Dover, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 1,546 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 647  (41.9%)
Females: 899  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 37058.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,752 (it was $33,839 in 2000)
Dover:

$41,752
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,171 (it was $18,483 in 2000)

Dover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $177,553 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Dover:

$177,553
TN:

$191,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dover: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.8% for Black residents, 83.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dover, TN (2019)
    • 1,96793.4%White alone
    • 914.3%Two or more races
    • 160.8%Black alone
    • 110.5%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Dover, Tennessee as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dover is 84 to 1.


Crime rates in Dover by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(330.3)
2
(129.0)
4
(251.3)
3
(183.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.9)
5
(353.1)
3
(211.3)
1
(69.5)
6
(418.7)
2
(136.5)
4
(275.9)
1
(68.4)
1
(67.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(198.2)
2
(129.0)
2
(125.6)
3
(183.7)
5
(304.5)
3
(209.8)
5
(353.1)
2
(140.8)
2
(139.1)
3
(209.4)
13
(887.4)
2
(137.9)
5
(342.2)
3
(201.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(1,057)
15
(967.7)
18
(1,131)
19
(1,164)
13
(791.7)
21
(1,469)
23
(1,624)
15
(1,056)
12
(834.5)
15
(1,047)
23
(1,570)
16
(1,103)
10
(684.5)
13
(873.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(66.1)
1
(64.5)
2
(125.6)
3
(183.7)
3
(182.7)
1
(69.9)
1
(70.6)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.8)
3
(204.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(136.9)
2
(134.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index127.578.7114.3159.867.6107.0187.1100.0196.1166.8223.2109.076.0207.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dover, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (26.0%), European (11.8%), English (10.2%), German (8.4%), Scottish (7.5%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1805

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 3.80 square miles.

Population density: 407 people per square mile   (low).

Dover, Tennessee map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,196 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,131 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (27.6 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (64.2 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Indian Mound-Bumpus Mills, TN (2.2 miles ),
Cumberland City-Carlisle, TN (2.8 miles ),
Model, TN (3.2 miles),
Tennessee Ridge, TN (3.5 miles ),
Cumberland City, TN (3.6 miles ),
Erin, TN (3.7 miles ),
LaFayette, KY (4.0 miles),
New Concord, KY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 36.48 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Dover, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dover, TN in 2019
Dover satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dover, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dover, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Dover, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Utilities (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Apparel (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Dover, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Dover, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dover, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Dover city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 266% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from Dover center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from Dover center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from Dover 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 Stewart County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dover:

  • MANOR HOUSE OF DOVER (537 SPRING STREET, PO BOX 399)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF ERIN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • (CLOSED) TRINITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ERIN, TN)
  • PATIENTS' CHOICE MEDICAL CENTER OF ERIN Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ERIN, TN)

Airports located in Dover:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 28 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,621)
  • Murray State University (about 29 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 35 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Bethel University (about 45 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 58 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 61 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)

Public high schools in Dover:

  • STEWART CO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 710, Location: 120 ROBERTSON HILL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • STEWART COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 120 ROBERTSON HILL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

  • DOVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 842, Location: 1010 MOORE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • STEWART COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 723 SPRING ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Dover

Library in Dover:

  • STEWART COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,757; Location: 102 NATCOR DRIVE; 31,934 books; 548 audio materials; 2,355 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dover: Stewart County Volunteer Fire Service Station 13 Spring Street (A), Dover Fire Department (B), Stewart County EMS (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dover: Fort Donelson United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: New Cemetery (1), Fort Donelson National Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dover include: Lick Creek Recreation Area (1), Fort Donelson National Battlefield (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fort Donelson National Park (Historical Places & Services; 205 Fort Donelson Shores).

Hotels: Dixieland Country Cabins (1613 Donelson Parkway), Dover Inn Motel (1545 Donelson Parkway).

Courts: Stewart County - General Sessions Court (Court House), Stewart County - Circuit Court (225 Donelson Parkway), Stewart County - County Court Clerk (Court House).

Birthplace of: Bernie Walter - Baseball player, James Cullen Martin - Chemist.

Stewart County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

NORTH STEWART UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 5,286, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-16-2007), St Civil Case under development (OCT-26-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2011), St Civil Case under development (OCT-26-2011)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-16-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2007), St Civil Case under development (OCT-26-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-16-2007), St Civil Case under development (OCT-26-2011)
DOVER WATER DEPT (Population served: 3,996, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-12-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-12-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2005)
LEATHERWOOD WATER DIST, INC (Population served: 346, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-1994), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-26-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
P J'S RESORT (Population served: 224, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
DOALNARA RESTORATION SOCI USA (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-13-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BROWNFIELD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011)
HIDDEN HOLLOW WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 83, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009)
FAT DADDY'S MARINA (Population served: 67, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.3%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Dover in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Dover at 705 Donelson Parkway, branch established on 1986/06/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Legends Bank: Dover Branch at 300 Donelson Parkway, branch established on 2003/11/15. Info updated 2010/08/24: Bank assets: $349.6 mil, Deposits: $296.3 mil, headquarters in Clarksville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Legends Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • F&M Bank: Dover Branch at One Donelson Parkway, branch established on 1989/11/01. Info updated 2007/01/30: Bank assets: $790.6 mil, Deposits: $644.4 mil, headquarters in Clarksville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: F&M Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Dover:

Marital status in Dover, TN
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dover
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dover, TN (based on Stewart County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,60242
Mainline Protestant1,32114
Catholic2201
Other-1
None6,181-
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: 1
Stewart County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Stewart County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stewart County:

11.7%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Stewart County:

31.3%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stewart County:

10.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

50.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

47.4%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dover:

22.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dover:

21.4%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dover:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

44.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Dover:

75.7%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,142$39,4260$0
Water Supply 4$13,290$39,8700$0
Financial Administration 2$6,142$36,8520$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,537$39,2220$0
Sewerage 2$5,308$31,8480$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,367$64,4040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,701$32,4120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,631$31,5722$2,081
Totals for Government 17$55,118$38,9072$2,081

Dover government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($254.85)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $628,000 ($406.21)
    Sewerage: $325,000 ($210.22)
    Water Utilities: $253,000 ($163.65)
    Police Protection: $192,000 ($124.19)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($52.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($47.22)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($36.87)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($29.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($18.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($3.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $301,000 ($194.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($18.76)

Dover government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $96,000 ($62.10)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($25.23)
  • Tax - Property: $486,000 ($314.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $429,000 ($277.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $67,000 ($43.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($13.58)
    Other License: $13,000 ($8.41)

Dover government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,423,000 ($2860.93)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,099,000 ($2651.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,146,000 ($1388.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,804,000 ($1166.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,302,000 ($842.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $961,000 ($621.60)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $442,000 ($285.90)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $118,000 ($76.33)

Dover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $400,000 ($258.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,423,000 ($2860.93)

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, TN  2.33% ($40,299 average AGI)
from Houston County, TN  0.57% ($34,269)
Businesses in Dover, TN
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • Dover, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count14589
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21896
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5208
  • Fatalities16195
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35709
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1117
See more detailed statistics of Dover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.5mTotal length
  • $9,946,000Total costs
  • 74,340Total average daily traffic
  • 7,828Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,082Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dover, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dover, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dover, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Dover Firetower 5 Mi S Of (Lat: 36.417528 Lon: -87.848333), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNTA816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2019, Expiration Date: 02/03/2030, Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • DOVER, 103 Norfleet Drive (Lat: 36.480444 Lon: -87.865972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 87.5 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQSY783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • DOVER, Forest Tower Road (Lat: 36.417750 Lon: -87.847861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQUG782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2014, Expiration Date: 07/02/2024, Certifier: Stephen D Philyaw, Registrant: Tennessee Dept. Of Safety & Homeland Security, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1620, Fax: (615) 360-8033, Email:
  • DOVER, Forest Tower Road (Lat: 36.417750 Lon: -87.847861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQUU811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2014, Expiration Date: 10/20/2024, Certifier: Steven D Philyaw, Registrant: Tennessee Department Of Safety And Homeland Security, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217-2905, Phone: (615) 365-1620, Fax: (615) 360-8033, Email:
  • DOVER, Spring St (Lat: 36.488389 Lon: -87.837250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WHI826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2018, Expiration Date: 04/01/2028, Registrant: Engineered Telecomm Solutions, Inc, 123 Borderview Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643, Phone: (423) 342-7770, Fax: (423) 543-1029, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 68 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Dover, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.0%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dover, TN
    • 21648.0%Outside Fires
    • 14732.7%Structure Fires
    • 7316.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 143.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, TN
Most common first names in Dover, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6474.0 years
William6074.9 years
John4978.1 years
Mary4180.3 years
Robert3872.3 years
George3377.6 years
Charles3072.8 years
Thomas2475.9 years
Ruby1679.5 years
Ruth1481.4 years
Most common last names in Dover, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wallace9076.3 years
Smith3078.2 years
Page2676.6 years
Earhart2477.3 years
Cherry2476.1 years
Keel2378.2 years
Atkins2179.0 years
Mathis2081.2 years
Bryant1980.0 years
Taylor1972.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dover, TN
  • 82.9%Electricity
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dover, TN
  • 91.9%Electricity
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Dover compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 10 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2023.