Dover Base Housing, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 3,450. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
Males: 1,790  (51.9%)
Females: 1,660  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  24.5 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19901.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,366 (it was $34,318 in 2000)
Dover Base Housing:

$43,366
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,781 (it was $12,119 in 2000)

Dover Base Housing CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,482 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Dover Base Housing:

$144,482
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $261,654; Detached houses: $294,242; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,504; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,044; Mobile homes: $109,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,388.

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  • Races in Dover Base Housing, DE (2016)

    Dover Base Housing races chart
    • 2,45771.9%White alone
    • 49614.5%Hispanic
    • 2878.4%Black alone
    • 1173.4%Two or more races
    • 320.9%Asian alone
    • 270.8%American Indian alone

Races in Dover Base Housing detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dover Base Housing: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), American (12.1%), Irish (9.1%), European (6.4%), English (4.4%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 5,145 people per square mile   (average).

Dover Base Housing,DE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dover Base Housing:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dover Base Housing CDP:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 72.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

154 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Africa).

This place:

4.5%
Delaware:

8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dover Base Housing CDP:  0.5% ($350)
Delaware:  0.7% ($841)
Dover Base Housing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (35.4 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (62.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (63.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE (1.3 miles ), Kent Acres, DE (1.5 miles ), Highland Acres, DE (1.5 miles ), Rodney Village, DE (1.7 miles ), Magnolia, DE (1.8 miles ), Camden, DE (1.9 miles ), Little Creek, DE (1.9 miles) , Dover, DE (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.12 N, Longitude: 75.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Dover Base Housing household income distribution Dover Base Housing home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (71%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Dover Base Housing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dover Base Housing, Delaware

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Tornado activity:

Dover Base Housing-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Dover Base Housing place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 6.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dover Base Housing-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Dover Base Housing center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 306.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.6 miles away from Dover Base Housing center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dover Base Housing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dover Base Housing:

  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • COURTLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER, KENT GENERAL CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dover Base Housing:

  • Delaware State University (about 6 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 7 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 30 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 32 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wilmington University (about 40 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 42 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 44 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)

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Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.25
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.9%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  89.5%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Delaware average:

11.6

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Religion statistics for Dover Base Housing CDP (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.2%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dover Base Housing:

27.3
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dover Base Housing:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dover Base Housing:

26.0%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

66.3%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

88.0%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dover Base Housing, DE Residents

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.21% ($37,860 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($35,747)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.09% ($35,772)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,634 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.26%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Castle County, DE  1.01% ($36,003 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($27,250)
to Cecil County, MD  0.06% ($35,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dover Base Housing:

  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dover Base Housing:

  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dover Base Housing:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$58,2001$34,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2005 2003 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0411.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Dover Base Housing compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Dover Base Housing on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #71 (19901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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