Dover is a city located in Hillsborough County Florida. With a 2020 population of 3,178, it is the 554th largest city in Florida and the 8577th largest city in the United States. Dover is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -2.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,266 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Dover has a population density of 1,222 people per square mile.
The average household income in Dover is $40,555 with a poverty rate of 32.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $136,300. The median age in Dover is 32.6 years, 32.8 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Doverwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.20%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.24%.
48.36% of Dover residents speak only English, while 51.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.13% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Hispanic, with 41.26% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dover
72.85% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 42.12% having been born in Florida. 20.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.