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Dover, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Dover had a population of 104 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dover is located at latitude 39.1941 and longitude -93.6895 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dover (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Town of Dover (GNIS ID: 2396688) 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 Town of Dover is located within Township of Dover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette 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, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 104
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 42
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 99
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 518
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $51,237
Average Household Income $62,071
Per Capita Income $23,626


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $142,857
Average Home Value $166,667


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.13% 0.19%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Dover, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 881 15th
Population Density # 702 32nd
Diversity Index # 298 71st
Median Household Income # 321 69th
Per Capita Income # 428 59th

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