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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 $54,419 in 2018, the latest figures available. Dover median household income is $10,386 lower than the median Delaware household income and $7,518 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Dover median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Dover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Dover Delaware

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Delaware $64,805 +0.65% -0.18%
Dover $54,419 -7.78% -9.57%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Dover is $54,419. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $65,517 and is now $11,098 (16.94%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2018 $61,937 $64,805 $54,419
2017 $61,807 $64,384 $59,012
2016 $60,291 $64,623 $56,653
2015 $59,116 $64,924 $60,179
2014 $56,969 $63,402 $58,636
2013 $56,415 $62,457 $59,162
2012 $56,288 $64,006 $57,957
2011 $56,507 $65,808 $58,756
2010 $57,762 $64,457 $63,037
2009 $58,921 $66,710 $60,404
2008 $60,829 $67,797 $65,517
2007 $61,601 $66,299 $56,803

Dover Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dover was $66,016 in 2018. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Dover median family income is $13,370 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Dover will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Dover Delaware

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Delaware $79,386 +0.54% -0.04%
Dover $66,016 +0.04% -6.70%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Dover is $66,016. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $75,187 and is now $9,171 (12.20%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2018 $76,401 $79,386 $66,016
2017 $75,692 $78,961 $65,987
2016 $74,360 $77,697 $65,000
2015 $72,348 $79,419 $70,753
2014 $69,978 $77,075 $66,870
2013 $69,134 $74,925 $66,170
2012 $68,512 $77,418 $68,858
2011 $68,763 $77,947 $67,151
2010 $69,953 $79,345 $73,823
2009 $71,663 $79,289 $70,119
2008 $74,083 $80,372 $75,187
2007 $74,267 $80,367 $64,430

Dover Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dover was $27,508 in 2018. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Dover median per capita income is $6,237 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Dover will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dover Delaware

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Delaware $33,745 -2.79% +1.26%
Dover $27,508 -4.82% -1.64%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Dover is $27,508. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $29,871 and is now $2,363 (7.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,973 in 2011, real per capita income for Dover has now grown by $2,535 (10.15%).

Real Per Capita Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2018 $33,831 $33,745 $27,508
2017 $33,187 $34,713 $28,902
2016 $32,573 $33,184 $26,713
2015 $31,775 $33,324 $27,967
2014 $30,672 $32,370 $27,340
2013 $30,431 $31,834 $27,200
2012 $29,934 $31,452 $26,695
2011 $29,884 $32,586 $24,973
2010 $30,077 $32,004 $26,742
2009 $30,984 $33,004 $27,758
2008 $32,255 $34,392 $28,413
2007 $32,400 $33,815 $27,885