Latest Data (2017)
Population 37,538
Nationwide Rank 1027

Quick Facts

Dover, Delaware is the 1,027th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Dover, Delaware is a city.

Dover, Delaware is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Dover had its largest population ever.

Dover, Delaware is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Dover, Delaware Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1017 Valley Stream, New York 37,935 4.4%
1018 Fort Lee, New Jersey 37,907 6.2%
1019 Muskogee, Oklahoma 37,858 -3.3%
1020 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 37,847 17.5%
1021 Mooresville, North Carolina 37,820 94.0%
1022 Florence, South Carolina 37,778 19.8%
1023 Hobbs, New Mexico 37,764 31.9%
1024 Rosenberg, Texas 37,661 55.4%
1025 Longview, Washington 37,602 8.3%
1026 Grants Pass, Oregon 37,579 27.7%
1027 Dover, Delaware 37,538 16.5%
1028 Spartanburg, South Carolina 37,498 -6.5%
1029 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,494 -0.7%
1030 Issaquah, Washington 37,487 116.6%
1031 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 37,443 14.4%
1032 Olive Branch, Mississippi 37,435 75.5%
1033 Gallatin, Tennessee 37,351 58.5%
1034 Texarkana, Texas 37,333 7.1%
1035 Braintree Town, Massachusetts 37,156
1036 Lima, Ohio 37,149 -11.0%
1037 Farmers Branch, Texas 37,088 34.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Delaware

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
501 Wilmington 71,106 -2.2%
1027 Dover 37,538 16.5%
1131 Newark 33,858 15.2%
1686 Middletown 21,897 248.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 37,538 1,027
2016 37,786 1,011
2015 37,522 1,008
2014 37,355 996
2013 37,366 987
2012 37,089 979
2011 36,670 989
2010 36,047 990
2009 36,560 968
2008 36,000 978
2007 35,502 983
2006 34,687 993
2005 33,965 995
2004 33,389 1,000
2003 32,694 1,008
2002 32,518 1,006
2001 32,158 1,007
2000 32,196 996
1990 28,775 969