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Dover is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Dover is 42.245N. The longitude is -71.283W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,558.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norfolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02090 ZIP code.
10% of Dover residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $64,899, compared with $21,587 nationally.
78% of Dover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Dover include Elm Bank ... View historic districts
Median rent in Dover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,066. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,733.
Libraries in Dover include Dover Town Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dover include Dover-Sherborn Press
The average commute time for Dover workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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