Dover, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 18,232 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 9,519  (52.2%)
Females: 8,713  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07801, 07866.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,252 (it was $53,423 in 2000)
Dover:

$79,252
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,980 (it was $18,056 in 2000)

Dover town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $281,244 (it was $152,300 in 2000)
Dover:

$281,244
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $281,326; detached houses: $291,089; townhouses or other attached units: $253,828; in 2-unit structures: $314,662; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,903; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,245

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,372.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dover: 114.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for other race residents, 2.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dover, NJ (2010)
    • 12,59869.4%Hispanic
    • 4,07122.4%White alone
    • 8454.7%Black alone
    • 4472.5%Asian alone
    • 1450.8%Two or more races
    • 330.2%Other race alone
    • 130.07%American Indian alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Dover, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dover is 1,410 to 1.


Crime rates in Dover by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(21.6)
2
(10.8)
4
(21.9)
1
(5.6)
6
(33.7)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.0)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(135.1)
30
(162.6)
39
(213.0)
21
(117.3)
19
(106.6)
13
(72.4)
28
(153.7)
24
(130.8)
15
(81.7)
16
(86.9)
15
(81.7)
16
(87.5)
14
(76.3)
10
(55.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(178.3)
32
(173.4)
23
(125.6)
21
(117.3)
18
(101.0)
22
(122.6)
20
(109.8)
22
(119.9)
12
(65.4)
21
(114.0)
15
(81.7)
15
(82.0)
15
(81.8)
15
(83.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
163
(880.9)
85
(460.6)
53
(289.5)
49
(273.7)
93
(521.7)
93
(518.2)
84
(461.1)
82
(446.9)
71
(386.9)
56
(304.0)
44
(239.7)
43
(235.1)
31
(169.0)
32
(178.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
248
(1,340)
238
(1,290)
235
(1,284)
229
(1,279)
239
(1,341)
222
(1,237)
302
(1,658)
236
(1,286)
215
(1,172)
189
(1,026)
186
(1,013)
168
(918.5)
139
(757.9)
141
(784.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(162.1)
30
(162.6)
25
(136.6)
29
(162.0)
26
(145.8)
22
(122.6)
13
(71.4)
13
(70.9)
11
(59.9)
14
(76.0)
17
(92.6)
15
(82.0)
20
(109.1)
14
(77.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.9)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
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
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)221.7188.9189.1157.6180.9146.3192.1156.0120.7128.1105.6115.590.187.9

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City-data.com crime index in Dover, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (2.9%), Irish (1.6%), German (1.4%), American (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 6,805 people per square mile   (high).

Dover, New Jersey map

8,823 residents are foreign born (44.3% Latin America).

This town:

48.0%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,542 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,194 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (16.6 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (22.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (31.6 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Victory Gardens borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Wharton borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Rockaway borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
White Meadow Lake, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Kenvil, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Succasunna, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Mount Arlington borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Succasunna-Kenvil, NJ (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,597 (-25.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,236 (11.4%)

Area code: 973

Distribution of median household income in Dover, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dover, NJ in 2017
Dover satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $86,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $265,100
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $292,600
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dover, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Dover, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Dover, NJ
Historical housing units in Dover, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +2,510 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in Dover, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Dover, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Dover, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dover, New Jersey average temperatures Dover, New Jersey average precipitation Dover, New Jersey humidity Dover, New Jersey wind speed Dover, New Jersey snowfall Dover, New Jersey sunshine Dover, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dover-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Dover town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Dover 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 252.7 miles away from Dover center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.7 miles away from Dover center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dover:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NEW JERSEY MORRIS COUNTY (provides emergency services, 400 WEST BLACKWELL STREET)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (400 WEST BLACKWELL STREET)
  • DOVER CHRISTIAN NH (65 NORTH SUSSEX ST)
  • DWELLING PLACE AT ST CLARE'S (400 WEST BLACKWELL ST)
  • REGENCY GRANDE NURS AND REHAB CE (65 NORTH SUSSEX STREET)

College/University in Dover:

  • Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art (Full-time enrollment: 113; Location: 37 Myrtle Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: kubertschool.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • County College of Morris (about 3 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,427)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 10 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Drew University (about 12 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Centenary College (about 15 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 17 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Montclair State University (about 19 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • Seton Hall University (about 19 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)

Public high school in Dover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

See full list of schools located in Dover

Library in Dover:

  • DOVER FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $594,600; Location: 32 E. CLINTON STREET; 61,594 books; 2,511 audio materials; 1,074 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 320 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Town of Dover Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dover include: Chapel In the Hills (A), Dover Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), First Pentecostal Church of Dover (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Founders Baptist Church (F), Grace United Methodist Church (G), Holy Rosary Church (H), Saint John's Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Orchard Street Cemetery (1), Locust Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Brownwood Pond (A), Bowlby Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A), Spring Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Community Children's Museum (77 East Blackwell Street).

Birthplace of: Sidney Mintz - Anthropologist, Drew Miller - Ice hockey player, X. J. Kennedy - Educator, Lois Barker - Baseball player, Mike Leach (long snapper) - Football player, Ben Loory - Short fiction writer, Carl Anderson (art director) - Art director, Jacque MacKinnon - Football player, Jesse Selengut - Jazz trumpeter, John Costanza - Artist and letterer.

Morris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

DOVER WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 27,806, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-30-2005 to AUG-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 73 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
SPARTAN MART (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2011)
HOFFMAN HOMES (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUCCASUNNA PLAZA (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

3.2 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Dover in 2010:

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Dover in 2000:

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Dover Branch at 15 West Blackwell Street, branch established on 1901/01/01; Dover Drive-Up Branch at Clinton And Pequannock Streets, branch established on 1957/09/11. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Clinton Street Branch at 1 East Clinton Street, branch established on 1962/05/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dover Branch at 401 Route 46, branch established on 1971/01/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley National Bank: 100 E Blackwell St Branch at 100 E Blackwell St, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • The Provident Bank: Dover Branch at 340 Route 46 East, branch established on 1997/06/30. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Rockaway Branch at 326 Mt. Hope Avenue, branch established on 2004/01/17. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 1 Basset Highway Branch at 1 Basset Highway, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Dover:

Marital status in Dover, NJ
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.2
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dover
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Dover (Dover, New Jersey Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Dover, NJ (based on Morris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic206,70049
Mainline Protestant32,353111
Evangelical Protestant25,97194
Other22,41443
Black Protestant3,2817
Orthodox3,1456
None198,412-
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: 103
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Morris County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Morris County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 428
This county:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

46.9%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dover:

21.2%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dover:

10.5%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dover:

31.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dover:

54.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.0%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$294,382$113,9541$1,680
Police - Other 13$18,071$16,6810$0
Other Government Administration 13$56,346$52,0120$0
Streets and Highways 12$51,296$51,2960$0
Judicial and Legal 10$45,161$54,1930$0
Water Supply 9$36,294$48,3920$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$46,720$70,0800$0
Financial Administration 6$26,608$53,2160$0
Firefighters 5$35,161$84,3861$509
Other and Unallocable 3$10,091$40,3644$5,845
Sewerage 3$13,583$54,3320$0
Local Libraries 3$10,658$42,6325$6,719
Health 2$7,140$42,8402$2,367
Parks and Recreation 1$3,675$44,1000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,005$48,0600$0
Transit 1$2,947$35,3640$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 121$662,138$65,66713$17,120

Dover government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,278,000 ($70.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000 ($33.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $359,000 ($19.69)
    General Public Buildings: $214,000 ($11.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($7.84)
    Parking Facilities: $124,000 ($6.80)
    Health - Other: $80,000 ($4.39)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.49)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,646,000 ($309.68)
    Police Protection: $4,155,000 ($227.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,757,000 ($151.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,656,000 ($90.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $998,000 ($54.74)
    Regular Highways: $988,000 ($54.19)
    Central Staff Services: $518,000 ($28.41)
    Libraries: $491,000 ($26.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $472,000 ($25.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $401,000 ($21.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $380,000 ($20.84)
    Financial Administration: $371,000 ($20.35)
    Sewerage: $194,000 ($10.64)
    Parking Facilities: $162,000 ($8.89)
    Health - Other: $157,000 ($8.61)
    General Public Buildings: $114,000 ($6.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000 ($3.40)
    Transit Utilities: $43,000 ($2.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000 ($9.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $45,000 ($2.47)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($0.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $683,000 ($37.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,448,000 ($408.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($6.58)

Dover government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,802,000 ($98.84)
    Other: $279,000 ($15.30)
    Parking Facilities: $276,000 ($15.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $231,000 ($12.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,526,000 ($138.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $401,000 ($21.99)
    Other: $20,000 ($1.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,257,000 ($68.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $394,000 ($21.61)
    Rents: $181,000 ($9.93)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($1.97)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,487,000 ($136.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,300,000 ($71.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $400,000 ($21.94)
    Highways: $300,000 ($16.45)
    Other: $31,000 ($1.70)
  • Tax - Property: $12,998,000 ($712.92)
    Other License: $188,000 ($10.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000 ($2.47)

Dover government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,647,000 ($913.06)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,868,000 ($760.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,862,000 ($211.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000 ($59.35)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,668,000 ($256.03)
    End of Fiscal Year: $15,000 ($0.82)

Dover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000,000 ($164.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,165,000 ($228.44)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,658 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($108,449 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.48% ($91,226)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($132,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,078 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($148,507 average AGI)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.40% ($55,940)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.39% ($84,254)
Businesses in Dover, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Home Depot1
Applebee's1Kmart1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Blockbuster1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1T.J.Maxx1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.0mTotal length
  • $30,069,000Total costs
  • 346,721Total average daily traffic
  • 20,033Total average daily truck traffic
  • 252,036Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dover, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dover, NJ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dover, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC T206H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AJ1A (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 334AD , Serial Number: T20609218, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2016
    Registrant (LLC): A&d Terminal Management LLC, 19 E Blackwell St Ste 114, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35500 , Serial Number: 6405
    Registrant (Individual): William A Meissner, 44 Park Ave, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 496BB , Serial Number: TH-2496, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2018
    Registrant (LLC): A&d Terminal Management LLC, 19 E Blackwell St Ste 114, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8384J , Serial Number: 15066284, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 289 Mount Hope Ave Apt F20, Dover, NJ 07801
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9411P , Serial Number: 24-4916, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Homsi, 8 Rock Hollow Rd, Dover, NJ 07801

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED63$222,74633$183,545118$213,2717$102,1432$234,00012$178,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$206,5009$158,77815$240,9332$17,0000$02$110,0001$80,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$222,8648$208,00087$246,81611$29,0910$011$154,8180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$254,5007$191,00045$202,0221$111,0001$400,0005$198,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$222,1825$163,20012$263,5830$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0448.00 , 0449.00, 0450.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$205,1431$338,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$218,8570$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$102,0003$320,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$257,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0448.00 , 0449.00, 0450.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
Fire incident types in Dover, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, NJ

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

  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Dover/Rockaway, 2 Commerce Center Dr, Dover, New Jersey 07801 , Phone: (973) 989-8899, Fax: (973) 989-8898
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dover Rockaway, 4 Commerce Center Dr, Dover, New Jersey 07801 , Phone: (800) 257-3000, Fax: (973) 659-9998
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dover, New Jersey
Most common first names in Dover, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26179.6 years
John23573.5 years
William21075.1 years
Joseph16074.2 years
Anna13581.1 years
George13475.1 years
Charles12272.8 years
James11773.7 years
Margaret10880.8 years
Helen10880.6 years
Most common last names in Dover, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6175.5 years
Miller4775.5 years
Johnson2379.0 years
Williams2276.3 years
Anderson2180.2 years
Harris1971.7 years
Jones1977.0 years
Hoffman1975.1 years
Kelly1972.4 years
Weber1876.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dover, NJ
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dover, NJ
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 11.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Dover compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Dover on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Colombia (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South America (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Peru (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Americas (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 (07801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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