Dover is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 607 people and just one neighborhood, Dover is the 101st largest community in Idaho. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Dover, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Dover, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Dover’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Dover does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,719.
Real Estate Prices
Dover real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Dover house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Dover isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dover are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dover is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover who work in sales jobs (12.26%), management occupations (10.58%) and legal occupations (6.96%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.66% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Dover is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Dover really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Dover perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Dover does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.