Nationwide Claims to Fame

Dover is 35th out of 6,406 other cities in Foreign born residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

Dover is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Dover is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

Dover is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 18,307 50th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.7 151st 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6,764.9 52nd 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 62nd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.6% 168th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.5% 207th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 71.7% 243rd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.0% 236th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 66.5% 188th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.1% 97th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 32nd 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.5% 187th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 226th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.3% 21st 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 69.4% 5th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 22.4% 237th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 47.4% 251st 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 52.9% 7th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 5,783 82nd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 38.2% 84th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 5,405 77th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.5% 211th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $311,700 169th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.3 9th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $21,744 236th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $59,718 187th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.7% 68th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Dover Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,022 111th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $207,173 70th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,584 79th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,387 99th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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