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People

Total Population 1,878
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,002
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $33,223
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,324
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,284

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,321
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $782
Median House Value $145,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0.4%
English 6%
Irish 12.8%

Dover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17315
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.001
Longitude -76.85

Dover 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 YORK 3 SSW PUMP STN
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station HANOVER
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dover, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bigmount (17315)

Davidsburg (17315)

Mount Royal (17315)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
East Berlin 1,380 $66,797
Manchester 2,759 $52,596
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Dover High Schools

DOVER AREA HS
717-292-3671
Serves 1,079 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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