Dover is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Dover has a 2020 population of 38,640. It is also the county seat of Kent County. Dover is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,894 in 2010.
The average household income in Dover is $63,489 with a poverty rate of 21.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,066 per month, and the median house value is $182,100. The median age in Dover is 30.7 years, 28.9 years for males, and 33 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Doverwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.99%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.49%.
88.15% of Dover residents speak only English, while 11.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dover is Native, with 58.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dover is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dover
91.14% of Dover residents were born in the United States, with 36.94% having been born in Delaware. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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