Dover, New Hampshire

Population 30,139

Dover is located in Strafford County, NH. The population is 30,139, making Dover the largest city in Strafford County and the 4th largest city in the state of New Hampshire.

There are 7 public schools in Dover with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Dover is low , and there are 37 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dover is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dover property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dover include Madbury, Rollinsford and Somersworth.

Dover Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.6%

Crime Rate

53.35% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 44
  • Violent Crimes: 78
  • Robbery: 19
  • Burglary: 119
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 923

Registered Offenders

9.33% Lower than national avg.
  • 37 offenders in Dover
  • 12.28 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

135 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 9
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 124


Low 1.9%
  • New Hampshire unemployment average: 2.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Dover, NH and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Dover's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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37 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Dover, NH

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107 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dover, NH issued 107 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 107 permits, 69 were issued for single family homes and 38 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dover, NH issued 130 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 130 permits, 90 were issued for single family homes and 40 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $977
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,092
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,399
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,871
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,295

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Environmental Hazards

135 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    Dover, NH has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Dover, NH is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.44 Average
    Dover, NH is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.6°
  • February 28.2°
  • March 36.87°
  • April 46.98°
  • May 56.78°
  • June 63.74°
  • July 71.77°
  • August 69.03°
  • September 61.9°
  • October 50.77°
  • November 41.1°
  • December 30.55°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dover, NH

Dover, NH has a low risk of earthquakes.
Dover, NH has no risk of hurricanes.
Dover, NH has a high risk of hail storms.
Dover, NH has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dover, NH: $63,096


Unemployment in Dover is 1.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.82%
White Collar - 67.18%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Maggie Hassan
  • Sen. Kelly Ayotte
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

City Representatives

  • Frank Guinta

Neighborhood Info

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