Dover is a small city in Delaware with a population of slightly more than 37,000. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the community. With an average age of just under 37, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Delaware. By a narrow 53%-47% margin, homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Dover. At $1,013 a month, the average rent is a bit below the state average.
Averaging about 24 minutes, Dover's commute time outperforms the state average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (39%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Ten percent of Dover residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 7% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Dover, the most common four of which are healthcare, retail, entertainment, and education. Together, these industries account for 26% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 6% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $62K, Dover workers take home about $12,000 less than the average Delaware resident. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).