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Dover, Delaware Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $175,211 (it was $107,700 in 2000)
Dover:

$175,211
Delaware:

$226,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,609 - $218,308
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,271

Size of family households: 3,086 2-persons, 1,954 3-persons, 1,490 4-persons, 648 5-persons, 229 6-persons, 61 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,004 1-person, 836 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

3,822 married couples with children.
2,775 single-parent households (401 men, 2,374 women).

89.8% of residents of Dover speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,982 (6.1%)
(47.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dover, Delaware:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 1451 bedroom
  • 9512 bedrooms
  • 3,4043 bedrooms
  • 1,9214 bedrooms
  • 1735+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dover, Delaware:

  • 251no bedroom
  • 1,8531 bedroom
  • 2,2462 bedrooms
  • 1,2513 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Dover in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 209no vehicle
  • 2,0291 vehicle
  • 3,0142 vehicles
  • 1,0723 vehicles
  • 2224 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Dover in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,221no vehicle
  • 3,1171 vehicle
  • 1,2932 vehicles
  • 1753 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 705+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dover, Delaware:

  • 01 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 3904 rooms
  • 1,0945 rooms
  • 1,2496 rooms
  • 1,3177 rooms
  • 1,3628 rooms
  • 1,0159+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dover, Delaware:

  • 1971 room
  • 5292 rooms
  • 1,2383 rooms
  • 1,5534 rooms
  • 1,2995 rooms
  • 4846 rooms
  • 3697 rooms
  • 1528 rooms
  • 929+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Dover, DE household income distribution

  • Dover, DE household income distribution
  • 1,272Less than $10,000
  • 984$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,027$15,000 to $19,999
  • 809$20,000 to $24,999
  • 798$25,000 to $29,999
  • 752$30,000 to $34,999
  • 818$35,000 to $39,999
  • 797$40,000 to $44,999
  • 576$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,056$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,263$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,203$75,000 to $99,999
  • 588$100,000 to $124,999
  • 241$125,000 to $149,999
  • 192$150,000 to $199,999
  • 84$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Dover, DE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Dover, DE
  • 278Less than $10,000
  • 97$10,000 to $14,999
  • 89$15,000 to $19,999
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 54$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 52$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 183$90,000 to $99,999
  • 840$100,000 to $124,999
  • 754$125,000 to $149,999
  • 826$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,436$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,396$200,000 to $249,999
  • 603$250,000 to $299,999
  • 425$300,000 to $399,999
  • 46$400,000 to $499,999
  • 80$500,000 to $749,999
  • 58$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Dover, DE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Dover, DE
  • 273Less than $100
  • 29$100 to $149
  • 76$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 274$250 to $299
  • 143$300 to $349
  • 206$350 to $399
  • 183$400 to $449
  • 193$450 to $499
  • 219$500 to $549
  • 102$550 to $599
  • 370$600 to $649
  • 177$650 to $699
  • 553$700 to $749
  • 492$750 to $799
  • 1,131$800 to $899
  • 819$900 to $999
  • 688$1,000 to $1,249
  • 113$1,250 to $1,499
  • 101$1,500 to $1,999
  • 20$2,000 or more
  • 106No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5161995 to March 2000
  • 3931990 to 1994
  • 1581985 to 1989
  • 2321980 to 1984
  • 1051975 to 1979
  • 1311970 to 1974
  • 1721965 to 1969
  • 275Before 1965
Dover commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 813
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,370
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,722
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,489
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,049
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 379
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 478
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 154
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 169
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 587
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 762
  • 90 or more minutes: 309
Dover, DE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.2%
Number of people working at home: 394 (2.7% of all workers)

Dover mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,275 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,910 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 146 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 74 (1%)
  • Walked: 724 (5%)
  • Other means: 118 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 394 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 12,058
 German: 2,860
 Irish: 2,236
 English: 2,168
 Italian: 1,464
 United States or American: 1,265
 Subsaharan African:: 771
 Polish: 532
 African: 516
 French (except Basque): 421
 Scotch-Irish: 346
 Scottish: 340
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 308
 French Canadian: 273
 British: 250
 Norwegian: 173
 Welsh: 153
 Dutch: 144
 Nigerian: 137
 Haitian: 98
 Swedish: 89
 Jamaican: 88
 Ukrainian: 85
 Canadian: 79
 Ghanian: 74
 Hungarian: 73
 Russian: 68
 European: 65
 Arab:: 62
 Czech: 55
 Lithuanian: 41
 Slovak: 40
 Portuguese: 40
 Danish: 37
 Pennsylvania German: 36
 West Indian: 35
 British West Indian: 30
 Austrian: 26
 Bahamian: 25
 Israeli: 23
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 23
 Swiss: 22
 Greek: 21
 Egyptian: 20
 Other Arab: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 20
 Liberian: 19
 Lebanese: 17
 Latvian: 11
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Cape Verdean: 9
 Slovene: 9
 Scandinavian: 9
 South African: 9
 Iranian: 9
 Other Subsaharan African: 7
 Soviet Union: 7
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 6
 Turkish: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Moroccan: 5
 Slavic: 4
 Bermudan: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 9%Philippines
  • 9%United Kingdom
  • 7%Germany
  • 7%Korea
  • 7%Nigeria
  • 6%India
  • 5%Mexico

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

50% of Dover residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in Delaware.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 59
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 119
  • 7th and 8th grade: 268
  • 9th grade: 168
  • 10th grade: 231
  • 11th grade: 157
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 291
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,818
  • Less than 1 year of college: 767
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,554
  • Associate degree: 559
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,762
  • Master's degree: 808
  • Professional school degree: 245
  • Doctorate degree: 159

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 80
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 92
  • 5th and 6th grade: 177
  • 7th and 8th grade: 253
  • 9th grade: 267
  • 10th grade: 339
  • 11th grade: 332
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 435
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,922
  • Less than 1 year of college: 834
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,595
  • Associate degree: 762
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,711
  • Master's degree: 839
  • Professional school degree: 127
  • Doctorate degree: 59

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.4%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 11.8%Males
  • 16.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 18.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17.5%Males
Dover marital status for males
Dover marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,972

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dover:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 278
Here:

7.8%
Delaware:

17.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

3.9%
Delaware:

14.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 929
Here:

24.3%
Delaware:

21.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)