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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 $57,608 in 2017, the latest figures available. Dover median household income is $5,244 lower than the median Delaware household income and $2,728 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Dover median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Dover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Dover Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Delaware $62,852 -0.37% +1.55%
Dover $57,608 +4.16% +0.64%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Dover is $57,608. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $63,959 and is now $6,351 (9.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,305 in 2016, real median household income for Dover has now grown by $2,303 (4.16%).

Real Median Household Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2017 $60,336 $62,852 $57,608
2016 $58,856 $63,085 $55,305
2015 $57,709 $63,379 $58,747
2014 $55,613 $61,893 $57,240
2013 $55,072 $60,970 $57,753
2012 $54,948 $62,482 $56,577
2011 $55,162 $64,241 $57,358
2010 $56,388 $62,924 $61,538
2009 $57,519 $65,122 $58,966
2008 $59,382 $66,184 $63,959
2007 $60,135 $64,721 $55,451
2006 $59,051 $64,391 $58,162

Dover Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dover was $64,417 in 2017. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Dover median family income is $12,665 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Dover will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Dover Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Delaware $77,082 +1.63% +2.45%
Dover $64,417 +1.52% -1.32%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Dover is $64,417. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $73,399 and is now $8,982 (12.24%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2017 $73,891 $77,082 $64,417
2016 $72,591 $75,848 $63,453
2015 $70,627 $77,530 $69,070
2014 $68,313 $75,240 $65,278
2013 $67,488 $73,142 $64,595
2012 $66,880 $75,574 $67,218
2011 $67,126 $76,092 $65,553
2010 $68,289 $77,457 $72,067
2009 $69,958 $77,402 $68,450
2008 $72,321 $78,460 $73,399
2007 $72,500 $78,455 $62,897
2006 $71,330 $76,323 $64,131

Dover Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dover was $28,214 in 2017. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Dover median per capita income is $5,673 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Dover will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dover Delaware

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Delaware $33,887 +4.61% +7.24%
Dover $28,214 +8.19% +5.71%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Dover is $28,214. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $29,161 and is now $947 (3.25%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,379 in 2011, real per capita income for Dover has now grown by $3,835 (15.73%).

Real Per Capita Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2017 $32,397 $33,887 $28,214
2016 $31,798 $32,394 $26,077
2015 $31,019 $32,531 $27,302
2014 $29,942 $31,599 $26,690
2013 $29,706 $31,076 $26,553
2012 $29,221 $30,704 $26,059
2011 $29,173 $31,810 $24,379
2010 $29,361 $31,243 $26,106
2009 $30,246 $32,219 $27,097
2008 $31,488 $33,574 $27,738
2007 $31,629 $33,010 $27,222
2006 $30,795 $32,678 $28,528