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 1,317 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.7412 and longitude -73.5765 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Dover Plains Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dover Plains, NY Housing Affordability Index is 213
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Dover Plains, NY Wealth Index is 65
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,317
Population in Households 1,308
Population in Familes 944
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density 1,947
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,571
Average Household Income $64,643
Per Capita Income $27,566
Wealth Index3 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $113,462
Housing Affordability Index2 213
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 317
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.05% -0.26%
Households -0.02% -0.25%
Families -0.07% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Dover Plains, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover Plains to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 748 37th
Population Density # 423 65th
Diversity Index # 166 86th
Median Household Income # 939 22nd
Per Capita Income # 804 33rd

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