Dover Plains, New York Population 2024

1,257

Dover Plains is a city located in Dutchess County New York. Dover Plains has a 2024 population of 1,257. Dover Plains is currently growing at a rate of 4.32% annually and its population has increased by 19.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,051 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover Plains is $81,395 with a poverty rate of 26%. The median age in Dover Plains is 51.8 years: 53.2 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Dover Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 89.86%
  • Two or more races: 8.67%
  • Black or African American: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,837.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19.6% (206)
The current population of Dover Plains, New York is 1,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,051.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,03789.86%
Two or more races1008.67%
Black or African American171.47%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dover Plains Population by Race

Dover Plains Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Plains Median Age

51.8

Total

53.2

Male

51.6

Female

Dover Plains Adults

There are 1,003 adults, (252 of whom are seniors) in Dover Plains.

Dover Plains Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Plains Sex Ratio

Female62454.07%
Male53045.93%

Dover Plains Population by Age

Dover Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4662.352.647.4
Married2202.5751.848.2
Non Family1921.363.536.5
Female544.816.783.3
Male0000

2.84

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dover Plains Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade10310.27%
Associates Degree292.89%
Bachelors Degree18118.05%
Graduate Degree666.58%
High School Graduate38938.78%
Less Than 9th Grade929.17%
Some College14314.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dover Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dover Plains Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White820664236
Hispanic16614411
Black1700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 86.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.78%.

Dover Plains Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$38,357
Graduate Degree$88,785$0$0
High School Graduate$34,063$32,500$37,273
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,301$38,233$48,250
Some College$56,767$0$61,053

$39,301

Average Earnings

$38,233

Average Male

$48,250

Average Female

Dover Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dover Plains Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dover Plains Language

78.58% of Dover Plains residents speak only English, while 21.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.07% of the population.

Dover Plains Language

Dover Plains Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White82018322.32%
Multiple100100100%
Black1717100%

26%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.47%

Male Poverty Rate

26.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover Plains

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover Plains is White, with 22.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.36%.

Dover Plains Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.05%
High School19.02%
Bachelors or Greater17.81%
Some College0%

Dover Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed11.95%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Dover Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Plains Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,214$84,600
Households$58,750$81,395
Married Families$89,091$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,273$69,336

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dover Plains Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dover Plains Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dover Plains 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 35-44.

Dover Plains Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Plains Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Dover Plains Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+23
65 to 7412
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Dover Plains Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White353.55%
Hispanic116.63%

Dover Plains Veterans by Race

Dover Plains Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Plains Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dover Plains Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Plains Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Plains 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

53.29%

Born in Dover Plains

75.82%

Native Born

24.18%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

21.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.82% of Dover Plains residents were born in the United States, with 53.29% having been born in New York. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dover Plains Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,257524.32%
20231,205514.42%
20221,154-135-10.47%
20211,28923822.65%
20201,051-45-4.11%
20191,096807.87%
20181,016-41-3.88%
20171,057302.92%
20161,02710811.75%
2015919-271-22.77%
20141,190-92-7.18%
20131,282-115-8.23%
20121,397-39-2.72%
20111,4361138.54%
20101,32300%

Dover Plains Population by Year