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Dover, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Dover had a population of 1,518 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 36.4816 and longitude -87.8438 in Stewart County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dover (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Stewart County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The City of Dover (GNIS ID: 2403506) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Dover is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stewart County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dover: Monroe.

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Dover, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,518
Population in Households 1,429
Population in Familes 1,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 654
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $129,787
Average Home Value $149,296


Median Household Income $34,570
Average Household Income $47,775
Per Capita Income $20,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 0.69%
Households 1.01% 0.63%
Families 1.07% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 235 45th
Population Density1 # 259 40th
Diversity Index2 # 203 53rd
Median Household Income # 287 33rd
Per Capita Income # 207 52nd

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