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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 $58,001 in 2019, the latest figures available. Dover median household income is $12,175 lower than the median Delaware household income and $7,711 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Dover median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Dover are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Dover Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Delaware $70,176 +6.36% +6.66%
Dover $58,001 +4.69% +0.56%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Dover is $58,001. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $66,705 and is now $8,704 (13.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,405 in 2018, real median household income for Dover has now grown by $2,596 (4.69%).

Real Median Household Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2019 $65,712 $70,176 $58,001
2018 $63,059 $65,979 $55,405
2017 $62,927 $65,551 $60,081
2016 $61,383 $65,794 $57,679
2015 $60,187 $66,101 $61,270
2014 $58,001 $64,551 $59,698
2013 $57,437 $63,588 $60,233
2012 $57,307 $65,165 $59,006
2011 $57,531 $67,000 $59,821
2010 $58,809 $65,626 $64,180
2009 $59,988 $67,919 $61,498

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Dover Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dover was $69,439 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware family income, Dover median family income is $17,709 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Dover will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Dover Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Delaware $87,148 +7.82% +10.17%
Dover $69,439 +3.31% +4.93%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Dover is $69,439. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $76,550 and is now $7,111 (9.29%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2019 $80,944 $87,148 $69,439
2018 $77,786 $80,825 $67,212
2017 $77,064 $80,392 $67,183
2016 $75,707 $79,104 $66,177
2015 $73,660 $80,859 $72,036
2014 $71,246 $78,471 $68,081
2013 $70,386 $76,283 $67,369
2012 $69,752 $78,819 $70,104
2011 $70,009 $79,359 $68,368
2010 $71,221 $80,783 $75,161
2009 $72,962 $80,726 $71,390

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Dover Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dover was $28,004 in 2019. Compared to the median Delaware per capita income, Dover median per capita income is $8,854 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Dover will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dover Delaware

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Delaware $36,858 +7.28% +9.10%
Dover $28,004 -0.01% +2.97%

Trends in Dover, DE Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Dover is $28,004. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $30,413 and is now $2,409 (7.92%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,426 in 2011, real per capita income for Dover has now grown by $2,578 (10.14%).

Real Per Capita Income: Dover, Delaware, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dover

Date US Delaware Dover
2019 $35,672 $36,858 $28,004
2018 $34,444 $34,357 $28,007
2017 $33,788 $35,342 $29,425
2016 $33,163 $33,785 $27,197
2015 $32,351 $33,928 $28,474
2014 $31,228 $32,956 $27,836
2013 $30,982 $32,411 $27,693
2012 $30,476 $32,022 $27,178
2011 $30,425 $33,177 $25,426
2010 $30,622 $32,584 $27,227
2009 $31,545 $33,602 $28,260

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