Dover, Ohio Population 2024

12,804

Dover is a city located in Tuscarawas County Ohio. Dover has a 2024 population of 12,804. Dover is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,190 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover is $83,715 with a poverty rate of 12.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dover is 38.8 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Dover Demographics

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

  • White: 94.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Other race: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,209.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-386)
The current population of Dover, Ohio is 12,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,190.

Dover, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,42294.69%
Two or more races4133.15%
Other race1711.3%
Black or African American1070.82%
Asian50.04%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Median Age

38.8

Total

37.2

Male

40.7

Female

Dover Adults

There are 9,902 adults, (2,827 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female7,05253.76%
Male6,06646.24%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2132.4560.339.7
Married2,3193.377822
Non Family2,1481.1741.958.1
Female5723.4454.245.8
Male1742.8872.427.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dover Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4365.02%
Associates Degree6377.34%
Bachelors Degree1,78920.6%
Graduate Degree7808.98%
High School Graduate3,14936.26%
Less Than 9th Grade3043.5%
Some College1,58918.3%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,1457,6392,555
Hispanic33410013
2+ Races1631631
Other Race127690
Black55550
Asian550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.37%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,917$64,972$56,130
Graduate Degree$76,627$84,028$73,611
High School Graduate$38,520$47,803$21,174
Less Than 9th Grade$28,891$29,032$0
Overall$43,845$52,393$35,792
Some College$36,393$52,578$24,587

$43,845

Average Earnings

$52,393

Average Male

$35,792

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

93.71% of Dover residents speak only English, while 6.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.64% of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,5201,0138.79%
Hispanic78354669.73%
Multiple406256.16%

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.01%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Hispanic, with 69.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is Multiple, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.84%.

Dover Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.2%
High School12.42%
Some College3.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.23%
Male Unemployed51.61%
Male Employed7.98%
Female Employed2.01%

Dover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$82,788$104,835
Households$62,558$83,715
Married Families$93,096$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,539$51,125

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dover Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

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

608

Number of Veterans

608

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam271
Korea126
First Gulf War95
Second Gulf War32
World War II16

Dover Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+235
65 to 74230
35 to 5488
55 to 6455
18 to 340

Dover Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6076.39%
2+ Races10.5%

Dover Veterans by Race

Dover Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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

82.49%

Born in Dover

96.1%

Native Born

3.9%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.1% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 82.49% having been born in Ohio. 1.84% 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
202912,321-97-0.78%
202812,418-96-0.77%
202712,514-97-0.77%
202612,611-96-0.76%
202512,707-97-0.76%
202412,804-96-0.74%
202312,900-97-0.75%
202212,997-105-0.8%
202113,102-88-0.67%
202013,1904673.67%
201912,723-19-0.15%
201812,742-39-0.31%
201712,781-44-0.34%
201612,825-39-0.3%
201512,864-7-0.05%
201412,87140.03%
201312,867210.16%
201212,846-15-0.12%
201112,861-5-0.04%
201012,8666565.37%
200012,2108817.78%
199011,329-453-3.84%
198011,7822662.31%
197011,5162161.91%
196011,3006,388130.05%
19504,9121,71253.5%
19403,20000%
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Dover Population by Year