Dover, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 443. Estimated population in July 2005: 418 (-5.6% change)
Males: 196 (44.2%), Females: 247 (55.8%)

Zip code: 28526

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $25,156 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,400 (year 2000)

Races in Dover:

  • Black (54.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.8%)

Ancestries: English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.8%), United States (4.5%), Subsaharan African (4.3%), Irish (4.1%), French (1.8%).

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dover

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover town

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dover:

  • LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; KINSTON, NC)
  • PITT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • WALTER B JONES ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE (about 29 miles; GREENVILLE, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dover:

  • KINSTON RGNL JETPORT AT STALLINGS FLD (about 14 miles; KINSTON, NC; ID: ISO)
  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 29 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; ID: PGV)
  • ALBERT J ELLIS (about 30 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; ID: OAJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dover:

  • PINK HILL (about 24 miles; PINK HILL, NC; ID: 4W9)
  • FLANAGAN FIELD (about 25 miles; FARMVILLE, NC; ID: N08)
  • FLYING W (about 25 miles; POTTERS HILL, NC; ID: 6N9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover:

  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 16,633)
  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,072)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (about 76 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 8,996)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,550)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 91 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)