|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dover is 38,992. Dover, Delaware is the 1,018th largest city in the US.
Dover is located entirely in Kent County.
The peak population of Dover was in 2020, when its population was 39,554. In 2020, Dover was the 1,002nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,018th largest city in the US. Dover is currently 1.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Dover has grown 21.1% since the 2000. Dover, Delaware is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Dover has a population density of 1,557.2 people per square mile.
|1015||La Vergne, Tennessee||39,091||106.3%|
|1016||Royal Palm Beach, Florida||39,043||77.6%|
|1019||Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin||38,906||18.9%|
|1021||Greer, South Carolina||38,865||117.3%|
|1023||Braintree Town, Massachusetts||38,822|
|1024||Peachtree City, Georgia||38,818||22.3%|
The total voting age population of Dover, Delaware, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,894. The voting age population is 44.9% male and 55.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.4% of the residents of Dover are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dover are 46.5% Black, 43.1% White, 4.8% Two or more races, 2.6% Asian, 1.9% Other and 1.0% American Indian. Additionally, 7.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dover, 24.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.9% of families are below the poverty line in Dover.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Dover residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.7% of Dover residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.3% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dover residents aged 5 and older, 10.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dover is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dover, 22.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dover is $47,669.
In Dover, 48.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.7% of housing units in Dover.
Of all the housing units in Dover, 7.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Dover, 19.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dover is $1,038.
In Dover, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.