Dover, OH
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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 (15.19%), office and administrative support (12.44%), and management occupations (8.83%).

Overall, Dover’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The population of Dover overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Dover, 21.77% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dover in 2010 was $24,382, 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 $97,528 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.