For population 25 years and over in Dover:
For population 15 years and over in Dover city:
374 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,383 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (20.0 miles , pop. 80,806).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (37.9 miles , pop. 217,074).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (335.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Parral, OH (1.6 miles ), New Philadelphia, OH (1.7 miles ), Strasburg, OH (2.4 miles ), Zoar, OH (2.6 miles) , Roswell, OH (2.8 miles ), Barnhill, OH (2.8 miles ), Mineral City, OH (2.8 miles ), Midvale, OH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.53 N, Longitude: 81.48 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,122 (+16.6%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 330
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dover detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +555 (+4.8%).
Work and jobs in Dover: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dover, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dover-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.6 miles away from the Dover city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dover-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from Dover center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Dover center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tuscarawas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Quantrill - Confederate Army officer and bushwacker, Sam Rohrer - Politician, Elwyn Berlekamp - Mathematician, Ernie Godfrey - Football player and coach, Ray Mears (coach) - College basketball coach, Al Landis - Politician, Al Mays - Baseball player, Cie Grant - Football player, Frank Moore (baseball) - Baseball player, Stan White (linebacker) - Football player.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 22.4. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.71. This is significantly worse than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dover and their reported violations in the past:DOVER CITY PWS (Population served: 13570, Groundwater):
Past health violations:UNION HOSPITAL (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WINFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:REESE TRUCKING INC. (Address: 3148 REESE RD. NW. , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dover that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.9% for Black residents, 50.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
274 people in nursing homes in 2000
Dover compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, Ohio:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Neighborhoods in Dover:(Dover, Ohio Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Dover (based on Tuscarawas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
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Dover government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,023 average adjusted gross income)
0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($76 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,737 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dover, OH
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total average daily traffic: 89,375
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,558
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dover)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (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, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dover)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dover)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2013.