Dover, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Dover, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Dover had a population of 822 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 43.9698 and longitude -92.134 in Olmsted County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dover (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Olmsted County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Dover (GNIS ID: 2394555) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dover: City of Dover, Dover Center.

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Dover, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 822
Population in Households 822
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 821
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $77,363
Average Household Income $89,967
Per Capita Income $32,151


Total Housing Units 314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $294,636


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.37% 1.42%
Households 1.33% 1.4%
Families 1.6% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Dover, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 397 56th
Population Density # 355 61st
Diversity Index # 459 50th
Median Household Income # 116 87th
Per Capita Income # 291 68th

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