Dover, PA

Dover profile

Living in Dover

Dover is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,988 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dover is the 600th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs 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 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 (10.31%), office and administrative support (10.07%), and management occupations (8.35%).

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

The education level of Dover citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.30% of adults 25 and older in Dover have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dover in 2018 was $29,923, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,692 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, Italian, Irish, English, and Scottish.

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