Dover employment information

IndexDoverNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$22,011$36,359$28,555
Median household income$60,878$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,917$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,982$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$27,365$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$20,322$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.1%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dover is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dover is 14% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dover is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dover is 42% lower than the national average.

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Dover median earnings by income bracket

Dover employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector17.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%17.5%
Public administration1.8%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%2.2%
Education, health & social services7.1%19.9%

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Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,580$150,795182%
Mountainside, NJ6,765$146,389174%
Dover, NJ18,298$60,87814%

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Rutherford, NJ18,297$82,38554%
Jenks, OK18,312$84,75858%
Howard, WI18,313$57,5998%
Cudahy, WI18,321$46,65713%
Brigham City, UT18,264$51,8563%
Dover, NJ18,298$60,87814%
Source: The Dover, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.