Dover, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 723 housing units in Dover. This represents a 3.1% decline from 746 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 362 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 361 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dover is about 92.4%. Dover's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.96 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dover were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom0%
Two Bedrooms8.20%
Three Bedrooms29.30%
Four Bedrooms47.40%
Five Bedrooms or more15.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$562,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$875,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1948

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.60%
Home Equity Loan14.90%
Simple Mortgage59%
Debt Free23.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%