Dover, NJ 07801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover, NJ 07801

Not Acceptable, USPS
Victory Gardens, NJ 07801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 741
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,592
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 702
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.943, Longitude -74.523
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dover, NJ 07801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,768
Population in Households 25,481
Population in Familes 20,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density1 3,186
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 8,329
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 5,949
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,292 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,037 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 534 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $311,264
Average Home Value $343,296


Median Household Income $65,592
Average Household Income $85,485
Per Capita Income $28,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.16%
Households 0.06% 0.14%
Families 0.05% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover, NJ 07801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07801 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 80th
Population Density1 # 196 66th
Diversity Index2 # 69 88th
Median Household Income # 409 30th
Per Capita Income # 461 21st

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