Dover, Illinois Population 2024

134

Dover is a city located in Bureau County Illinois. Dover has a 2024 population of 134. Dover is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 136 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover is $62,748 with a poverty rate of 14.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dover is 60.5 years, 60.6 years for males, and 60.4 years for females.

Dover Demographics

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

  • White: 92.52%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
491.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.47% (-2)
The current population of Dover, Illinois is 134 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 136.

Dover, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9992.52%
Two or more races76.54%
Other race10.93%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Median Age

60.5

Total

60.6

Male

60.4

Female

Dover Adults

There are 97 adults, (42 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

94.5

Age Dependency Ratio

76.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female4743.93%
Male6056.07%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All541.9892.67.4
Married392.151000
Non Family121.177525
Male3366.733.3
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.14

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

92.6%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,125

Average Earnings

$65,000

Average Male

$27,083

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

99.02% of Dover residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, 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
White991414.14%
Other11100%
Hispanic3133.33%
Multiple7114.29%
showing: 4 rows

14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is White, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.5%.

Dover Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School29.63%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed20%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed14.29%
Female Unemployed
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

75.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.8%

Male Marriage Rate

72.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dover Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

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

88.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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

85.05%

Born in Dover

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.07% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 85.05% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dover Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029134
2028134
2027134
2026134
2025134
2024134
2023134
2022134
2021134-2-1.47%
2020136-18-11.69%
2019154
2018154-2-1.28%
2017156-1-0.64%
2016157-1-0.63%
2015158-1-0.63%
2014159-1-0.62%
2013160-1-0.62%
2012161-1-0.62%
2011162-2-1.22%
2010164
showing: 20 rows

Dover Population by Year