founders Baptist Church (F), Grace United Methodist Church (G), Holy Rosary Church (H), Saint John's Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Orchard Street Cemetery (1), Locust Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Brownwood Pond (A), Bowlby Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A), Spring Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Community Children's Museum (77 East Blackwell Street).

 
Morris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 CO  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.5. This is about average.
City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.5
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
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 24.8. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

24.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.12
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.41. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.41
U.S.:

2.43

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

HOFFMAN HOMES (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.5% for American Indian residents, 5.8% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

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, NJ

People in group quarters in Dover in 2010:

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Dover in 2000:

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Dover compared to New Jersey state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Dover Branch at 15 West Blackwell Street, branch established on 1901/01/01; Dover Drive-Up Branch at Clinton And Pequannock Streets, branch established on 1957/09/11. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Clinton Street Branch at 1 East Clinton Street, branch established on 1962/05/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dover Branch at 401 Route 46, branch established on 1971/01/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley National Bank: 100 E Blackwell St Branch at 100 E Blackwell St, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • The Provident Bank: Dover Branch at 340 Route 46 East, branch established on 1997/06/30. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Rockaway Branch at 326 Mt. Hope Avenue, branch established on 2004/01/17. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 1 Basset Highway Branch at 1 Basset Highway, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

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:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Dover town (based on Morris County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.90%
Here56.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents66.9%12.5%4.4%3.5%2.9%
Congregations19.1%7.3%12.2%11.8%7.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceReformed Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.6%1.1%0.9%0.8%5.4%
Congregations4.6%3.1%1.9%0.8%31.7%
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: 103
Morris County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Morris County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Here:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 428
Here:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morris County:

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

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 4$17,360$52,0800$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,150$61,8000$0
Judicial and Legal 6$25,558$51,1162$1,873
Police Protection - Officers 33$239,838$87,2140$0
Police - Other 6$18,505$37,01012$8,097
Firefighters 7$38,725$66,3860$0
Fire - Other 1$5,792$69,5040$0
Streets and Highways 18$73,208$48,8050$0
Health 4$18,418$55,2541$826
Solid Waste Management 14$63,898$54,7700$0
Sewerage 6$16,749$33,4980$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,346$52,1520$0
Water Supply 10$41,829$50,1950$0
Local Libraries 8$17,209$25,8140$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 102$14,951
Totals for Government 119$586,585$59,151117$25,747

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,923,000 ($159.67)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,200,000 ($120.17)
    General - Other: $2,132,000 ($116.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,553,000 ($84.83)
    Regular Highways: $675,000 ($36.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $583,000 ($31.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $427,000 ($23.32)
    Fire Protection: $397,000 ($21.69)
    Central Staff Services: $344,000 ($18.79)
    Libraries: $276,000 ($15.08)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($14.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $231,000 ($12.62)
    Sewerage: $225,000 ($12.29)
    Health Services - Other: $204,000 ($11.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $197,000 ($10.76)
    Parking Facilities: $158,000 ($8.63)
    General Public Buildings: $62,000 ($3.39)
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $31,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,200,000 ($65.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,736,000 ($313.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,247,000 ($68.12)
    Parking Facilities: $196,000 ($10.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,000,000 ($54.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $226,000 ($12.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $206,000 ($11.25)
    Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($3.33)
    Property Sale Other: $11,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,644,000 ($89.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,975,000 ($107.88)
    Highways: $243,000 ($13.27)
    All Other: $91,000 ($4.97)
    Health & Hospitals: $9,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $8,800,000 ($480.69)
    NEC: $288,000 ($15.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,052,000 ($275.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,052,000 ($275.96)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,928,000 ($105.31)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,500,000 ($136.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,200,000 ($174.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,300,000 ($125.64)

6.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($85,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,309 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Essex County, NJ  0.74% ($87,001 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($68,059)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.52% ($89,098)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($84,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,962 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sussex County, NJ  0.51% ($63,845 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($77,483)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($55,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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: 16
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total costs: $60,427,000
Total average daily traffic: 195,921
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,199

New bridges - Historical Statistics

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dover)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dover, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35500 , Serial Number: 6405
    Registrant (Individual): William A Meissner, 44 Park Ave, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6302E , Serial Number: 46402, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1959
    Registrant (Individual): B J Clemens, 221 Mount Pleasant Ave Apt 209, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T-50 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: JACOBS L4 /R755-7 (245 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69474 , Serial Number: 1373, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Anthony Fixl, 271 Washington Ave, Dover, NJ 07801



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED63$222,74633$183,545118$213,2717$102,1432$234,00012$178,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$206,5009$158,77815$240,9332$17,0000$02$110,0001$80,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$222,8648$208,00087$246,81611$29,0910$011$154,8180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$254,5007$191,00045$202,0221$111,0001$400,0005$198,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$222,1825$163,20012$263,5830$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0448.00 , 0449.00, 0450.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$205,1431$338,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$218,8570$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$102,0003$320,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$257,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0448.00 , 0449.00, 0450.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 50

Incident types - Dover


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

Most common first names in Dover, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26179.6 years
John23573.5 years
William21075.1 years
Joseph16074.2 years
Anna13581.1 years
George13475.1 years
Charles12272.8 years
James11773.7 years
Margaret10880.8 years
Helen10880.6 years
Most common last names in Dover, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6175.5 years
Miller4775.5 years
Johnson2379.0 years
Williams2276.3 years
Anderson2180.2 years
Harris1971.7 years
Jones1977.0 years
Hoffman1975.1 years
Kelly1972.4 years
Weber1876.7 years
Businesses in Dover, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Kmart1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Blockbuster1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Domino's Pizza1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Dover, NJ


Dover on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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  • Diakoumis Parissis Gerakoulis (8)
  • Michael Caswell (3)
  • Bhargav Senjalia (3)
  • Guanhua Feng (2)
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  • Dan Thompson (2)
  • Waleed M. Elsayyid (1)
  • J. Kevin Lowe (1)
  • Michael Yermal (1)
  • Troy R. Lane (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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