Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexDoverNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$43,061$35,264$29,829
Median household income$74,833$68,485$55,322
Median income owner occupied$98,282$83,641$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,310$40,305$35,192
Median earnings male$50,395$42,158$36,919
Median earnings female$35,757$29,994$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%8.5%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dover is 44% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dover is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dover is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dover is 44% lower than the national average

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      $49,883 $74,833 $149,666
      $45,652 $68,485 $136,970
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Dover median earnings by income bracket

      Dover employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.3%6.3%
      Manufacturing sector17.8%17.8%
      Financial & insurance services10.3%10.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%12.3%
      Public administration5.6%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services10.5%10.5%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Newfields, NH254$158,750187.0%
      Kittery Point, ME1,034$106,63592.8%
      Cape Neddick, ME2,563$87,57858.3%
      Portsmouth, NH21,418$78,71242.3%
      York Harbor, ME3,484$75,64736.7%
      Dover, NH31,922$74,83335.3%

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      Los Gatos, CA31,943$156,270182.5%
      Wheat Ridge, CO31,889$63,33314.5%
      Kaysville, UT31,957$103,73087.5%
      Spring Valley, CA31,866$80,16144.9%
      Des Moines, WA31,983$70,26827.0%
      Dover, NH31,922$74,83335.3%
      Source: The Dover, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).