Dover, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dover, Florida - Basic Facts

The Dover Census Designated Place had a population of 4,047 as of July 1, 2016. Dover ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 27.9868 and longitude -82.2311 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Dover Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Dover Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402412) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dover Census Designated Place is located within Plant City CCD of Hillsborough County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dover, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,047
Population in Households 3,795
Population in Familes 3,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 1,556
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 972
Average Household Size 3.9
Family Households 793
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 (48.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $107,222
Average Home Value $166,329


Median Household Income $29,690
Average Household Income $41,995
Per Capita Income $12,540
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.69%
Households 1.29% 1.65%
Families 1.2% 1.56%
Median Household Income   -0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 504 45th
Population Density1 # 463 50th
Diversity Index2 # 103 89th
Median Household Income # 856 7th
Per Capita Income # 894 3rd

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