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Location of Dover, Missouri
|• Total||0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)|
|• Land||0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||820 ft (250 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||507.46/sq mi (196.06/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0717020|
Dover is a village in Lafayette County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 103 at the 2010 census.
Dover was platted in 1839. The community took its name from a nearby church of the same name. A post office called Dover has been in operation since 1835.
The James M. Dinwiddie House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Dover is located at 39°11′34″N 93°41′22″W / 39.19278°N 93.68944°W (39.192807, -93.689487).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 103 people, 46 households, and 32 families living in the village. The population density was 542.1 inhabitants per square mile (209.3/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 305.3 per square mile (117.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 90.3% White, 4.9% African American, 1.0% Asian, and 3.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.
There were 46 households, of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.69.
The median age in the village was 46.8 years. 16.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.
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