Dover demographics profile

StatisticDoverNew HampshireNational
Population density (sq mi)1,15014191
Median age36.442.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%40%43%
Speak English92%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Dover, NH has a population of 30,750 and is the 1,382nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,150 per sq mi which is 714% higher than the New Hampshire average and 1170% higher than the national average. The median age in Dover is 36 which is approximately 14% lower than the New Hampshire average of 42. In Dover, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 43% of Dover residents were born in New Hampshire, 48% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dover is 714% higher than New Hampshire.
  • The median age in Dover is 14% lower than New Hampshire.
  • In Dover 90.95% of the population is White.
  • In Dover 1.33% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dover 4.41% of the population is Asian.

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Dover population breakdown by race

RaceDoverNew HampshireNational
Black or African American1.33%1.32%12.63%
American Indian0.14%0.16%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.99%1.88%3.06%
Other race0.18%0.54%4.75%
In Dover, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dover, NH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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