Dover Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Dover Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
38,166

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
15.3%
18 - 24:
18.7%
25 - 34:
14.9%
35 - 54:
20.3%
55 - 64:
10.1%
Over 65 Years:
14.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
15.2%
15.2%
High School Graduates
87.7%
87.7%
College Graduated
26.3%
26.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Dover
$25,130
$25,130
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Dover
$47,669
$47,669
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.4%

Employment Industries in Dover

 
Healthcare
17.4%
17.4%
Retail
13.2%
13.2%
Accommodation
12.1%
12.1%
Education
11.9%
11.9%
Manufacturing
9.3%
9.3%
Public Service
7.4%
7.4%
Transportation
4.2%
4.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.5%
3.5%
Construction
3.3%
3.3%
Finance
3.2%
3.2%
Other
3.0%
3.0%
Administration
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
39.3%
39.3%
Black Or African American
44.8%
44.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.7%
0.7%
Asian
2.6%
2.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.9%
4.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.7%
7.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.5%
9.5%
Irish
9.1%
9.1%
English
6.4%
6.4%
Italian
4.2%
4.2%
Haitian
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
2.2%
2.2%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.1%
1.1%
Jamaican
1.1%
1.1%
European
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Ukrainian
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
Other Subsaharan African
0.4%
0.4%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
Nigerian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.1%
89.1%
Spanish
3.9%
3.9%
French
2.4%
2.4%
African languages
0.8%
0.8%
French Creole
0.8%
0.8%
Polish
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Dover Residents:
8.3%