Dover, OH

Dover profile

Living in Dover

Dover is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 12,723 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dover is the 142nd largest community in Ohio.

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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover who work in office and administrative support (14.71%), sales jobs (9.14%), and food service (8.37%).

The citizens of Dover are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.28% of adults in Dover having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dover in 2018 was $28,366, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,464 for a family of four. However, Dover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dover include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.

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