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People

Total Population 919
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 463
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 33.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $0
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 57%
Median Gross Rent $885
Median House Value $0

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 28.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dover Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12522
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.741
Longitude -73.576

Dover Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MILLBROOK
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hopewell Junction 362 $108,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Dover Plains High Schools

DOVER HS
2368 RT 22
845-832-4520
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 588 students.

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