Dover, PA
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Dover is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,991 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dover is the 600th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, 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 borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover who work in sales jobs (17.43%), office and administrative support (12.30%), and teaching (6.43%).

As is often the case in a small borough, Dover doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Dover with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.48% of adults in Dover have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dover in 2010 was $24,239, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,956 for a family of four. However, Dover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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, Italian, English, and Polish.

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