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Dover Metro Area Housing

 

As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Dover Area is $200,200, which is lower than the state average of $232,900 and is higher than the national average of $175,700. The median year that a house in Dover Area was built is 1990, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1982 and is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 41,937 Owner Occupied Houses in Dover Area, #114
Dover Area
200,200 USD
Delaware
232,900 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Dover Area
1.06%
Delaware
78.60%
U.S.
46.91%

*The Dover Area median house price growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Delaware and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Total Housing Units66,652, see rank, 100%411,250132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units59,142, 88.73%, see rank82.44%87.55%
Owner Occupied41,937, 62.92%, see rank59.05%56.34%
Renter Occupied17,205, 25.81%, see rank23.39%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units7,510, 11.27%, see rank17.56%12.45%
For Rent1,740, 2.61%, see rank2.42%2.34%
For Sale Only941, 1.41%, see rank1.50%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied741, 1.11%, see rank0.67%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use1,425, 2.14%, see rank9.94%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.05%0.03%
Other Vacant2,663, 4.00%, see rank2.98%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #38
Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
199019821976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Dover Area%DelawareU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units41,937100%242,86074,787,460
With a Mortgage28,56468.11%, see rank69.48%65.58%
Without a Mortgage13,37331.89%, see rank30.52%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Dover Area
1,508 USD
Delaware
1,575 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDover Area%DelawareU.S.
$299 or Less380.13%, see rank0.12%0.20%
$300 to $4994641.62%, see rank1.43%1.59%
$500 to $6991,0203.57%, see rank3.50%5.01%
$700 to $9993,33611.68%, see rank10.60%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4999,28432.50%, see rank29.79%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9998,12328.44%, see rank27.50%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9995,58619.56%, see rank21.40%19.52%
$3,000 or More7132.50%, see rank5.68%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Dover Area
24.30% of the Total Income
Delaware
23.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Dover Area%DelawareU.S.
10% or Less1,4745.16%, see rank6.40%5.86%
10% to 20%9,10231.87%, see rank31.95%31.95%
20% to 30%7,43826.04%, see rank27.81%27.64%
30% to 40%4,53115.86%, see rank13.90%13.74%
40% or More5,90520.67%, see rank19.37%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Dover Area
408 USD
Delaware
446 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDover Area%DelawareU.S.
$199 or Less1,0107.55%, see rank5.51%7.76%
$200 to $2992,76020.64%, see rank16.01%14.70%
$300 to $4995,06737.89%, see rank38.57%34.63%
$500 to $6992,91321.78%, see rank22.58%21.16%
$700 or More1,62312.14%, see rank17.33%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Dover Area
11.50% of the Total Income
Delaware
11.10% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Dover Area%DelawareU.S.
10% or Less5,79243.31%, see rank45.20%40.19%
10% to 20%4,22831.62%, see rank29.56%31.47%
20% to 30%1,60311.99%, see rank10.96%12.24%
30% to 40%5424.05%, see rank4.99%5.64%
40% or More1,0257.66%, see rank8.27%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Total Housing Units66,652, 100%411,250132,741,033
1-unit, Detached43,320, 64.99%, see rank58.42%61.65%
1-unit, Attached5,650, 8.48%, see rank14.75%5.82%
2 Units773, 1.16%, see rank1.56%3.75%
3 or 4 Units1,289, 1.93%, see rank2.43%4.43%
5 to 9 Units2,141, 3.21%, see rank3.83%4.78%
10 or More Units4,746, 7.12%, see rank9.93%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.8,733, 13.10%, see rank9.07%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Total Housing Units66,652, 100%411,250132,741,033
1 Room365, 0.55%, see rank0.92%1.95%
2 Rooms350, 0.53%, see rank0.90%2.48%
3 Rooms3,981, 5.97%, see rank5.98%9.13%
4 Rooms8,000, 12.00%, see rank12.21%16.60%
5 Rooms12,320, 18.48%, see rank17.24%20.41%
6 Rooms13,384, 20.08%, see rank19.55%18.06%
7 Rooms10,845, 16.27%, see rank15.55%12.27%
8 Rooms7,780, 11.67%, see rank11.93%8.48%
9 Rooms or More9,627, 14.44%, see rank15.72%10.60%
Median Rooms6.10, see rank6.205.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Total Housing Units66,652, 100%411,250132,741,033
No Bedroom498, 0.75%, see rank1.08%2.17%
1 Bedroom3,627, 5.44%, see rank7.14%11.16%
2 Bedrooms13,164, 19.75%, see rank21.21%26.69%
3 Bedrooms32,791, 49.20%, see rank44.61%39.70%
4 Bedrooms14,355, 21.54%, see rank21.78%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms2,217, 3.33%, see rank4.18%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Total Housing Units59,142, 100%339,046116,211,092
Utility Gas24,808, 41.95%, see rank40.46%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas8,040, 13.59%, see rank10.27%4.86%
Electricity15,733, 26.60%, see rank31.91%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.8,520, 14.41%, see rank15.26%5.86%
Coal or Coke172, 0.29%, see rank0.11%0.12%
Wood1,202, 2.03%, see rank0.98%2.12%
Solar Energy18, 0.03%, see rank0.04%0.05%
Other Fuel445, 0.75%, see rank0.63%0.47%
No Fuel Used204, 0.34%, see rank0.34%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalDover AreaDelawareU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent16,239, 100%91,43839,201,928
$199 or Less335, 2.06%, see rank1.57%1.50%
$200 to $299574, 3.53%, see rank2.87%3.18%
$300 to $499977, 6.02%, see rank5.26%7.37%
$500 to $6991,795, 11.05%, see rank8.25%16.01%
$700 to $9994,699, 28.94%, see rank30.91%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4995,757, 35.45%, see rank37.49%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9991,763, 10.86%, see rank10.79%9.79%
$2,000 or More339, 2.09%, see rank2.85%6.10%
Median$985, see rank$1,012$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Occupied Housing Units59,142, 100%339,046116,211,092
No Vehicles Available3,866, 6.54%, see rank6.44%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available18,382, 31.08%, see rank33.97%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available23,956, 40.51%, see rank39.98%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available12,938, 21.88%, see rank19.61%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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