Dover Demographics

In 2010 Dover had a population of 36,047 people. The racial makeup of the city was 48.3% White, 42.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.1% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. 6.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census of 2000, there were 32,135 people, 12,340 households, and 7,502 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,435.0 people per square mile (554.1/km²). There were 13,195 housing units at an average density of 589.2 per square mile (227.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 54.94% White, 37.22% African American, 0.45% Native American, 3.16% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. 4.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,340 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city of Dover the age distribution of the population shows 23.5% under the age of 18, 15.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,669, and the median income for a family was $48,338. Males had a median income of $34,824 versus $26,061 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,445. About 11.5% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.
SOURCE: Wikipedia.com 2017

Population
  • Population estimates, July 1, 2014, (V2014) - 37,355
  • Population estimates, July 1, 2013, (V2013) - 37,366
  • Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2014) - 35,934
  • Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2013) - 36,054
  • Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2014, (V2014) - 4.0%
  • Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2013, (V2013) - 3.6%
  • Population, Census, April 1, 2010 - 36,047
Age and Sex
  • Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010 - 6.6%
  • Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2010 - 21.5%
  • Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010 - 14.4%
  • Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010 - 53.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
  • White alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) - 48.3%
  • Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) - 42.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) - 0.5%
  • Asian alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) - 2.7%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) - 0.1%
  • Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 2010 - 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 (b) - 6.6%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 - 45.6%
Population Characteristics
  • Veterans, 2009-2013 - 3,694
  • Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 - 6.9%
Housing
  • Housing units, April 1, 2010 - 15,024
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2009-2013 - 54.0%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 - $181,300
  • Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2009-2013 - $1,537
  • Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2009-2013 - $444
  • Median gross rent, 2009-2013 - $917
Families and Living Arrangements
  • Households, 2009-2013 - 12,658
  • Persons per household, 2009-2013 - 2.55
  • Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2009-2013 - 77.3%
  • Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2009-2013 - 8.4%
Education
  • High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2009-2013 - 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2009-2013 - 26.9%
Health
  • With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2009-2013 - 9.6%
  • Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent - 7.5%
Economy
  • In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2009-2013 - 56.3%
  • In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2009-2013 - 56.0%
  • Total accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000) (c) - 378,644
  • Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2007 ($1,000) (c) - 549,929
  • Total manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000) (c) - 1,413,540
  • Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000) (c) - 216,440
  • Total retail sales, 2007 ($1,000) (c) - 1,291,413
  • Total retail sales per capita, 2007 (c) - $36,376
Transportation
  • Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2009-2013 - 20.4
Income and Poverty
  • Median household income (in 2013 dollars), 2009-2013 - $46,267
  • Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2013 dollars), 2009-2013 - $22,115
  • Persons in poverty, percent - 18.5%
Businesses
  • All firms, 2007 - 3,282
  • Men-owned firms, 2007 - 1,461
  • Women-owned firms, 2007 - 938
  • Minority-owned firms, 2007 - 660
  • Nonminority-owned firms, 2007 - 2,170
  • Veteran-owned firms, 2007 - 344
  • Nonveteran-owned firms, 2007 - 2,374
Geography
  • Population per square mile, 2010 - 1,557.2
  • Land area in square miles, 2010 - 23.15
FIPS Code - 1021200

This geographic level of poverty and health estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels of these estimates.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable.

The vintage year (e.g., V2014) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2014).

Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.
  • (a) Includes persons reporting only one race
  • (b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories
  • (c) Economic Census - Puerto Rico data are not comparable to U.S. Economic Census data
  • D Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
  • F Fewer than 25 firms
  • FN Footnote on this item in place of data
  • NA Not available
  • S Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
  • Not applicable
  • Z Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.
 

 

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