Dover employment information

Income per capita$22,013$30,191$28,555
Median household income$45,660$60,231$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,452$71,990$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,063$36,658$33,219
Median earnings male$25,754$38,619$36,116
Median earnings female$19,653$29,263$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.0%12.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dover is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dover is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dover is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dover is 22% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Dover median earnings by income bracket

Dover employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%0.2%
Manufacturing sector7.0%0.2%
Financial & insurance services1.5%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services21.6%13.1%
Public administration9.3%8.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%1.5%
Education, health & social services17.8%45.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riverview, DE2,761$90,04368%
Highland Acres, DE3,962$80,20850%
Clayton, DE2,989$70,44632%
Kent Acres, DE1,828$70,31331%
Hartly, DE48$64,16720%
Dover, DE36,826$45,66015%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Winter Garden, FL36,826$58,3559%
Oakton, VA36,860$121,250127%
Marion, OH36,791$33,42338%
Brighton, NY36,870$61,89116%
Keizer, OR36,875$50,8975%
Dover, DE36,826$45,66015%
Source: The Dover, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.