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ZIP Code 03820

Primary City:Dover, NH (View All Cities)
County: Strafford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:19pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.19, -70.89
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03820

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03820. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 03820. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03820, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dover, NH

Stats and Demographics for the 03820 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03820 is located in southeast New Hampshire and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 03820 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03820 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,039
Population Density 1,082 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,705
Median Home Value $241,700
Land Area 27.77 sq mi
Water Area 2.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,847
Median Household Income $57,401

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9618358327531,3511,4581,1181,0181,1191,147984862686465362324238203
Female8488437928041,3901,3331,0201,0221,0941,1671,073861742522460415403534
Total1,8091,6781,6241,5572,7412,7912,1382,0402,2132,3142,0571,7231,428987822739641737

Gender

 Male 14,716 49%
 Female 15,323 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,202 90.6%
 Black Or African American 521 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.2%
 Asian 1,373 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 187 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 683 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner627381,3421,6831,358814581227
Renter9841,7471,007899580321307197
Total1,0462,4852,3492,5821,9381,135888424

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,253 41%
 Single Guardian 1,822 14%
 Singles 4,078 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,694 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,274 72%
 Households with Kids 3,573 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male199192167199175167158166169160160181144187166148168147124186
Female158149196173179187159162156155161137166173139170185156154194
Total357341363372354354317328325315321318310360305318353303278380

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03820 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03820 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 03820 real estate data, the median home value of $241,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 03820 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 03820 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03820 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,143 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 409 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 358 1.2%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,998 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,807 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,042 44%
 Households Vacant 858 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 437 50.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 4.3%
 For Sale Only 122 14.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 9.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 164 19.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,828 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,780 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,401 23%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,401 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03820 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 03820 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,314 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,095 29%
 No Earnings 6,198 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,314 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,095 29%
 No Earnings 6,198 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,405 87.7%
 Public transportation 377 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 847 5.2%
 Worked at Home 786 4.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 971 10%
 High School Graduate 4,383 44%
 Associate's degree 857 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,383 24%
 Master's degree 1,022 10%
 Professional school degree 129 1%
 Doctorate degree 116 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,105 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 741 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 376 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03820

ZIP Code 03820 is in the Dover School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03820.

Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Garrison School
50 Garrison Rd
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Horne Street School
78 Horne St
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Woodman Park School
11 Towle Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Cocheco Arts and Technology Charter Academy
1 Washington St
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cocheco Arts and Technology Academy
Dover Senior High School
25 Alumni Dr
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dover School District
St Mary Academy
222 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Thomas Aquinas High School
197 Dover Point Rd
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Happy Helpers Preschool Educational Center
6 Heather Ln
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
My School
118 Locust St
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children in Motion
274 County Farm Rd
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Portsmouth Christian Academy
20 Seaborne Dr
Dover, NH 03820
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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