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Dover, DE: What you need to know

Perched along the St. Jones River is Dover, the capital of Delaware. The largest employer is state government, and other strong economic sectors are technology, healthcare and manufacturing. Dover Air Force Base resides within the city limits, and Dover International Speedway hosts two major NASCAR weekends each year. Students have several good education options that include Delaware State University and Wesley College.

 
 

Dover, DE City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 37,144
Median Age 30
Median Household Income $45,363
Median Home Price $176,300

Real Estate in Dover , DE

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Dover, DE Demographics

Median Population in Dover , DE

Median Age 30%
Age 18 Over 78.3%
Age 21 Over 66.9%
Age 62 Over 16.6%
Age 65 Over 14.3%

Race in Dover , DE

  Ethnicity White 47.4%
  Ethnicity Black 41.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 2.1%

Population By Gender in Dover , DE

  Male 48%
  Female 52%

Language in Dover , DE

  English Only 89.3%
  English Other 10.7%

Economics in Dover , DE

  Median Household Income $45,363
  Median Home Price $176,300
  Homes Owned 50.2%
  Homes Rent 49.8%
  Median Property Rent $949

 
COMMUTE TIME: 21.7 MINUTES
in Dover , DE

Commute Types in Dover , DE

  Walked 3.7%
  Worked at Home 3.4%
  Public Transportation 3%
  Other Means 1.1%
  Drove Alone 77.9%
  Carpooled 10.9%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 964
In Dover , DE

 
12.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Dover , DE