Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$118,675$38,069$29,829
Median household income$217,284$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$235,375$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$68,333$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$170,875$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$63,155$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level0.4%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dover is 298% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dover is 293% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dover is 62% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dover is 98% lower than the national average

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      $144,841 $217,284 $434,568
      $47,297 $70,954 $141,908
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Dover median earnings by income bracket

      Dover employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%8.6%
      Manufacturing sector3.3%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services24.1%24.1%
      Wholesale & retail services3.3%3.3%
      Public administration11.9%11.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services15.1%15.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Wellesley, MA28,747$213,684286.3%
      Lexington, MA33,304$185,686235.6%
      Cochituate, MA6,730$175,729217.6%
      Needham, MA31,177$174,707215.8%
      Winchester, MA22,760$173,058212.8%
      Dover, MA2,518$217,284292.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Carthage, NC2,518$41,73124.6%
      New Hope, PA2,518$107,00093.4%
      Enon, OH2,517$66,43820.1%
      Kirbyville, TX2,519$23,73757.1%
      Lake Meade, PA2,516$102,96986.1%
      Dover, MA2,518$217,284292.8%
      Source: The Dover, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).