Dover Base Housing, Delaware Population 2024

3,516

Dover Base Housing is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Dover Base Housing has a 2024 population of 3,516. Dover Base Housing is currently growing at a rate of 3.75% annually but its population has decreased by -2.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,620 in 2020.

The average household income in Dover Base Housing is $70,625 with a poverty rate of 3.29%. The median age in Dover Base Housing is 25.9 years: 28.2 years for males, and 24.9 years for females.

Dover Base Housing Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dover Base Housing was:

  • White: 76.73%
  • Black or African American: 13.4%
  • Two or more races: 8.06%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,682.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.87% (-104)
The current population of Dover Base Housing, Delaware is 3,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,620.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,50376.73%
Black or African American43713.4%
Two or more races2638.06%
Asian371.13%
Other race220.67%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dover Base Housing Population by Race

Dover Base Housing Population Pyramid 2024

Dover Base Housing Median Age

25.9

Total

28.2

Male

24.9

Female

Dover Base Housing Adults

There are 2,126 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Dover Base Housing.

Dover Base Housing Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

2.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dover Base Housing Sex Ratio

Female1,44544.3%
Male1,81755.7%

Dover Base Housing Population by Age

Dover Base Housing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2082.70100
Married9282.970100
Non Family1931.40100
Male552.870100
Female322.440100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dover Base Housing Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade191.1%
Associates Degree1729.97%
Bachelors Degree33819.59%
Graduate Degree36521.16%
High School Graduate31918.49%
Less Than 9th Grade663.83%
Some College44625.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dover Base Housing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dover Base Housing Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White885841347
Hispanic522488280
Black28127449
2+ Races12312318
Asian282823
Other Race22226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.14%.

Dover Base Housing Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,500$70,444$0
Graduate Degree$95,767$95,989$0
High School Graduate$36,071$50,233$19,261
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,715$54,432$24,770
Some College$38,476$39,055$0

$46,715

Average Earnings

$54,432

Average Male

$24,770

Average Female

Dover Base Housing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dover Base Housing Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dover Base Housing Language

84.59% of Dover Base Housing residents speak only English, while 15.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.29% of the population.

Dover Base Housing Language

Dover Base Housing Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,5881056.61%
Multiple26310.38%
Hispanic1,12810.09%

3.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.03%

Male Poverty Rate

3.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dover Base Housing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover Base Housing is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover Base Housing is Hispanic, with 0.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Dover Base Housing Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.96%
High School2.82%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Dover Base Housing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed0.24%
Male Employed0%

Dover Base Housing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dover Base Housing Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,395$71,996
Households$67,174$70,625
Married Families$76,204$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,513$56,390

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dover Base Housing Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

78.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

80.5%

Male Marriage Rate

76.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dover Base Housing Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dover Base Housing Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Dover Base Housing Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dover Base Housing Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War169
First Gulf War58
Vietnam38
Korea0
World War II0

Dover Base Housing Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5487
18 to 3482
65 to 7452
55 to 648
75+5

Dover Base Housing Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16820.56%
Hispanic6718.77%
Black4324.02%
Other Race1986.36%
2+ Races42.41%

Dover Base Housing Veterans by Race

Dover Base Housing Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dover Base Housing Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

31%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dover Base Housing Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Base Housing Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dover Base Housing Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

12.81%

Born in Dover Base Housing

94.97%

Native Born

5.03%

Foreign Born

2.54%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.97% of Dover Base Housing residents were born in the United States, with 12.81% having been born in Delaware. 2.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dover Base Housing Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,5161273.75%
20233,3891273.89%
20223,2621274.05%
20213,135-485-13.4%
20203,62060.17%
20193,6141474.24%
20183,4672678.34%
20173,200-152-4.53%
20163,352-65-1.9%
20153,417270.8%
20143,39090.27%
20133,3812176.86%
20123,1642669.18%
20112,898-552-16%
20103,45000%

Dover Base Housing Population by Year