Dover, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,991 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 
Males: 1,000  (50.3%)
Females: 991  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17315.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,788 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Dover:

$41,788
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,725 (it was $19,108 in 2000)

Dover borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,949 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Dover:

$130,949
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $143,212; Detached houses: $148,211; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,208

Median gross rent in 2013: $762.

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  • Races in Dover, PA (2010)

    Dover races chart
    • 1,86492.9%White alone
    • 512.5%Hispanic
    • 402.0%Black alone
    • 331.6%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Other race alone
    • 20.10%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dover: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.6%), Irish (13.8%), United States (6.4%), English (6.0%), Polish (3.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1864

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 3,975 people per square mile   (average).

Dover,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover borough:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

43 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This borough:

2.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,724 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,616 (2.0%)

Dover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (29.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (49.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (90.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Weigelstown, PA (1.3 miles ), Shiloh, PA (1.9 miles ), Wellsville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), West York borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Emigsville, PA (2.5 miles ), North York borough, PA (2.6 miles ), York, PA (2.7 miles ), Grantley, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 76.85 W

Area code: 717

Dover household income distribution Dover home values distribution

Property values in Dover, PA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -72 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Dover, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Dover borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 10.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 48.5 miles away from the city center
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 212.4 miles away from Dover 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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from Dover center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

  • US RENAL CARE YORK (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH THERAPY AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH YORK TRANSITIONAL REHABILITATION UNIT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • NORMANDIE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MARGARET E. MOUL HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK NORTH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; YORK, PA)

airports located in Dover:

Amtrak stations near Dover:

  • 16 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • York College Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; York, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 11 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Messiah College (about 13 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 16 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 21 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Dickinson College (about 24 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Gettysburg College (about 24 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)

Public high school in Dover:

  • DOVER AREA HS (Students: 1,075, Location: 46 WEST CANAL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

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Notable location: Union Fire and Hose Company 1 Station 6 Dover (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Hoffman David A Surveyor (4202 Davidsburg Road).

York 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.86
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.1%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Dover Branch at 3421 Carlisle Road, branch established on 1988/10/24. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Dover Branch at 3 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/11/12. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Dover Branch at 3995 Carlisle Road, branch established on 1948/06/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Dover borough (based on York County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant79,653217
Evangelical Protestant47,150222
Catholic35,60513
Other4,81524
Black Protestant1,33910
Orthodox4002
None266,010-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 62
York County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
York County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
York County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 231
Here:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

46.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

41.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Dover:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dover:

19.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dover:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Dover:

53.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,489$29,8681$815
Other Government Administration 1$4,425$53,1009$1,214
Sewerage 1$3,663$43,9561$1,807
Totals for Government 3$10,577$42,30811$3,836

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $200,000 ($100.45)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($68.31)
    Water Utilities: $131,000 ($65.80)
    Police Protection: $105,000 ($52.74)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($35.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($35.16)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($31.64)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($9.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($4.02)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($4.02)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($2.01)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($2.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $109,000 ($54.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $206,000 ($103.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($45.20)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($13.06)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($33.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($8.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($68.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($16.57)
    Highways: $29,000 ($14.57)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $154,000 ($77.35)
    Property: $103,000 ($51.73)
    NEC: $48,000 ($24.11)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $67,000 ($33.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $500,000 ($251.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $562,000 ($282.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($2.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,001,000 ($502.76)

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.39% ($45,978 average AGI)
from Adams County, PA  0.38% ($32,159)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($37,678)


4.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.05%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
York County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.43% ($42,000 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.36% ($35,805)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.29% ($36,759)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WQXA (1250 AM; 1 kW; YORK, PA)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)

Dover fatal accident list:

Feb 7, 1986 12:46 AM, 00124, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1983 07:99 PM, 00124, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1982 09:99 PM, 06518, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 3, 1977 10:09 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 12,253Total average daily traffic
  • 612Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,807Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dover)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 3700 Davidsburg Rd (Lat: 39.979278 Lon: -76.838306), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNBU300, Licensee ID: L00079597
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, 33.5800 MHz, 33.8800 MHz, 33.9000 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2012Registrant: Fire Chiefs & Firefighters Assn Of York County Inc
  • 30 E Canal St (Lat: 40.001750 Lon: -76.848861), Call Sign: KTG717, Licensee ID: L00079597
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, 33.5800 MHz, 33.8800 MHz, 33.9000 MHzGrant Date: 04/15/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2015Registrant: Fire Chief\'s & Fire Fighters Association Of York County, Inc., 330 Emig Road, York, PA 17406-9733, Phone: (717) 767-4097, Fax: (717) 764-3243, Email:
  • 5500 Bull Rd (Lat: 40.055083 Lon: -76.838028), Call Sign: KGG793, Licensee ID: L00030544
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9200 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/1996, Expiration Date: 02/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Raymond A Kline, Rd 4 Box 5500, Dover, PA 17315, Phone: (717) 292-3436
  • 3377 Fox Run Road (Lat: 39.970333 Lon: -76.822611), Call Sign: WQCB699
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.425 MHz, 464.650 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2005, Expiration Date: 01/25/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Michael LandoRegistrant: Mills\' Communications Inc, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225
  • 2591 Locust Road (Lat: 39.982278 Lon: -76.834889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQFT372
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.312 MHzGrant Date: 09/27/2006, Expiration Date: 09/27/2016, Certifier: William RodgersRegistrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • 1800 Poplars Road (Lat: 39.988889 Lon: -76.808611), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQHV218
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 11/14/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Chuck FarleyRegistrant: American Radio & Microwave Corp, 164 E First Ave, Collegeville, PA 19426, Phone: (610) 489-8050, Fax: (610) 489-8051, Email:
  • Lat: 39.998722 Lon: -76.852028, Call Sign: WQMB998
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 452.062 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2010, Expiration Date: 06/23/2020, Certifier: David DepewRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dover)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$169,7235$121,13222$147,8152$38,3551$90,3001$31,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$38,9602$154,5500$00$01$49,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$138,3203$67,34710$149,4901$72,7801$73,2303$35,283
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$106,4600$06$168,9930$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$165,9500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.10

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.10

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

DOVER TWP WATER SYS (Population served: 14,640, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
DOVER BORO WATER SYS (Population served: 1,900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 148 regular monitoring violations
OUTDOOR WORLD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CONEWAGO VALLEY MHP (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAKES GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 221
  • Hazardous Condition: 169
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Dover

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, PA
Most common first names in Dover, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11374.2 years
Charles10275.0 years
Mary10078.9 years
William9074.0 years
Robert8672.2 years
George7776.3 years
Richard6671.0 years
Harry6177.0 years
Dorothy5878.1 years
James4872.9 years
Most common last names in Dover, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7375.0 years
Miller6773.3 years
Myers4977.9 years
Crone3775.3 years
Anderson3079.5 years
Gross2778.0 years
Hoffman2672.8 years
Ruppert2580.2 years
Stambaugh2378.7 years
Shaffer2169.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Dover, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Giant1Walgreens1
Kroger1YMCA1

Dover compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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