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.

Dover is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dover is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dover who work in sales jobs (13.77%), office and administrative support (13.57%), and food service (7.19%).

Being a small borough, Dover does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Dover rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.43% of adults 25 and older in Dover 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 in 2010 was $23,773, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,092 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, Polish, and Italian.

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