Dover Plains, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Dover Plains, New York - Basic Facts

The Dover Plains Census Designated Place had a population of 1,270 as of July 1, 2018. Dover Plains ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover Plains is located at latitude 41.7393 and longitude -73.573 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Dover Plains Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Dover Plains Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389415) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Dover Plains Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dover Plains: Pawlingstown.

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Dover Plains, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,270
Population in Households 1,261
Population in Familes 919
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,877
Diversity Index3 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,467
Average Household Income $70,009
Per Capita Income $29,858

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $278,409
Average Home Value $336,120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 541
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.49% -0.29%
Households -0.55% -0.33%
Families -0.58% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Dover Plains, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover Plains to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 756 37th
Population Density # 436 64th
Diversity Index # 168 86th
Median Household Income # 689 42nd
Per Capita Income # 702 41st

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