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Dover township, AR map Land area: 44.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 5,277 (all rural)
Males: 2,548  (48.3%)
Females: 2,729  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,269 (4,363 owner occupied, 906 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

31%


Races in Dover township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.9%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 36.5
Median age of females: 36.6

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Average household size: 2.70

Dover township:

2.7 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,889 ($37,344 in 1999)
This township:

$43,889
Arkansas:

$37,823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $364 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $446)
Here:

$364
State:

$435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $107,009 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Dover township:

$107,009
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,058 - $179,241

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $177,972
Here:

$177,972
State:

$146,298

Townhouses or other attached units: $47,596
Here:

$47,596
State:

$150,839

Mobile homes: $65,049
Here:

$65,049
State:

$38,244
Population density: 119 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

Cities in this township include: Dover.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dover township: Hatley Fire Station (A), Linker Mountain Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dover township include: Bakers Creek Baptist Church (A), First Church of Pine Meadows (B), Round Rock Church (C), House of Praise Church (D), North New Hope Church (E), House of Prayer Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bakers Creek Cemetery (1), Lake Cemetery (2), Linker Cemetery (3), Pollard Cemetery (4), Fairview Church Cemetery (5), Stout Cemetery (6), Chesser Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Russellville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Huckleberry Creek (A), Crooked Branch (B), Linker Creek (C), Mud Creek (D), Gum Creek (E), McCoy Creek (F), Cedar Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 83 (48% naturalized citizens)

Dover township:  1.6%
State:  2.8%

58% of Dover township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Arkansas.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3365
  • Northeast: 120
  • Midwest: 643
  • South: 815
  • West: 487

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $30,000

Dover township, Arkansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,612
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 82
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 1
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 371
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,800


Housing units in Dover township with a mortgage: 809 (61 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 339

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 73
  • 1995 to 1998: 316
  • 1990 to 1994: 394
  • 1980 to 1989: 546
  • 1970 to 1979: 393
  • 1960 to 1969: 196
  • 1950 to 1959: 56
  • 1940 to 1949: 52
  • 1939 or earlier: 103

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dover township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 156
  • 5 rooms: 594
  • 6 rooms: 420
  • 7 rooms: 249
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9 or more rooms: 83

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dover township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 40
  • 4 rooms: 132
  • 5 rooms: 110
  • 6 rooms: 59
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dover township:

  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 31
  • 2 bedrooms: 352
  • 3 bedrooms: 984
  • 4 bedrooms: 249
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dover township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 62
  • 2 bedrooms: 160
  • 3 bedrooms: 134
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Dover township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 50
  • 1 vehicle: 312
  • 2 vehicles: 874
  • 3 vehicles: 294
  • 4 vehicles: 96
  • 5 or more vehicles: 24

Cars and other vehicles available in Dover township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 28
  • 1 vehicle: 158
  • 2 vehicles: 183
  • 3 vehicles: 17
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (31%)
  • Social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (27%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dover township:

  • United States or American (37.5%)
  • English (13.6%)
  • German (12.4%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • Scottish (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)
  • Dutch (2.0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (33%)
  • Mexico (31%)
  • Laos (11%)
  • Argentina (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • India (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,111 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 297 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 5 (0%)
  • Other means: 23 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 63 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (7%)

8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

96.6% of residents of Dover township speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,533
  • In family households: 5,020 (1,380 male householders, 231 female householders)
    1,338 spouses, 1,739 children (1,506 natural, 58 adopted, 175 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 40 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 53 other relatives, 116 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 513 (207 male householders (173 living alone)), 218 female householders (185 living alone)), 88 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 668 2-persons, 392 3-persons, 331 4-persons, 171 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 358 1-person, 56 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 3 4-persons,

1,107 married couples with children.
259 single-parent households (64 men, 195 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

3.1%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

1.6%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

1.4%
Arkansas:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Dover township:

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