Dover, DE

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
174,822
0.969% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
Median Property Value
$213,900
3.94% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Dover, DE speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dover, DE are Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (1,834 degrees awarded in 2017), Delaware State University (694 degrees), and Wesley College (251 degrees).

The median property value in Dover, DE is $213,900, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Dover, DE commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dover, DE is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Delaware, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Delaware (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Delaware across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 53.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.34%). The most partisan county was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Dover, DE is currently represented by N/A N/A in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Delaware
53.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Delaware
  1. 62.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 59.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 49.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Delaware was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Delaware colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Delaware over time, colored by their political party.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the N/A for Dover, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Dover, DE is home to a population of 175k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Dover, DE residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Dover, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Dover, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Dover, DE are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Dover, DE as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Delaware.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,081 ± 3,087 people
  2. India
    11,282 ± 2,592 people
  3. China
    5,479 ± 1,812 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Delaware was Mexico, the natal country of 16,081 Delaware residents, followed by India with 11,282 and China with 5,479.

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Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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Economy

Median household income in Dover, DE is N/A. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Dover, DE was New Castle County, DE with a value of $69,479, followed by Sussex County, DE and Kent County, DE, with respective values of $60,277 and $54,419.

Males in Delaware have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,179. The income inequality in Delaware (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Dover, DE employs N/A people. The largest industries in Dover, DE are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,884
Average Male Salary in Delaware
± $3,695
$52,179
Average Female Salary in Delaware
± $2,576

In 2017, full-time male employees in Delaware made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Delaware by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Delaware
  1. Asian
    $68,064 ± $11,800
  2. White
    $53,447 ± $2,550
  3. Black
    $42,061 ± $3,431

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Delaware workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Delaware.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Delaware by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dover, DE is from Delaware.
0.454
2017 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.447
2016 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2017, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.5% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Delaware across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Dover, DE was New Castle County, DE with a value of $69,479, followed by Sussex County, DE and Kent County, DE, with respective values of $60,277 and $54,419.

The following map shows all of the counties in Dover, DE colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dover, DE (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.1B
  2. $5.16B
  3. $5.09B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $12.1B, followed by Basic chemicals ($5.16B) and Gasoline ($5.09B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Delaware products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.8B
2015 Value in Delaware
$80.6B
Projected 2045 Value in Delaware
75.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Delaware trade was $45.8B. This is expected to increase 75.9% to $80.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Delaware trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.19B
  2. $4.06B
  3. $3.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $5.19B, followed by Ohio with $4.06B and Pennsylvania and $3.03B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Dover, DE awarded 3,017 degrees. The student population of Dover, DE is skewed towards women, with 7,539 male students and 12,795 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dover, DE are White (1,485 and 50.3%), followed by Black or African American (1,031 and 34.9%), Hispanic or Latino (217 and 7.35%), and Asian (95 and 3.22%).

The largest universities in Dover, DE by number of degrees awarded are Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (1,834 and 60.8%), Delaware State University (694 and 23%), and Wesley College (251 and 8.32%).

The most popular majors in Dover, DE are Registered Nursing (392 and 13%), General Business Administration & Management (196 and 6.5%), and General Human Services (156 and 5.17%).

The median tuition costs in Dover, DE are $26,406 for private four year colleges, and $5,259 and $12,387 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 117 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 330 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 153 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dover, DE was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 117 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Dover, DE according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,834 degrees awarded
  2. 694 degrees awarded
  3. 251 degrees awarded
$5,259
Median In-State Public
$26,406
Median Private

In 2017, the Dover, DE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Delaware Technical Community College-Terry with 1,834 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,051
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,966
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,051 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dover, DE, which is 0.535 times less than the 1,966 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Dover, DE by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,485 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,031 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    217 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dover, DE were to White students. These 1,485 degrees mean that there were 1.44 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,031 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$213,900
2018 Median
± $3,895
$205,800
2017 Median
± $3,529

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dover, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dover, DE the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Dover, DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dover, DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dover, DE have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Dover, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Dover, DE was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Dover, DE has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Delaware was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in Delaware see 1403 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (1382 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 433 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,403 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware

Primary care physicians in Delaware see an average of 1,403 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (1,382 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delaware in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,254
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Delaware
$4,806
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,921
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,460
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dover, DE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.7% prevalence
  2. 13.5% prevalence
  3. 9.8% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Delaware, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Delaware by county over multiple years.

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