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Dover, Missouri
Village
Location of Dover, Missouri
Location of Dover, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lafayette
Area
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 103
 • Estimate (2012) 102
 • Density 542.1/sq mi (209.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64022
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-19918
GNIS feature ID 0717020

Dover is a village in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 103 at the 2010 census.

History

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.

Geography

Dover is located at 39°11′34″N 93°41′22″W / 39.19278°N 93.68944°W / 39.19278; -93.68944 (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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 320
1880 321 0.3%
1900 242
1910 214 −11.6%
1920 229 7.0%
1930 252 10.0%
1940 233 −7.5%
1950 173 −25.8%
1960 172 −0.6%
1970 133 −22.7%
1980 126 −5.3%
1990 115 −8.7%
2000 108 −6.1%
2010 103 −4.6%
Est. 2015 101 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 103 people, 46 households, and 32 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 108 people, 48 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 562.4 people per square mile (219.5/km²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 333.3 per square mile (130.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.67% White, 0.93% African American, 0.93% Asian, 4.63% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.63% of the population.

There were 48 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $50,313. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $40,768. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Notable natives


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