Dover Plains, NY

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Dover Plains Profile


Overview

Dover Plains is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,300 people and just one neighborhood, Dover Plains is the 677th largest community in New York.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Dover Plains isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dover Plains are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dover Plains is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover Plains who work in office and administrative support (16.77%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.43%), and maintenance occupations (8.59%).

Also of interest is that Dover Plains has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Dover Plains, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.44 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Despite the fact that it is a small town, Dover Plains has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the train - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.

Dover Plains Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Dover Plains rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.89% of adults 25 and older in Dover Plains have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Dover Plains in 2018 was $30,645, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,580 for a family of four. However, Dover Plains contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Dover Plains also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Dover Plains is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dover Plains home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dover Plains residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dover Plains also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dover Plains include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Swedish.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Dover Plains, NY HOMES

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SIZE OF Dover Plains, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 279

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Dover Plains VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Dover Elementary School
9 School St
Dover Plains, NY 12522
03-05
Dover High School
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
09-12
Dover Middle School
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
06-08
Eugene Brooks Middle School
194 Haight Rd
Amenia, NY 12501
04-08
Webutuck Elementary School
175 Haight Rd
Amenia, NY 12501
PK-03
Webutuck High School
194 Haight Rd
Amenia, NY 12501
09-12
Wingdale Elementary School
6413 Rt 55
Wingdale, NY 12594
KG-02
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

DOVER UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.8% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.5% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 3.6%

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