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Dover is a town in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,908 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Beaumont, Eagle Lake Manor, Eagle Lake Terrace, Kansasville, and Rosewood are located in the town. The census-designated place of Eagle lake is also located in the town.

Dover, Wisconsin
Location of Dover, Racine County, Wisconsin
Location of Dover, Racine County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°42′43″N 88°7′35″W / 42.71194°N 88.12639°W / 42.71194; -88.12639Coordinates: 42°42′43″N 88°7′35″W / 42.71194°N 88.12639°W / 42.71194; -88.12639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Water0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation810 ft (247 m)
 • Total3,908
 • Density110.5/sq mi (42.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)262
FIPS code55-20625[2]
GNIS feature ID1583094[1]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²), of which, 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it (2.27%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,908 people, 1,193 households, and 889 families residing in the town. The population density was 110.5 people per square mile (42.7/km²). There were 1,344 housing units at an average density of 38.0 per square mile (14.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.38% White, 4.71% African American, 1.07% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.43% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.94% of the population.

There were 1,193 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 35.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $49,972, and the median income for a family was $58,176. Males had a median income of $37,209 versus $29,256 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,275. About 2.0% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 0.7% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ 'Press Praises Archie Spriggs,' The Racine Journal-News, July 30, 1921, pg. 7

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