Dover, Tennessee Population 2021

1,576
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Dover is a city located in Stewart County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Stewart County. With a 2020 population of 1,576, it is the 195th largest city in Tennessee and the 8527th largest city in the United States . Dover is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 11.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,417 in 2010. Dover reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Dover has a population density of 412 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dover is $55,461 with a poverty rate of 15.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $154,700. The median age in Dover is 36 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Dover Demographics

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

  • White: 94.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dover, Tennessee is 1,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,546.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,417.

Dover, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95794.50%
Two or More Races864.15%
Black or African American160.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.24%
Asian40.19%
Some Other Race30.14%
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Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid $2021

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Dover Median Age

36


Total

36.5


Male

35.8


Female

Dover Adults

There are 1,412 adults, (424 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

109.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female

1,203

58.09%

Male

868

41.91%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female2.2%97.8%
Male43.8%56.3%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
All51.9%48.1%
Married76.7%23.3%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dover Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6972.7951.9
Non Family3161.0444.9
Married2754.3176.7
Female904.262.2
Male163.0643.8

4.16

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Dover Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade614.67%
9th to 12th Grade846.43%
High School Graduate53841.16%
Some College27821.27%
Associates Degree624.74%
Bachelors Degree16612.70%
Graduate Degree1189.03%
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Dover Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2661,137279
Black1655
2+ Races1111
Native American5
Hispanic55
Asian44

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 black people with a rate of 31.25%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,324$44,853$24,773
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,800$52,976$18,667
Some College$30,476$41,458$28,714
Bachelors Degree$37,067$42,961$36,167
Graduate Degree$64,550$64,350$71,000

$31,324

Average Earnings

$44,853

Average Male

$24,773

Average Female

Dover Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dover Language by Age

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Dover Language

99.58% of Dover residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,82222712.46%
Multiple867283.72%
Black161168.75%

15.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Multiple, with 83.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.98%.

Dover Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School26.61%
Some College2.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.68%
Female Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed5.80%
Male Employed4.38%

Dover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,704$55,461
Families$68,750$74,059
Married Families$74,042-
Non Families$26,875$31,872
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Income by Household Type

Dover Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

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 35-44.

Dover Marital Status by Race

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Dover Marital Status

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98

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War31
Vietnam24
Korea7
World War II6

Dover Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+27
55 to 6427
35 to 5424
18 to 3412
65 to 748

Dover Veterans by Age

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Dover Veterans by Race

Dover Veterans by Education

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10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

9%

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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66.20%

Born in Dover

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 66.20% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,576150.96%
20201,561150.97%
20191,546150.98%
20181,531181.19%
20171,513684.71%
20161,445231.62%
20151,422231.64%
20141,39990.65%
20131,390-17-1.21%
20121,40760.43%
20111,401-13-0.92%
20101,4140.00%

Dover Population by Year