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Dover is a township in Bureau County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dover. For links to other places called Dover, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dover is 41.449N. The longitude is -89.455W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 585.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bureau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61323 ZIP code.
34% of Dover residents report German ancestry, and 23% 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 $21,325, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% 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 $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Bureau 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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