Living In Dover

Life in Dover can be very rewarding. For those who appreciate an active, outdoor, four-seasons lifestyle but also crave fine restaurants and night life, Dover may be community for them.  

Dover is situated in the center of southern Vermont, along the spine of the Green Mountains. There is a major ski area, Mount Snow, on its western flank. In the middle is scenic high country that offers lovely housing developments and accessible recreation opportunities.  On the east side of town is rolling farmland and open space ringed by mountains. 

West Dover is the commercial hub of the community. The North Branch of the Deerfield River cuts through the town,  the valley, creating a wide valley that offers a variety of existing businesses, and opportunities for new, along the Route 100 central artery. A variety of restaurants, Inns,  B&Bs, and a variety of professional services, creates a wonderful classic New England town atmosphere.

Dover is also very family friendly.  Dover School is consistently ranked high in Vermont educational standards.  It also offers low student to teacher ratios and a variety of extracurricular activities. Dover families also have a variety of options for secondary education.

 
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dover, Vermont
 
Country
United States
 - Total
35.3 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 - Land
35.3 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 - Water
0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,978 ft (603 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total
1,410
 Density
39.9/sq mi (15.4/km2)
 - Summer (DST)
EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s)
50-17875
GNIS feature ID
1462083
 
Dover is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,410 at the 2000 census.
 
Geography
 
The town has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.4 km2), all of it land. The Rock River and the North Branch of the Deerfield River have their sources in the town.
 
Demographics
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,410 people, 611 households, and 372 families residing in the town. The population density was 39.9 people per square mile (15.4/km2). There were 2,749 housing units at an average density of 77.9/sq mi (30.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.66% White, 0.07% African American, 1.06% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.
 
There were 611 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.86.
 
In the town the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.
 
The median income for a household in the town was $43,824, and the median income for a family was $49,688.

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