Dover, Arkansas Population 2024

1,348

Dover is a city located in Pope County Arkansas. Dover has a 2024 population of 1,348. Dover is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,331 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover is $44,269 with a poverty rate of 23.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dover is 40.3 years, 45.1 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Dover Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dover was:

  • White: 93.33%
  • Two or more races: 4.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
476.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.28% (17)
The current population of Dover, Arkansas is 1,348 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,331.

Dover, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,68093.33%
Two or more races834.61%
Black or African American211.17%
Native American90.5%
Other race70.39%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Median Age

40.3

Total

45.1

Male

33.9

Female

Dover Adults

There are 1,346 adults, (506 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

114.3

Age Dependency Ratio

60.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female87148.39%
Male92951.61%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7432.4270.129.9
Non Family3731.2173.726.3
Married2123.0687.312.7
Female1174.4132.567.5
Male414.4456.143.9
showing: 5 rows

3.53

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dover Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dover Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,273

Average Earnings

$43,173

Average Male

$22,064

Average Female

Dover Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dover Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dover Language

98.29% of Dover residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,65834220.63%
Multiple836679.52%
Black211676.19%
Hispanic481020.83%
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23.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.9%

Male Poverty Rate

30.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Multiple, with 79.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is White, with 20.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.73%.

Dover Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.36%
High School22.2%
Less Than 9th Grade20.21%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed13.91%
Male Employed2.47%
showing: 4 rows

Dover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dover Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dover Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dover Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Dover Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

215

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dover Veterans by War

count

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Dover Veterans by Age

count

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Dover Veterans by Race

Dover Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dover Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.83%

Born in Dover

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 59.83% having been born in Arkansas. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dover Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,36330.22%
20281,36030.22%
20271,35730.22%
20261,35430.22%
20251,35130.22%
20241,34830.22%
20231,34530.22%
20221,34230.22%
20211,33980.6%
20201,331-115-7.95%
20191,446181.26%
20181,428181.28%
20171,41070.5%
20161,40330.21%
20151,40090.65%
20141,39160.43%
20131,385-8-0.57%
20121,39310.07%
20111,39260.43%
20101,386
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Dover Population by Year