Dover, New Hampshire

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Population in 2022: 33,416 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.3%
 
Males: 16,496  (49.4%)
Females: 16,920  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.3 years

Zip codes: 03820.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $90,742 (it was $43,873 in 2000)
Dover:

$90,742
NH:

$89,992

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $54,089 (it was $23,459 in 2000)

Dover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $426,554 (it was $130,500 in 2000)
Dover:

$426,554
NH:

$384,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $447,084; detached houses: $484,628; townhouses or other attached units: $407,770; in 2-unit structures: $365,660; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $372,056; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $481,864; mobile homes: $123,196

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,555.

March 2022 cost of living index in Dover: 133.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Dover, NH (2022)
    • 28,41885.7%White alone
    • 1,5004.5%Hispanic
    • 1,3584.1%Asian alone
    • 1,2423.7%Two or more races
    • 3981.2%Black alone
    • 3521.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Dover, New Hampshire as of July 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dover is 719 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dover by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(17.4)
2
(6.7)
5
(16.7)
8
(26.5)
21
(69.3)
19
(62.0)
17
(55.1)
28
(90.2)
13
(41.5)
12
(38.0)
8
(25.0)
10
(30.8)
11
(33.2)
3
(9.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(31.3)
15
(50.0)
12
(40.0)
8
(26.5)
6
(19.8)
8
(26.1)
4
(13.0)
4
(12.9)
5
(16.0)
5
(15.8)
6
(18.8)
6
(18.5)
4
(12.1)
3
(9.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(24.3)
16
(53.4)
14
(46.6)
18
(59.6)
22
(72.6)
13
(42.4)
16
(51.9)
14
(45.1)
15
(47.9)
16
(50.6)
12
(37.6)
7
(21.6)
8
(24.2)
7
(20.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(156.3)
58
(193.4)
90
(299.7)
92
(304.4)
78
(257.5)
53
(173.0)
47
(152.5)
49
(157.8)
29
(92.5)
24
(75.9)
38
(118.9)
29
(89.3)
14
(42.3)
15
(44.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
479
(1,664)
425
(1,417)
483
(1,609)
529
(1,750)
469
(1,549)
401
(1,309)
459
(1,489)
360
(1,159)
280
(893.3)
317
(1,003)
295
(923.3)
273
(840.5)
339
(1,024)
308
(920.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(41.7)
9
(30.0)
15
(50.0)
8
(26.5)
12
(39.6)
8
(26.1)
10
(32.4)
8
(25.8)
11
(35.1)
12
(38.0)
14
(43.8)
14
(43.1)
18
(54.4)
17
(50.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(6.9)
2
(6.7)
2
(6.7)
14
(46.3)
2
(6.6)
7
(22.9)
7
(22.7)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.6)
6
(19.0)
1
(3.1)
3
(9.2)
3
(9.1)
2
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index108.9103.6124.0141.1159.1139.0131.2150.992.6119.181.984.083.358.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dover, NH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 66 (45 officers - 38 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
New Hampshire average:

2.14
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Ancestries: Irish (18.9%), English (13.0%), French Canadian (8.6%), French (5.5%), American (4.8%), European (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1623

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 26.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,251 people per square mile   (low).

Dover, New Hampshire map

1,953 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

5.9%
New Hampshire:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $7,527 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $7,641 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (30.4 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (61.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (223.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Madbury, NH (1.7 miles ),
Rollinsford, NH (1.8 miles ),
Durham, NH (2.1 miles ),
Somersworth, NH (2.1 miles ),
Berwick, ME (2.3 miles ),
Eliot, ME (2.4 miles ),
South Berwick, ME (2.4 miles ),
Newington, NH (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +870 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,570 (38.2%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Dover, NH in 2022
Distribution of house value in Dover, NH in 2022
Dover satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 70 buildings, average cost: $335,700
  • 2021: 54 buildings, average cost: $297,900
  • 2020: 61 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2019: 54 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2018: 90 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2017: 74 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2015: 78 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2013: 90 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2003: 144 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2000: 169 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $88,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Dover, NH residents
Average permit cost in Dover, NH
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.3%
New Hampshire:

2.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Dover, NH
Historical housing units in Dover, NH

Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in Dover, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Dover, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)

Average climate in Dover, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dover, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 61.4. This is about average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.38. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 1.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Dover city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.1 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 181.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Dover center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Strafford County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dover:

  • WENTWORTH-DOUGLASS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 789 CENTRAL AVE)
  • WENTWORTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (113 NEW ROCHESTER ROAD SUITE #4)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-DOVER (307 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • LANGDON PLACE OF DOVER (60 MIDDLE ROAD)
  • RIVERSIDE REST HOME (276 COUNTY FARM ROAD)
  • SAINT ANN REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (195 DOVER POINT ROAD)

Heliports located in Dover:

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Amtrak station:

DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 15,243)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 29 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 31 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • University of New England (about 31 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 34 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Mount Washington College (about 34 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 35 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high schools in Dover:

Private high schools in Dover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

Private elementary/middle school in Dover:

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Library in Dover:

  • DOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,192,279; Location: 73 LOCUST STREET; 96,640 books; 5,445 audio materials; 2,554 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 314 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dover: Guppey Pool (A), Thornwood Orchard (B), Cochecho Country Club (C), Woodman Institute (D), City of Dover Fire and Rescue South End Station (E), Dover District Courthouse (F), Dover Municipal Building (G), Dover Public Library (H), Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce (I), City of Dover Fire and Rescue Central Station (J), McIntosh College Library (K), Butterfield Gymnasium (L), Careplus Ambulance Services Station 6 - Dover (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Janetos Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shaws Plaza Shopping Center (2), Shop and Save Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dover include: Hope Community Church (A), Heritage Baptist Church (B), Greek Orthodox Church (C), Garrison Baptist Church (D), First Parish Congregational Church (E), Dover Baptist Church (F), Christian Science Reading Room (G), Church of Christ (H), Society of Friends Meeting House (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Torr Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Cocheco Burying Ground (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Quaker Burying Ground (5), Saint Charles Cemetery (6), Greek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: No Bottom Pond (A), Bellamy River Reservoir (B), Cocheco River Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salmon Falls River (A), Reyners Brook (B), Varney Brook (C), Knox Marsh Brook (D), Kelly Brook (E), Jackson Brook (F), Indian Brook (G), Horn Brook (H), Garvin Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dover include: Long Hill Memorial Park (1), Bellamy River Access Wildlife Preserve (2), Bellamy Preserve (3), Immigrant Park (4), Henry Law Park (5), Guppey Park (6), Garrison Hill Park (7), Fish Ladder Park (8), Woodman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Woodman Institute- Keefe House (Museums; 15 Summer) (1), Woodman INST (Museums; 182 Central Avenue) (2), Time Off Travel (Amusement & Theme Parks; 44 Bellamy Road) (3), ENiGMA Troupe Mysteries (Arcades & Amusements; 1 Mill Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Dover-Days Inn Durham/Downtown (481 Central Ave) (1), Intown Motel (481 Central Avenue) (2), Comfort Inn & Suites (10 Hotel Drive) (3), Schooner House Inn (17 Portland Avenue) (4), Holiday Inn Express Dover-Spaulding Tnpi (181 Silver St) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Strafford County - Superior Court Clerk (County Farm Road) (1), Dover District Court - Juvenile Services (30 Saint Thomas Street) (2), Dover District Court (25 Saint Thomas Street) (3), Strafford County - Court Jester Cafe (County Farm) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Richard O'Kane - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Richard Waldron (Secretary) - Businessman, Andrea Ross - Child actor, George H. Wadleigh - Navy Rear Admiral, Joseph C. McConnell - Korean War flying ace, Lucy Lambert Hale - Politician, Nelson Bragg - Drummer, Richard Waldron (Colonel) - Colonial military officer, Michael Weeden - Politician, Dike Varney - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Strafford 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:

MARSHWOOD ESTATES (Serves ME, Population served: 233, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
TENNIS COOP (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
AMAZON PARK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2008)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OYSTER RIVER CONDOS (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CEDAR WOOD ESTATES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-29-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations

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

  • DOVER WATER DEPT (Address: 288 CENTRAL AVE , Population served: 28,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.0%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dover in 2010:

  • 409 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 358 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Dover in 2000:

  • 493 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other group homes
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Strafford Main Branch at 353 Central Avenue, branch established on 1803/06/11; Week's Crossing Branch at 29 Weeks Lane, branch established on 1964/01/13. 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
  • Centrix Bank & Trust: Dover Branch at 538 Central Avenue, branch established on 2009/06/15. Info updated 2008/08/12: Bank assets: $757.6 mil, Deposits: $606.8 mil, headquarters in Bedford, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Dover Branch at 140 Washington Street, branch established on 1823/06/23. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dover Branch at 180 Washington Street, branch established on 1985/10/28. 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
  • Federal Savings Bank: at 633 Central Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $268.8 mil, Deposits: $180.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Laconia Savings Bank: Dover Branch at 845 Central Avenue, branch established on 2005/04/04. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
  • People's United Bank: Seacoast Branch at 537 Central Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Dover:

Marital status in Dover, NH
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
New Hampshire average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Dover
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Dover:

(Dover, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Dover, NH (based on Strafford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,11211
Mainline Protestant5,29921
Evangelical Protestant4,14337
Other1,50413
Orthodox5752
None89,510-
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: 21
Strafford County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Strafford County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Here:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
This county:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.2%
State:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.8%
New Hampshire:

51.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

53.8%
State:

49.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
New Hampshire:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
New Hampshire:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dover:

8.5%
New Hampshire:

9.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dover:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

61.5%
New Hampshire:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Dover:

81.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, NH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 527$2,538,929$57,81277$98,934
Firefighters 63$424,372$80,8331$309
Police Protection - Officers 45$333,715$88,9910$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 35$143,833$49,31431$30,079
Financial Administration 29$181,988$75,3058$18,241
Other and Unallocable 26$132,326$61,0749$11,581
Sewerage 16$96,786$72,5900$0
Streets and Highways 15$78,514$62,8113$4,770
Parks and Recreation 14$76,424$65,50645$36,505
Police - Other 12$65,569$65,5696$21,780
Water Supply 11$64,502$70,3660$0
Local Libraries 10$51,469$61,76316$23,666
Other Government Administration 9$70,104$93,4721$1,138
Judicial and Legal 5$41,553$99,7270$0
Welfare 3$19,654$78,6160$0
Solid Waste Management 2$17,099$102,5940$0
Fire - Other 2$11,244$67,4640$0
Health 2$12,356$74,1361$4,725
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$9,079$108,9480$0
Totals for Government 827$4,369,516$63,403198$251,728

Dover government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,711,000 ($260.68)
    Water Utilities: $4,805,000 ($143.79)
    Sewerage: $3,529,000 ($105.61)
    General - Other: $1,185,000 ($35.46)
    General Public Buildings: $285,000 ($8.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $159,000 ($4.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000 ($2.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($2.42)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($0.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($0.63)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,450,000 ($1898.79)
    Police Protection: $9,935,000 ($297.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,166,000 ($274.30)
    Regular Highways: $6,506,000 ($194.70)
    Central Staff Services: $5,663,000 ($169.47)
    Sewerage: $4,806,000 ($143.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,869,000 ($85.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,980,000 ($59.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,960,000 ($58.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,932,000 ($57.82)
    Libraries: $1,459,000 ($43.66)
    General - Other: $1,434,000 ($42.91)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,392,000 ($41.66)
    Parking Facilities: $1,091,000 ($32.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $776,000 ($23.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $481,000 ($14.39)
    Public Welfare - Other: $240,000 ($7.18)
    General Public Buildings: $220,000 ($6.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $164,000 ($4.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,343,000 ($159.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,000 ($2.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,338,000 ($40.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,066,000 ($31.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,034,000 ($30.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,010,000 ($30.23)
    Police Protection: $335,000 ($10.03)
    Water Utilities: $287,000 ($8.59)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($3.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($1.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,722,000 ($949.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $361,000 ($10.80)

Dover government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,282,000 ($247.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,873,000 ($85.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,679,000 ($50.25)
    Parking Facilities: $1,107,000 ($33.13)
    Other: $544,000 ($16.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $77,000 ($2.30)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $11,000 ($0.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,139,000 ($153.79)
    Public Welfare: $1,304,000 ($39.02)
    Water Utilities: $503,000 ($15.05)
    Highways: $416,000 ($12.45)
    Other: $193,000 ($5.78)
    Education: $116,000 ($3.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,734,000 ($141.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,498,000 ($74.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,851,000 ($55.39)
    Rents: $887,000 ($26.54)
    Sale of Property: $46,000 ($1.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($0.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,109,000 ($182.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $24,366,000 ($729.17)
    Sewerage: $4,312,000 ($129.04)
    General Local Government Support: $1,609,000 ($48.15)
    Highways: $1,080,000 ($32.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,065,000 ($31.87)
    Other: $143,000 ($4.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $51,539,000 ($1542.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $801,000 ($23.97)
    Other License: $445,000 ($13.32)

Dover government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,490,000 ($2648.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,150,000 ($2398.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,340,000 ($249.58)

Dover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,891,000 ($146.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,282,000 ($1534.65)
Businesses in Dover, NH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Microtel2
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Circle K1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel2
FedEx6Starbucks1
Ford1Subway2
Goodwill4U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS5
Haworth1Vans2
Hilton1Walgreens1
Honda1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W282AB (104.3 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Dover: Charles Melville, Edward P. Grimes, Richard Hetherington O'Kane.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 935ft / 285mTotal length
  • $103,686,000Total costs
  • 713,159Total average daily traffic
  • 52,410Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Dover, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dover, NH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dover)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dover, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 168 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dover)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dover)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED140$207,986156$207,090668$207,99452$71,8853$632,33349$157,6129$63,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$181,77813$222,69249$232,0003$347,0003$691,6671$107,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$197,96021$160,810227$233,22521$75,6191$282,00018$168,2787$55,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$214,90918$194,333145$230,5382$130,0001$300,00010$176,7001$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$228,0005$194,00034$236,3532$104,5000$02$215,0001$149,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0811.00 , 0812.00, 0813.00, 0814.00, 0815.00, 0816.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$241,32016$246,4380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$250,9008$269,6250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$253,7507$191,8571$213,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$284,0005$227,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$198,0001$156,0001$129,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0811.00 , 0812.00, 0813.00, 0814.00, 0815.00, 0816.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dover, NH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dover, NH - Value

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 fires per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 124 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dover, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.4%), and Outside Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dover, NH
    • 40053.4%Structure Fires
    • 23531.4%Outside Fires
    • 678.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 476.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, NH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, New Hampshire:

  • Hampton Inn, 9 Hotel Dr, Dover, New Hampshire 03820 , Phone: (603) 516-5600, Fax: (603) 516-5601
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 31 Webb Pl, Dover, New Hampshire 03820 , Phone: (603) 953-0800, Fax: (603) 953-0808
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 21 Members Way, Dover, New Hampshire 03820 , Phone: (603) 516-0929, Fax: (603) 516-0922
  • The Garrison Hotel, 200 Sterling Way, Dover, New Hampshire 03820 , Phone: (603) 842-6783, Fax: (603) 842-5166
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, New Hampshire
Most common first names in Dover, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25881.8 years
John23875.9 years
William16275.0 years
George14975.4 years
Robert14771.4 years
Joseph13476.1 years
James12874.1 years
Helen12178.9 years
Charles11476.2 years
Margaret11081.4 years
Most common last names in Dover, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8179.3 years
Brown4676.6 years
Davis4078.3 years
Murphy3176.3 years
Clark3077.9 years
Sullivan2979.5 years
Taylor2879.2 years
Moore2877.4 years
Roy2873.8 years
Thompson2675.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dover, NH
  • 40.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dover, NH
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 15.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel


Dover compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Dover on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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