Dover, Illinois

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Dover, Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Townships Dover, Berlin
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Coordinates 41°26′7″N 89°23′45″W / 41.43528°N 89.39583°W / 41.43528; -89.39583Coordinates: 41°26′7″N 89°23′45″W / 41.43528°N 89.39583°W / 41.43528; -89.39583
Area 0.26 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.26 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 168 (2010)
Density 646.2 / sq mi (249 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61323
Area code 815 & 779
FIPS code 17-20526
GNIS ID 2398743
Location of Dover within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Dover, Illinois

Dover is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 168 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Dover is located at 41°26′7″N 89°23′45″W / 41.43528°N 89.39583°W / 41.43528; -89.39583 (41.435327, -89.395830).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.[3]


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 172 people, 62 households, and 53 families residing in the village. The population density was 641.6 people per square mile (246.0/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 253.7 per square mile (97.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.42% White, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 62 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.5% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 112.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,070. About 8.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 29.4% of those sixty five or over.