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Encyclopedia > Dover, Oklahoma

Dover is a town located in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 367.


Geography

Location of Dover, Oklahoma

Dover is located at 35°58'54" North, 97°54'40" West (35.981598, -97.911047)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 km˛ (0.3 mi˛). 0.8 km˛ (0.3 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 367 people, 138 households, and 98 families residing in the town. The population density is 457.1/km˛ (1,187.5/mi˛). There are 151 housing units at an average density of 188.1/km˛ (488.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 84.74% White, 2.18% African American, 1.91% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 6.54% from other races, and 4.63% from two or more races. 14.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 138 households out of which 42.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.22.


In the town the population is spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.6 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $34,219, and the median income for a family is $36,563. Males have a median income of $24,583 versus $18,636 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,287. 15.1% of the population and 11.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.8% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=35.981598&longitude=-97.911047&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=35.981598&lon=-97.911047&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-97.911047&lat=35.981598&w=750&h=500)

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