Dover, DE
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Dover, Delaware Info Snack

Population
37,872
Unemployment
8.5%
Poverty
21.9%
Median Home
$182,100
Median Income
$48,500
Median Rent
$1,066

Dover SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Dover, DE Crime Report

1,878
Total Crimes
4,887.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
108.31%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Dover
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,878 4,887.1 2,393.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 329 856.1 431.9 387.8
Murder 9 23.4 7.4 6.5
Robbery 24 62.5 70.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 274 713.0 327.1 279.7
Property Crime 1,549 4,030.9 1,961.4 1,958.2
Burglary 57 148.3 254.2 314.2
Larceny 1,412 3,674.4 1,538.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 80 208.2 168.7 246.0

Dover, DE Cost Of Living

106
Dover's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Dover Delaware National Average
Overall 106 113 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 117 118 100
Health 94 103 100
Housing 97 122 100
Transportation 105 110 100
Utilities 108 97 100

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
2020 37,872 1.4%
2019 37,331 0.6%
2018 37,109 -0.6%
2017 37,351 0.6%
2016 37,144 0.9%
2015 36,826 0.5%
2014 36,630 1.0%
2013 36,259 1.1%
2012 35,849 1.1%
2011 35,474 -

Race / Ethnicity in Dover

White
40.6% (15,368)
African American
40.9% (15,501)
American Indian
0.5% (179)
Asian
3.3% (1,251)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.4% (160)
Two Or More
6.3% (2,381)
Hispanic
8.0% (3,023)
Race Dover DE USA
White 40.6% 61.5% 60.1%
African American 40.9% 21.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 3.3% 4.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.3% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.0% 9.4% 18.2%

Gender in Dover

Female
53.5% (20,268)
Male
46.5% (17,603)
Gender Dover DE USA
Female 53.5% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dover for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,514)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,787)
High School / GED
30.0% (11,361)
Some College
23.0% (8,710)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,408)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (5,302)
Master's Degree
8.0% (3,029)
Professional Degree
1.0% (378)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (378)
Education Dover DE USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Dover, Delaware

Less than $10,000
5.8% (220,705)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (286,223)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (433,960)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (473,785)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (516,693)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (693,206)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.5% (587,350)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (382,317)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (103,544)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (89,412)
Income Dover DE USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 5.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 3.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 11.7% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.5% 13.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 17.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 7.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 7.6% 8.3%

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