Dover, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 1,947 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 1,032  (53.0%)
Females: 915  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 17315.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $76,711 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Dover:

$76,711
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $35,438 (it was $19,108 in 2000)

Dover borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $186,803 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Dover:

$186,803
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $191,497; detached houses: $191,400; townhouses or other attached units: $132,188

Median gross rent in 2022: $970.

March 2022 cost of living index in Dover: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Dover, PA (2022)
    • 1,82388.0%White alone
    • 783.8%Asian alone
    • 623.0%Two or more races
    • 582.8%Black alone
    • 341.6%Hispanic

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Dover, Pennsylvania as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dover is 53 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (37.7%), American (14.9%), Polish (7.0%), Kenyan (5.9%), English (4.7%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1864

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 3,887 people per square mile   (average).

Dover, Pennsylvania map

176 residents are foreign born (3.2% Africa, 3.0% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This borough:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,345 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,700 (1.4%)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 76.85 W

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in Dover, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Dover, PA in 2022

Property values in Dover, PA

Dover satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Most common industries in Dover, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Dover, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Dover, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.94. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Dover-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.2 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 48.5 miles away from Dover 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 212.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from Dover center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from Dover center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dover:

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

Airports located in Dover:

Amtrak stations near Dover:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

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

Public high school in Dover:

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

Public elementary/middle schools in Dover:

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Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • CONEWAGO VALLEY MHP (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAKES GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


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

Banks with branches in Dover (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Dover:

Marital status in Dover, PA
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Dover:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Religion statistics for Dover, PA (based on York County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 62
York County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
York County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
York County:

11.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dover:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dover:

42.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Dover:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dover:

20.9%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dover:

12.5%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Dover:

54.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover, PA 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
Sewerage 2$12,972$77,8320$0
Financial Administration 1$3,100$37,2001$1,541
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$94
Judicial and Legal 0$0 8$4,886
Totals for Government 3$16,072$64,28810$6,521

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $304,000 ($156.14)
    Central Staff Services: $218,000 ($111.97)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($107.34)
    Water Utilities: $168,000 ($86.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($65.23)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($57.52)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($46.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($11.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($5.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($2.57)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($7.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $611,000 ($313.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($70.88)
    Other: $7,000 ($3.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($7.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($10.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($2.57)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $263,000 ($135.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($38.01)
  • Tax - Property: $285,000 ($146.38)
    Individual Income: $203,000 ($104.26)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($13.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($11.30)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,000 ($9.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $383,000 ($196.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($132.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000 ($97.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($33.38)

5.22% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($59,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Lancaster County, PA  0.61% ($52,440 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.48% ($57,883)
from Adams County, PA  0.45% ($48,285)


4.60% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($64,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
York County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.50% ($54,056 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.44% ($52,926)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.41% ($52,417)
Businesses in Dover, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Giant1Walgreens1
Kroger1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover:

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

TV broadcast stations around Dover:

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

Dover fatal accident list:

Jan 28, 2003 04:32 AM, Sr-74, Lat: 39.997822, Lon: -76.846222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1999 09:54 AM, Sr-74, Lat: 39.997822, Lon: -76.846222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1986 12:46 AM, 00124, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1983 07:99 PM, 00124, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1982 09:99 PM, 06518, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 3, 1977 10:09 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.4mTotal length
  • $466,000Total costs
  • 17,526Total average daily traffic
  • 1,780Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,038Total future (year 2006) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$169,7235$121,13222$147,8152$38,3551$90,3001$31,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$38,9602$154,5500$00$01$49,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$138,3203$67,34710$149,4901$72,7801$73,2303$35,283
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$106,4600$06$168,9930$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$165,9500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.10

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

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.10

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 98. The highest number of fires - 221 took place in 2006, and the least - 15 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dover, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.4%), and Outside Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dover, PA
    • 1,02661.4%Structure Fires
    • 36521.8%Outside Fires
    • 1539.2%Other
    • 1277.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dover, PA
Most common first names in Dover, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11374.2 years
Charles10275.0 years
Mary10078.9 years
William9074.0 years
Robert8672.2 years
George7776.3 years
Richard6671.0 years
Harry6177.0 years
Dorothy5878.1 years
James4872.9 years
Most common last names in Dover, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7375.0 years
Miller6773.3 years
Myers4977.9 years
Crone3775.3 years
Anderson3079.5 years
Gross2778.0 years
Hoffman2672.8 years
Ruppert2580.2 years
Stambaugh2378.7 years
Shaffer2169.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dover, PA
  • 71.0%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 14.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dover, PA
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dover compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 23 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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