Dover, FL


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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.

When you are in Dover, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 59.57% of Dover’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 maintenance occupations (15.53%), farm management occupations (15.53%), and office and administrative support (4.35%).

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.

The population of Dover has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.51% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dover in 2010 was $13,095, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,380 for a family of four. Dover also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 45.99% 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 70.58% 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, English, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Dover's cultural character, accounting for 44.14% of the town’s population.

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

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