Dover is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,973 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dover is the 302nd largest community in Florida.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dover is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 57.79% of the Dover workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dover is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover who work in farm management occupations (15.40%), maintenance occupations (10.13%), and management occupations (7.76%).
In addition, many people in Dover have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Dover ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.24% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Dover in 2010 was $10,996, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $43,984 for a family of four. Dover also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 55.66% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dover is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dover residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Dover also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 72.25% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dover include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.
In addition, Dover has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (36.76%).
The most common language spoken in Dover is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.