|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dover is 18,427. Dover, New Jersey is the 2,008th largest city in the US.
Dover is located entirely in Morris County.
The peak population of Dover was in 2020, when its population was 18,431. In 2020, Dover was the 1,992nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,008th largest city in the US. Dover is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Dover has grown 1.4% since the 2000. Dover, New Jersey's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Dover has a population density of 6,764.9 people per square mile.
|2003||St. Marys, Georgia||18,521||24.3%|
|2004||Winthrop Town, Massachusetts||18,505|
|2005||Arroyo Grande, California||18,456||15.7%|
|2007||Albert Lea, Minnesota||18,428||0.0%|
|2008||Dover, New Jersey||18,427||1.4%|
|2009||Mebane, North Carolina||18,408||140.9%|
|2010||Ocean Springs, Mississippi||18,387||6.5%|
|2013||North Aurora, Illinois||18,350||67.4%|
The total voting age population of Dover, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,331. The voting age population is 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.1% of the residents of Dover are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dover are 60.6% White, 25.2% Other, 9.0% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 1.9% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 68.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dover, 9.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Dover.
Among those aged 16 and older, 74.3% of Dover residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.9% of Dover residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dover residents aged 5 and older, 68.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 66.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dover is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dover, 8.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dover is $71,903.
In Dover, 45.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.1% of housing units in Dover.
Of all the housing units in Dover, 38.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Dover, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dover is $1,461.
In Dover, 86.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.