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Dover Plains is in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The latitude of Dover Plains is 41.741N. The longitude is -73.576W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,996.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dutchess County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12522 ZIP code.
12% of Dover Plains residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dover Plains ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dover Plains was $20,676, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Dover Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dover Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,181.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dover Plains political report.
The average commute time for Dover Plains workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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