Dover, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Dover, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Dover had a population of 1,464 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dover: Monroe.

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Dover, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,464
Population in Households 1,375
Population in Familes 1,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 388
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,274
Average Household Income $53,300
Per Capita Income $23,368


Total Housing Units 735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $135,938
Average Home Value $157,214


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% -0.03%
Households 0.45% -0.03%
Families 0.43% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

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, 2018 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 # 239 44th
Population Density # 263 39th
Diversity Index # 207 52nd
Median Household Income # 267 38th
Per Capita Income # 177 59th

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