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Dover Delaware Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Dover Delaware metro area was $54,140 in 2016, the latest figures available. Dover median household income is $7,617 lower than the median Delaware household income and $3,477 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Dover median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Dover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Dover Delaware

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Delaware $61,757 -0.44% +3.61%
Dover $54,140 -5.84% -4.11%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Dover is $54,140. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $62,470 and is now $8,330 (13.33%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2016 $57,617 $61,757 $54,140
2015 $56,480 $62,029 $57,495
2014 $54,398 $60,541 $55,990
2013 $53,838 $59,605 $56,460
2012 $53,701 $61,065 $55,293
2011 $53,879 $62,747 $56,023
2010 $55,093 $61,479 $60,125
2009 $56,180 $63,606 $57,594
2008 $58,000 $64,644 $62,470
2007 $58,736 $63,216 $54,161
2006 $57,677 $62,893 $56,809
2005 $56,832 $64,522 $59,339

Dover Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dover was $62,117 in 2016. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Dover median family income is $12,134 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Dover will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Dover Delaware

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Delaware $74,251 -2.14% +3.84%
Dover $62,117 -8.11% -1.63%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Dover is $62,117. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $71,691 and is now $9,574 (13.35%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2016 $71,062 $74,251 $62,117
2015 $69,122 $75,878 $67,598
2014 $66,820 $73,597 $63,852
2013 $65,977 $71,504 $63,148
2012 $65,363 $73,860 $65,693
2011 $65,564 $74,321 $64,028
2010 $66,721 $75,678 $70,412
2009 $68,329 $75,601 $66,857
2008 $70,638 $76,634 $71,691
2007 $70,813 $76,630 $61,434
2006 $69,670 $74,547 $62,638
2005 $68,618 $78,488 $69,781

Dover Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dover was $25,528 in 2016. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Dover median per capita income is $6,184 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Dover will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dover Delaware

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Delaware $31,712 -0.40% +4.38%
Dover $25,528 -4.46% -1.66%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Dover is $25,528. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $28,482 and is now $2,954 (10.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,811 in 2011, real per capita income for Dover has now grown by $1,717 (7.21%).

Real Per Capita Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2016 $31,128 $31,712 $25,528
2015 $30,358 $31,838 $26,720
2014 $29,288 $30,909 $26,107
2013 $29,041 $30,380 $25,958
2012 $28,558 $30,007 $25,468
2011 $28,494 $31,070 $23,811
2010 $28,687 $30,525 $25,506
2009 $29,542 $31,469 $26,466
2008 $30,755 $32,793 $27,092
2007 $30,894 $32,242 $26,589
2006 $30,078 $31,917 $27,864
2005 $30,768 $33,982 $28,482