Dover, AR 72837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover, AR 72837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pope County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.371, Longitude -93.117
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • PO Box Addresses: 702
  • Residential Addresses: 2,715
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,715

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dover, AR 72837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,924
Daytime Population: Workers 904
Daytime Population: Residents 4,412
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 7,924
Population in Familes 6,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $42,169
Average Household Income $56,236
Per Capita Income $22,284


Total Housing Units 3,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,487 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 653 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $113,485
Average Home Value $129,413


Total Households 3,140
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,277
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.64% 0.65%
Families 0.49% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Dover, AR 72837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72837 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 108 81st
Population Density # 220 61st
Diversity Index # 380 34th
Median Household Income # 142 75th
Per Capita Income # 204 65th

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