Dover, Tennessee Population 2024

1,811

Dover is a city located in Stewart County Tennessee. Dover has a 2024 population of 1,811. It is also the county seat of Stewart County. Dover is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,835 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover is $69,349 with a poverty rate of 13.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dover is 43.5 years, 43.3 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Dover Demographics

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

  • White: 94.66%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
469.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.31% (-24)
The current population of Dover, Tennessee is 1,811 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,835.

Dover, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,87994.66%
Black or African American482.42%
Two or more races472.37%
Asian80.4%
Native American20.1%
Other race10.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dover Population by Race

Dover Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Median Age

43.5

Total

43.3

Male

44.4

Female

Dover Adults

There are 1,589 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Dover.

Dover Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Sex Ratio

Female1,03051.89%
Male95548.11%

Dover Population by Age

Dover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7052.6565.234.8
Non Family3241.1153.446.6
Married3113.9485.214.8
Male414.1726.873.2
Female293.8637.962.1

3.92

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dover Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.23%
9th to 12th Grade16812.32%
High School Graduate61945.38%
Some College21815.98%
Associates Degree392.86%
Bachelors Degree18913.86%
Graduate Degree876.38%

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
White1,3041,094270
2+ Races25256
Black25250
Asian880
Native American200

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24%.

Dover Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,781$41,067$32,368
Less Than 9th Grade$28,526$0$0
High School Graduate$42,135$47,946$23,750
Some College$34,375$58,750$14,469
Bachelors Degree$38,897$37,946$39,563
Graduate Degree$56,875$128,542$56,394

$37,781

Average Earnings

$41,067

Average Male

$32,368

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

99.85% of Dover residents speak only English, while 0.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.15% of the population.

Dover Language

Dover Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,75522312.71%
Black342367.65%
Multiple47612.77%

13.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.97%

Male Poverty Rate

12.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Black, with 67.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is White, with 12.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.26%.

Dover Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.66%
Less Than 9th Grade15.15%
Some College5.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%

Dover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.39%
Male Employed2.82%
Female Employed1.32%
Female Unemployed0%

Dover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,603$69,349
Families$83,750$90,243
Married Families$95,096$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,917$44,125

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dover Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dover Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

123

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War64
Second Gulf War44
Vietnam19
Korea2
World War II0

Dover Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5453
55 to 6425
65 to 7419
18 to 3416
75+10

Dover Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1137.39%
Black520%
2+ Races520%

Dover Veterans by Race

Dover Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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

65.84%

Born in Dover

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 65.84% having been born in Tennessee. 0% 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
20291,781-6-0.34%
20281,787-6-0.33%
20271,793-6-0.33%
20261,799-6-0.33%
20251,805-6-0.33%
20241,811-6-0.33%
20231,817-6-0.33%
20221,823150.83%
20211,808-27-1.47%
20201,83528918.69%
20191,546181.18%
20181,528150.99%
20171,513674.63%
20161,446231.62%
20151,423221.57%
20141,401100.72%
20131,391-16-1.14%
20121,40750.36%
20111,402-12-0.85%
20101,41400%

Dover Population by Year