Dover is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 12,899 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dover is the 142nd largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dover is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 sales jobs (14.45%), office and administrative support (12.29%), and healthcare (8.23%).
The overall crime rate in Dover is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The percentage of adults in Dover who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.28% of the adults in Dover have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dover in 2010 was $24,657, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,628 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Dover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.