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Dover is a city in Olmsted County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named for Dover, NH
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Dover. For links to other places called Dover, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dover is 43.973N. The longitude is -92.138W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,155 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 531.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Olmsted County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55929 ZIP code.
42% of Dover residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dover ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dover was $15,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Dover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.
Olmsted County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dover political report.
The average commute time for Dover workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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