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The City of Dover had a population of 279 as of July 1, 2016. Dover ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 38.7567 and longitude -83.8884 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dover (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 518 feet.

The City of Dover (GNIS ID: 2403505) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dover is located within Maysville Division of Mason County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Dover, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 279
Population in Households 279
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 647
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $163,415
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,952
Average Household Income $53,041
Per Capita Income $19,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.64% 0.85%
Households 1.61% 0.75%
Families 1.26% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 440 19th
Population Density1 # 342 37th
Diversity Index2 # 421 23rd
Median Household Income # 241 56th
Per Capita Income # 332 39th

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