Dover, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Dover had a population of 162 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Dover, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 162
Daytime Population: Workers 113
Daytime Population: Residents 68
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 613
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $53,840
Average Household Income $68,975
Per Capita Income $27,063


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $135,000


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.5% -0.75%
Households -0.44% -0.66%
Families -1.47% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   3.85%

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, 2017 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 # 1251 9th
Population Density # 1004 27th
Diversity Index # 553 60th
Median Household Income # 662 52nd
Per Capita Income # 655 52nd

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