Dover SnackAbility

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

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Dover, Delaware Info Snack

Dover (/dovr/) is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is also the county seat of Kent County, and the principal city of the Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Kent County and is part of the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area. It is located on the St. Jones River in the Delaware River coastal plain. It was named by William Penn of Dover in Kent, England. As of 2010, the city had a population of 36,047.
Population
37,109
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$174,900
Median Income
$49,738
Median Rent
$994

Rankings for Dover in Delaware

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Map Of Dover, DE

Population over time in Dover

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Dover Per 100k

Crime Dover DE USA
Violent Crime 693.2 453.4 382.9
Murder 10.5 5.6 5.3
Robbery 99.8 112.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 546.2 300.5 248.9
Property Crime 4387.7 2440.6 2362.0
Burglary 136.5 412.7 430.4
Larceny 4091.0 1885.6 1694.0
Car Theft 160.2 142.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Dover

White
42.1% (15,608)
African American
40.8% (15,134)
American Indian
0.5% (194)
Asian
2.9% (1,076)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.5% (169)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,668)
Hispanic
8.8% (3,251)
Race Dover DE USA
White 42.1% 63.0% 61.5%
African American 40.8% 21.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 3.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.3% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.8% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Dover, Delaware

Less than $10,000
7.4% (274,606)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (296,872)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (363,668)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (430,464)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (500,971)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (723,625)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (526,947)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (382,222)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (103,905)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (111,327)
Income Dover DE USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 6.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 3.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 8.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 9.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 12.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 18.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 13.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 15.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 6.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 6.0% 6.3%

Gender in Dover

Female
52.3% (19,410)
Male
47.7% (17,698)
Gender Dover DE USA
Female 52.3% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dover for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.3% (1,220)
9-12th Grade
7.9% (2,944)
High School / GED
25.7% (9,522)
Some College
25.7% (9,534)
Associate's Degree
7.8% (2,895)
Bachelor's Degree
16.7% (6,207)
Master's Degree
9.0% (3,321)
Professional Degree
1.5% (547)
Doctorate Degree
2.5% (915)
Education Dover DE USA
< 9th Grade 3.3% 3.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.9% 7.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.7% 31.2% 27.3%
Some College 25.7% 19.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.8% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.7% 18.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.5% 1.7% 1.4%

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