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Dover Metro Area Income and Careers

 

As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Dover Area is $25,259, which is lower than the state average of $30,191 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Dover Area median household income is $55,169. On average Dover Area residents spend 25.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 25.2 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #295

Dover Area
25,259 USD
Delaware
30,191 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Dover Area
30,763 USD
Delaware
33,303 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Dover Area
35,238 USD
Delaware
38,619 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Dover Area
26,359 USD
Delaware
29,263 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #125
Dover Area
55,169 USD
Delaware
60,231 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Dover Area
67,230 USD
Delaware
78,589 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Dover Area
6.06%
Delaware
27.12%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Dover Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Delaware and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.00%$7,983, see rank22.26%$15,11221.11%$16,919
Social Security Income32.95%$18,372, see rank32.61%$19,09729.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.18%$2,383, see rank2.56%$3,0082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income26.02%$24,136, see rank23.57%$25,52917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Dover Area
64,357 USD
Delaware
72,683 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Dover Area
75,507 USD
Delaware
90,884 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
White$59,494, see rank$64,791$56,900
Black$46,517, see rank$46,149$35,600
Hispanic$50,210, see rank$46,295$42,396
Asian$47,700, see rank$87,453$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$33,410, see rank$35,809$37,170
Hawaiian Native$26,250, see rank$38,914$53,370
One Race, Other$36,016, see rank$40,474$40,300
Two or More Races$36,303, see rank$47,325$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
less than 25$31,921, see rank$29,750$25,788
25 to 44$59,024, see rank$64,800$58,398
45 to 64$66,660, see rank$72,237$65,027
65 or over$43,079, see rank$44,076$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over130,957, see rank734,886248,775,628
Male162,011, 47.35%, see rank47.77%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:243,227, 69.71%, see rank68.02%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces22,164, 3.49%, see rank0.77%0.73%
Male, Civilian241,063, 66.22%, see rank67.25%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed336,794, 89.60%, see rank90.88%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed34,269, 10.40%, see rank9.12%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force218,784, 30.29%, see rank31.98%30.72%
Female168,946, 52.65%, see rank52.23%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:240,878, 59.29%, see rank60.00%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces2449, 0.65%, see rank0.12%0.11%
Female, Civilian240,429, 58.64%, see rank59.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed336,898, 91.27%, see rank92.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed33,531, 8.73%, see rank7.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force228,068, 40.71%, see rank40.00%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over74,485, 100%419,999141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone61,707, 82.84%, see rank80.81%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled6,990, 9.38%, see rank8.71%9.59%
Public Transportation894, 1.20%, see rank3.13%5.06%
Walked1,418, 1.90%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means865, 1.16%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home2,611, 3.51%, see rank3.96%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Dover Area
25.8 minutes
Delaware
25.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over73,692426,103143,435,233
Male136,794, 49.93%, see rank50.36%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations29,540, 25.93%, see rank33.83%33.12%
Service Occupations26,378, 17.33%, see rank16.13%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations25,919, 16.09%, see rank16.94%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2232, 0.63%, see rank0.68%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,973, 10.80%, see rank9.07%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations27,331, 19.92%, see rank16.62%17.94%
Female136,898, 50.07%, see rank49.64%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations214,525, 39.37%, see rank42.53%40.04%
Service Occupations27,663, 20.77%, see rank20.14%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations211,868, 32.16%, see rank31.94%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations261, 0.17%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations249, 0.13%, see rank0.12%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,641, 7.16%, see rank4.86%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Dover AreaDelawareU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over73,692, 100%426,103143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,107, 1.50%, see rank1.01%1.96%
Construction4,862, 6.60%, see rank6.05%6.17%
Manufacturing6,462, 8.77%, see rank9.32%10.43%
Wholesale Trade1,155, 1.57%, see rank2.02%2.75%
Retail Trade11,095, 15.06%, see rank12.18%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities3,466, 4.70%, see rank4.75%4.93%
Information919, 1.25%, see rank1.62%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing3,759, 5.10%, see rank9.96%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
4,602, 6.24%, see rank9.75%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance18,211, 24.71%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
6,568, 8.91%, see rank8.79%9.49%
Public Administration8,352, 11.33%, see rank5.91%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration3,134, 4.25%, see rank4.37%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Dover Area%DelawareU.S.
Population in Poverty20,93812.91%, see rank12.01%15.59%
Family in Poverty4,0079.67%, see rank8.18%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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