Dover, Delaware Population 2018

Dover, Delaware's estimated population is 37,538 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Dover, Delaware is the 2nd largest city in Delaware based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1614.90 people/mi² (623.51 people/km²), with a household density of 242.31 people/km² (627.58 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 29.5 years, 27.2 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 14,588 households in the city, with an average size of 2.47 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.1%, with a median rent of $982/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $172,000.

The median income for households in Dover, Delaware is $46,355, while the mean household income is $59,711. The per capita income is $22,707, and 15.3% of families and 19.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 30.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.5% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,5382460.66%
201637,2922750.74%
201537,017150.04%
201437,0022510.68%
201336,751-8-0.02%
201236,7594411.21%
201136,3184151.16%
201035,9033,76811.73%
200032,1354,50516.30%
199027,6304,12317.54%
198023,5076,01934.42%
197017,48810,238141.21%
19607,2501,02716.50%
19506,22370612.80%
19405,51771714.94%
19304,80075818.75%
19204,0423228.66%
19103,72039111.75%
19003,3292688.76%
18903,0612508.89%
18802,8110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,146
Black or African American16,250
Two or More Races1,943
Asian1,023
Some Other Race745
American Indian and Alaska Native183
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dover De Population Pyramid 2018

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Dover De Median Age

29.5


Total

27.2


Male

32.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 29,355 adults in Dover De.

Dover De Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover De Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
2,120
Houses With Mortgage
4,532
Vacancy Rate
9.1
Median Rent
982
Median Home Value
172,000
Renter-Occupied Units
6,605
Owner-Occupied Units
6,652
Total Housing Units
14,588

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Dover De for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.7% and the labor force participation rate is 60.5%.

Dover De Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.47
Average Family Size
3.28
Total Households
13257
Married Couple Households
4366
Male Householder (no wife) Families
623
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2483
Non Family Households
5785
Total Families
7472
Households With Own Children
3487
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Dover De Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,060
$10,000 to $14,999
980
$15,000 to $24,999
1,416
$25,000 to $34,999
1,578
$35,000 to $49,999
1,967
$50,000 to $74,999
2,539
$75,000 to $99,999
1,807
$100,000 to $149,999
1,231
$150,000 to $199,999
351
Over $200,000
328

Dover De Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Dover De

Delaware

$46,355

$61,017

$59,711

$80,432

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Dover De Education Data

Dover De Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7413.42%
9th to 12th Grade
1,8528.55%
High School Graduate
5,76626.63%
Some College
5,23624.18%
Associates Degree
1,6427.58%
Bachelors Degree
3,69617.07%
Graduate Degree
2,72312.57%