Dover, North Carolina Population 2024

356

Dover is a city located in Craven County North Carolina. Dover has a 2024 population of 356. Dover is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 349 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover is $52,779 with a poverty rate of 26.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dover is 55.2 years, 42 years for males, and 57.4 years for females.

Dover Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.63%
  • White: 29.93%
  • Two or more races: 5.44%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
371.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.01% (7)
The current population of Dover, North Carolina is 356 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 349.

Dover, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American28564.63%
White13229.93%
Two or more races245.44%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Median Age

55.2

Total

42

Male

57.4

Female

Dover Adults

There are 360 adults, (110 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female22551.02%
Male21648.98%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1852.3866.533.5
Non Family651.0876.923.1
Married592.8688.111.9
Female503.342674
Male113.1872.727.3
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

66.5%

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 white people with a rate of 14.55%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,917

Average Earnings

$33,393

Average Male

$32,250

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

100% of Dover residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2859633.68%
White1312116.03%
Hispanic11100%
Multiple2414.17%
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26.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.74%

Male Poverty Rate

37.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is Multiple, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.27%.

Dover Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.22%
Some College17.02%
High School15.75%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed11.36%
Male Employed3.81%
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

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dover Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

40

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

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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

77.55%

Born in Dover

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 77.55% having been born in North Carolina. 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
202937130.82%
202836830.82%
202736530.83%
202636230.84%
202535930.84%
202435630.85%
202335330.86%
202235030.86%
2021347-2-0.57%
2020349-38-9.82%
2019387-2-0.51%
201838910.26%
2017388-4-1.02%
2016392-3-0.76%
2015395-2-0.5%
2014397-4-1%
2013401-3-0.74%
2012404
201140420.5%
2010402
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Dover Population by Year