Dover Morris County, New Jersey

Dover: Town in New Jersey, USA

About

Dover is a town located in the county of Morris in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,157. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,619 inhabitants.

The town was created 153 years ago in 1869.

Dover Quick Facts

Population : 17,619 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Morris County
Phone Area Codes : 973
Area : 7070667 km2
Altitude : 1,831 feet / 558 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:57:57 (20th May 2022)
Postal code : 07801
Population growth : -3.05% (2010-2020)
Dover locator map
Location of Dover on New Jersey map.
HABS R. Merritt Lacey  Photographer June 3  1936 Friends Meetinghouse of Randolph  Dover  Morris County  NJ image
HABS R. Merritt Lacey Photographer June 3 1936 Friends Meetinghouse of Randolph Dover Morris County NJ
HABS R. Merritt Lacey  Photographer June 3  1936 Friends Meetinghouse of Randolph  Dover  Morris County  NJ image

Geography

Dover is located at 40°53'2"N 74°33'44"W (40.8839900, -74.5621000). It has 3 neighbors: Mine Hill, Victory Gardens and Wharton.

Dover map

Dover has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dover decreased by 3.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,157 - census
2011 18,237 0.44% estimation process
2012 18,259 0.12% estimation process
2013 18,272 0.07% estimation process
2014 18,185 -0.48% estimation process
2015 18,165 -0.11% estimation process
2016 18,088 -0.43% estimation process
2017 18,029 -0.33% estimation process
2018 17,922 -0.6% estimation process
2019 17,725 -1.11% estimation process
2020 17,619 -0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,113
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,293
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 17.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,217
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,240
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.1%
Female persons, % : 43.9%
White only, percent : 89.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,205
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.3%

Dover zip code is 07801. County name: Morris, County fips: 34027

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $134,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,043
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $389
2015-2019 median gross rent : $700
2015-2019 Households : 6,563
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,717
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 279,643
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 503,727
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,281
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,528
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,656
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,384
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 733
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 386
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 55
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,234
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 150
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,105
2010 population per square mile : 1,737.0
2010 land area in square miles : 9.35

People born in Dover (23)

People born in Dover, including anthropologist Sidney Mintz, art director Carl Anderson, ice hockey player Drew Miller, .

List

  • Reince Priebus (American attorney and politician; White House Chief of Staff, January – July 2017) he was born in 18/03/1972
  • Thomas Jefferson Halsey (American politician) he was born in 04/05/1863
  • Bruce Waibel (American guitarist) he was born in 09/07/1958
  • Ben Loory (American short fiction writer) he was born in 11/07/1971
  • George Peter Foster (American politician) he was born in 03/04/1858
  • Jacque MacKinnon (American football player (1938-1975)) he was born in 10/11/1938
  • John Costanza (American artist and letterer) he was born in 14/08/1943
  • Jyles Tucker (American football player) he was born in 18/09/1983
  • Ken Jones (Professional baseball player, born 1903) he was born in 13/04/1903
  • Lois Barker (American baseball player) she was born in 07/04/1923
  • Mike Leach (Player of American football) he was born in 18/10/1976
  • Rafael Campo (American author and doctor) he was born in 24/11/1964
  • Tara Sad (American politician) she was born in 09/10/1953
  • X. J. Kennedy (American writer) he was born in 21/08/1929
  • David Santiago (Florida State Representative) he was born in 14/12/1970
  • Jim Duffy (College baseball coach) he was born in 18/07/1974
  • Eric Sessler he was born in 01/01/1969
  • Anna Milo Upjohn (1868 - 1951; American; Painter) she was born in 01/01/1868

Schools in Dover

College & universities near Dover, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
185174 Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art Dover (NJ) 07801

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dover, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Dover

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dover Post Office Dover (NJ) 07801

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Other cities in Morris County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Morris County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Parsippany 51,144 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Monroe 44,884 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mount Olive 28,815 Township of New Jersey
Montville 20,970 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Morristown 18,594 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,612 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,362 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,884 Township of New Jersey
Hanover 14,173 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Florham Park 11,824 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,868 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,852 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Budd Lake 8,968 Census designated place
White Meadow Lake 8,836 Census designated place
Chatham 8,601 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Long Hill 8,382 Township of New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Dover distances to largest New Jersey cities