Dover, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,442. Estimated population in 2021: 1,495 (+3.7% change)
Males: 657 (45.6%), Females: 785 (54.4%)

Zip code: 37058

Median resident age: 45.8 years
Median household income: $33,839
Median house value: $79,700

Races in Dover:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.5%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (20.8%), German (10.3%), Irish (9.6%), English (7.6%), Dutch (2.8%), French (2.1%).

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dover

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover city

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+4.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dover:

  • TRINITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; ERIN, TN)
  • TRIGG COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; CADIZ, KY)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; WAVERLY, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dover:

  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 29 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 75 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 86 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dover:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 13 miles; MC KINNON, TN; Abbreviation: M93)
  • LAKE BARKLEY STATE PARK (about 24 miles; CADIZ, KY; Abbreviation: 1M9)
  • HUMPHREYS COUNTY (about 28 miles; WAVERLY, TN; Abbreviation: 0M5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 64 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 73 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)

Schools

Public high school in Dover:

  • STEWART COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: P O BOX 422; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Dover:

  • ELIJAH GOSPEL MISSION SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 834 UPPER STANDING ROCK ROAD; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Dover:

  • DOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: P O BOX 130; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Dover:

  • STEWART COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,592; Location: 102 NATCOR DRIVE; 18,810 books; 309 audio materials; 745 video materials; 22 serial subscriptions)

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