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Dover is a town in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.

The latitude of Dover is 41.677N. The longitude is -73.569W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,565.


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$50,361
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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12% of Dover residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dover ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dover was $21,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Dover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $561.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,446.


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Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dover political report.

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The average commute time for Dover workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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