Living in Dover, DE

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Dover, Delaware Info Snack

Population
37,523
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
24.4%
Median Home
$175,300
Median Income
$47,669
Median Rent
$1,038

Dover SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8

Dover, DE Crime Report

2,391
Total Crimes
6,232.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
151.66%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Dover
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,391 6,232.9 2,674.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 334 870.7 422.6 366.7
Murder 4 10.4 4.9 5.0
Robbery 49 127.7 81.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 268 698.6 304.7 250.2
Property Crime 2,057 5,362.2 2,252.2 2,109.9
Burglary 82 213.8 304.8 340.5
Larceny 1,886 4,916.5 1,782.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 89 232.0 164.7 219.9

Dover, DE Cost Of Living

105
Dover's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Dover Delaware National Average
Overall 105 114 100
Services 112 116 100
Groceries 114 121 100
Health 91 100 100
Housing 96 121 100
Transportation 103 104 100
Utilities 102 93 100

Dover, DE Photos

Delaware State Capitol
Source: Public Domain
Ns Doverde
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Dover in Delaware

Map Of Dover, DE

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Population over time in Dover

Year Population % Change
2019 37,523 0.5%
2018 37,331 0.6%
2017 37,109 -0.6%
2016 37,351 0.6%
2015 37,144 0.9%
2014 36,826 0.5%
2013 36,630 1.0%
2012 36,259 1.1%
2011 35,849 1.1%
2010 35,474 -

Race / Ethnicity in Dover

White
39.3% (14,761)
African American
44.8% (16,796)
American Indian
0.7% (256)
Asian
2.6% (978)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.7% (264)
Two Or More
4.2% (1,560)
Hispanic
7.7% (2,898)
Race Dover DE USA
White 39.3% 62.3% 60.7%
African American 44.8% 21.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 3.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.7% 9.2% 18.0%

Gender in Dover

Female
53.4% (20,039)
Male
46.6% (17,484)
Gender Dover DE USA
Female 53.4% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dover for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,500)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,377)
High School / GED
29.0% (10,881)
Some College
24.0% (9,005)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,001)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,628)
Master's Degree
8.0% (3,001)
Professional Degree
1.0% (375)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (750)
Education Dover DE USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Dover, Delaware

Less than $10,000
6.1% (230,493)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (312,469)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (434,370)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (437,031)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (553,343)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (604,711)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.4% (540,035)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.5% (432,241)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (100,874)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (106,729)
Income Dover DE USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 5.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 3.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 8.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 11.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.4% 14.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.5% 16.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 7.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 7.0% 7.7%

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