Dover, Illinois

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Dover, Illinois
Village
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.

History[edit]

Dover was platted in 1833, and named after Dover, New Hampshire, the native home of a first settler.[2] A post office has been in operation at Dover since 1839.[3]

Geography[edit]

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).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Dover has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 103
1860 362 251.5%
1870 304 −16.0%
1880 239 −21.4%
1890 220 −7.9%
1900 247 12.3%
1910 181 −26.7%
1920 165 −8.8%
1930 155 −6.1%
1940 155 0.0%
1950 191 23.2%
1960 171 −10.5%
1970 176 2.9%
1980 213 21.0%
1990 163 −23.5%
2000 172 5.5%
2010 168 −2.3%
Est. 2015 162 [6] −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Dover village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Bureau County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.