Dover, Massachusetts Population 2022

2,490
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Dover is a city located in Norfolk County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 2,490, it is the 166th largest city in Massachusetts and the 9774th largest city in the United States. Dover is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually but its population has decreased by -1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,518 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Dover has a population density of 587 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dover is $355,097 with a poverty rate of 0.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $986,000. The median age in Dover is 43.9 years, 43.3 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Dover Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Doverwas:

  • White: 73.11%
  • Asian: 12.71%
  • Two or more races: 10.92%
  • Other race: 3.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dover, Massachusetts is 2,490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,518.

Dover, Massachusetts Population 2022

Population by Race

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Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2022

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Dover Median Age

44.2


Total

46.2


Male

43.5


Female

Dover Adults

There are 1,829 adults, (496 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female

1,264

50.20%

Male

1,254

49.80%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dover Household Types

96.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dover Households and Families

3.32

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Dover Households by Type

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Dover Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

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$139,792

Average Earnings

$185,030

Average Male

$88,977

Average Female

Dover Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dover Language by Age

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Dover Language

84.66% of Dover residents speak only English, while 15.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.61% of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

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0.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

0.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is White, with 0.49% 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 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Dover Poverty

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Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Dover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dover Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

79.7%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dover Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Dover Marital Status by Race

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Dover Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dover Veterans by War

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Dover Veterans by Age

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Dover Veterans by Race

Dover Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dover Employment by Age

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Dover Employment by Race

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Dover Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.37%

Born in Dover

87.93%

Native Born

12.07%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

10.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.93% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 60.37% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dover Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Dover Population by Year