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Dover, FL
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Dover profile

Living in Dover

Dover is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,266 people and three associated neighborhoods, Dover is the 327th largest community in Florida.

Another important characteristic of Dover is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Dover, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.03 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Dover does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Dover have a very low rate of college education: just 6.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Dover in 2018 was $20,779, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,116 for a family of four. However, Dover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Dover also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Dover is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Dover, accounting for 61.23% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Dover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dover include German, Italian, English, Irish, and European.

In addition, Dover has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.04%).

The most common language spoken in Dover is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.