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People

Total Population 1,992
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,049
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,185
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $791
Median House Value $144,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
US/American 0.5%
English 6%
Irish 10.1%

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

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Berlin 1,418 $70,938
Manchester 2,753 $51,875

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

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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