Dover, NH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,924 housing units in Dover. This represents a 5.5% growth from 11,307 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,216 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 708 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dover is about 51.1%. Dover's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.9%. Average household size is 2.26 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dover were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom18.90%
Two Bedrooms34.80%
Three Bedrooms31.70%
Four Bedrooms10.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$132,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$154,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$606

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage56.90%
Debt Free29%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%