Dover, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Dover had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 41.434 and longitude -89.3959 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dover (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Dover (GNIS ID: 2398743) 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.

The Village of Dover is located within Township of Dover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bureau 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, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 628
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $102,500
Average Home Value $132,843


Median Household Income $55,546
Average Household Income $71,019
Per Capita Income $26,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.12%
Households -0.26% -0.32%
Families -1.35% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 1248 9th
Population Density1 # 999 27th
Diversity Index2 # 609 56th
Median Household Income # 552 60th
Per Capita Income # 581 58th

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