Dover, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Dover, Florida - Basic Facts

The Dover Census Designated Place had a population of 4,190 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Dover, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,190
Population in Households 3,926
Population in Familes 3,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density2 1,611
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $32,230
Average Household Income $47,242
Per Capita Income $13,814


Total Housing Units 1,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 546 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $135,473
Average Home Value $196,514


Total Households 1,005
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 818
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.51% 1.6%
Households 1.39% 1.54%
Families 1.29% 1.52%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

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, 2018 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 # 507 45th
Population Density # 465 50th
Diversity Index # 114 88th
Median Household Income # 851 8th
Per Capita Income # 882 4th

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