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Living In Dover, NJ

The small city of Dover, New Jersey is home to slightly more than 18,000 people. At an average age of just under 37, the city's population is younger than most cities in New Jersey. Renters hold a slight majority over homeowners in Dover by a slim 54%-46% margin. At $1,308/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.

With an average commute time of about 26 minutes, outperforming most cities in New Jersey, Dover residents are well aware that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 49% of workers, while public transportation is used by just 3% of the population. Few commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

If you're looking for a number of career options, Dover has plenty. The five most common industries are retail, manufacturing, support, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 40% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, as 11% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Dover workers bring in an average annual income of around $76,000, around $10,000 less than their peers elsewhere in New Jersey. However, the city's average income is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. Compared to the New Jersey average, Dover has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (6%). In addition, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

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The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Dover is $1,895

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