Dover (CDP), Massachusetts

Dover is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Dover in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,265 at the 2010 census.[1]

Dover, Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°14′28″N 71°16′35″W / 42.24111°N 71.27639°WCoordinates: 42°14′28″N 71°16′35″W / 42.24111°N 71.27639°W
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyNorfolk
Area
 • Total4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Land4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
174 ft (53 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,265
 • Density510/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
02030
Area code(s)508
FIPS code25-17370
GNIS feature ID0611917

Geography

Dover is located at 42°14′27″N 71°16′35″W / 42.24083°N 71.27639°W (42.241021, -71.276515).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.3 km² (4.4 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,216 people, 745 households, and 625 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 195.8/km² (507.4/mi²). There were 760 housing units at an average density of 67.1/km² (174.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.39% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 2.98% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population.

There were 745 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $143,312, and the median income for a family was $153,789. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $62,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $64,922. About 2.2% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Dover CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
Dover, Massachusetts

Dover is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 6,279 in 2016, with 2,008 households and 4,296 registered voters.

Located about 15 miles (24 km) southwest of downtown Boston, Dover is a residential town nestled on the south banks of the Charles River. Almost all of the residential zoning requires 1-acre (4,000 m2) or larger. As recently as the early 1960s, 75% of its annual town budget was allocated to snow removal, as only a mile and a half of the town's roads are state highway.

Dover is bordered by: Natick, Wellesley and Needham to the North, Westwood to the East, Walpole and Medfield to the South, Sherborn to the West.

For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Dover, please see the article Dover (CDP), Massachusetts.

Dover is also home to the Dover Demon, a creature reportedly sighted on April 21 and April 22, 1977.

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