Dover, Delaware

Current Temperature ° Population 36,643

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.9%

Crime Rate

50.84% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 214
  • Violent Crimes: 812
  • Robbery: 151
  • Burglary: 264
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

83.37% Higher than national avg.
  • 354 offenders in Dover
  • 96.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $151,950
  • Median Sales Price: $225,834
  • Foreclosures: 111
  • Homes For Sale: 288
  • Homes For Rent: 23

Environmental Hazards

447 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 34
  • Tanks & Spills: 398

Unemployment

Very High 5.2%
  • Delaware unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Dover, DE

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$151,950 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$225,834 compared to December 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.9%
  • Rented
    45.2%
  • Owned
    44.9%

288 Homes For Sale View All

$80,000
910 Jonathan Drive
Dover, DE 19901
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$205,000
173 Lexington Place
Dover, DE 19904
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$275,000
332 Gillibrook Lane
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$172,900
322 W Wind Drive
Dover, DE 19901
3 Beds | 2 Baths

111 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$88,000  
$144,000
Crosley Ct
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$109,000
Stoney Dr
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$100,000
Bradford
Dover, DE 19904
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$111,500
Woodcrest
Dover, DE 19904
4 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

116 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Dover, DE issued 116 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 116 permits, 44 were issued for single family homes and 72 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dover, DE issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

23 Rental Properties View All

$1,350
514 S Greenberry Lane
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,275
6 Chatham Court
Dover, DE 19901
2 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,050
105 Jefferson Court
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,250
43 Rose Bowl Road
Dover, DE 19904
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Dover, DE
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $816
  • 1 Bedroom: $885
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,032
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,494
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,808

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Environmental Hazards

447 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Dover, DE
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (497/507)
    Dover, DE has 98.03% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dover, DE is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.57 Average
    Dover, DE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 35.14°
  • February 34.77°
  • March 43.06°
  • April 53.78°
  • May 63.06°
  • June 72.79°
  • July 77.76°
  • August 75°
  • September 68.22°
  • October 56.87°
  • November 45.68°
  • December 40.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dover, DE

Earthquakes
Dover, DE has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Dover, DE has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Dover, DE has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Dover, DE has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dover, DE: $45,363

Unemployment

Unemployment in Dover is 5.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.38%
White Collar - 57.62%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Markell
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons

City Representatives

  • John Carney

Neighborhood Info

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