Dover City PUMA, DE

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Population

173,145

0.974% growth

Median Age

37.3


Median Household Income

$57,647

4.46% growth

Number of Employees

78,058

2.25% growth

Median Property Value

$205,800

3% growth

About

In 2017, Dover City PUMA, DE had a population of 173k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $57,647. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dover City PUMA, DE grew from 171,474 to 173,145, a 0.974% increase and its median household income grew from $55,184 to $57,647, a 4.46% increase.

The population of Dover City PUMA, DE is 62.7% White Alone, 24.1% Black or African American Alone, and 6.83% Hispanic or Latino. 10% of the people in Dover City PUMA, DE speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dover City PUMA, DE are Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (1,838 degrees awarded in 2016), Delaware State University (822 degrees), and Wesley College (212 degrees).

The median property value in Dover City PUMA, DE is $205,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.6%. Most people in Dover City PUMA, DE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Dover City PUMA, DE is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Dover City PUMA, DE employs 78.1k people. The largest industries in Dover City PUMA, DE are Restaurants & Food Services (5,536 people), Construction (4,654 people), and Hospitals (4,513 people), and the highest paying industries are Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers ($153,778), Petroleum refining ($146,587), and Offices of dentists ($90,462).

Median household income in Dover City PUMA, DE is $57,647. Males in Dover City PUMA, DE have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,171. The income inequality in Dover City PUMA, DE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,647

2017 value

± $1,456

4.46%

1 Year Growth

± 3.44%

Households in Dover City PUMA, DE have a median annual income of $57,647, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,184 in 2016, which represents a 4.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,148

Average Male Salary

± $5,974

$45,171

Average Female Salary

± $4,764

In 2017, full-time male employees in Dover City PUMA, DE made 1.13 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $61,561 ± $167,643

  2. Asian

    $43,926 ± $38,357

  3. White

    $43,410 ± $4,401

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Dover City PUMA, DE workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.4 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.424

2017 Wage GINI

0.418

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Dover City PUMA, DE was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.56% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Dover City PUMA, DE was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dover City PUMA, DE in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dover City PUMA, DE was Hockessin PUMA, DE with a value of $83,737, followed by Middletown Town, Bear & Glasgow PUMA, DE and Sussex County PUMA, DE, with respective values of $81,858 and $61,985.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dover City PUMA, DE (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.1k

2017 Value

2.25%

1 Year growth

± 2.25%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dover City PUMA, DE grew at a rate of 2.25%, from 76.3k employees to 78.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dover City PUMA, DE, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,375 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,124 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,049 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dover City PUMA, DE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dover City PUMA, DE, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,375 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,124 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,049 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Dover City PUMA, DE has an unusually high number of residents working as Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists (15 times higher than expected), Insulation workers (9.95 times), and Coin, vending, & amusement machine servicers & repairers (8.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dover City PUMA, DE, by average salary, are Dentists ($251,555), Physicians & surgeons ($215,418), and Dental hygienists ($163,527).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.1k

2017 Value

2.25%

1 Year growth

± 2.25%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dover City PUMA, DE grew at a rate of 2.25%, from 76.3k employees to 78.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dover City PUMA, DE, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,536 people), Construction (4,654 people), and Hospitals (4,513 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dover City PUMA, DE, though some of these residents may live in Dover City PUMA, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dover City PUMA, DE, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,536 people), Construction (4,654 people), and Hospitals (4,513 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Dover City PUMA, DE has an unusually high number of U. S. Air Force (18.3 times higher than expected), Cutlery & hand tool manufacturing (9.7 times), and Electronic shopping (6.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dover City PUMA, DE, by average salary, are Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers ($153,778), Petroleum refining ($146,587), and Offices of dentists ($90,462).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $12.1B

  2. $5.16B

  3. $5.09B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $12.1B, followed by Basic chemicals ($5.16B) and Gasoline ($5.09B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Delaware products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.8B

2015 Value

$80.6B

Projected 2045 Value

75.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Delaware trade was $45.8B. This is expected to increase 75.9% to $80.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Delaware trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $5.19B

  2. $4.06B

  3. $3.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $5.19B, followed by Ohio with $4.06B and Pennsylvania and $3.03B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.2% of the population of Dover City PUMA, DE has health coverage, with 42.8% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 4.71% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Dover City PUMA, DE was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in Dover City PUMA, DE see 1403 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (1382 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 433 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,403 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Delaware see an average of 1,403 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (1,382 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,254

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,806

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,921

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,460

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.77%

Uninsured

42.8%

Employer Coverage

19.5%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

14.8%

Non-Group

4.71%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dover City PUMA, DE stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.77%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.5% prevalence

  3. 9.8% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Delaware, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Delaware by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Dover City PUMA, DE is home to a population of 173k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Dover City PUMA, DE residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Dover City PUMA, DE is composed of 109k White Alone residents (62.7%), 41.7k Black or African American Alone residents (24.1%), 11.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.83%), 6.12k Two or More Races residents (3.54%), 3.46k Asian Alone residents (2%), 967 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.558%), 377 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.218%), and 45 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.026%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dover City PUMA, DE are Spanish (7,843 speakers), Haitian (1,043 speakers), and German (966 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dover City PUMA, DE was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Dover City PUMA, DE are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Dover City PUMA, DE residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.76%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.88k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Dover City PUMA, DE residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dover City PUMA, DE was 5.76%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    1,346 ± 897 people

  2. Haiti

    856 ± 717 people

  3. Nigeria

    552 ± 576 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dover City PUMA, DE was Philippines, the natal country of 1,346 Dover City PUMA, DE residents, followed by Haiti with 856 and Nigeria with 552.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Dover City PUMA, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dover City PUMA, DE was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    109k ± 109

  2. Black or African American Alone

    41.7k ± 682

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11.8k ± 974

In 2017, there were 2.6 times more White Alone residents (109k people) in Dover City PUMA, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.7k Black or African American Alone and 11.8k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Dover City PUMA, DE as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    7,843 speakers (4.84%)

  2. Haitian

    1,043 speakers (0.643%)

  3. German

    966 speakers (0.596%)

10% of Dover City PUMA, DE citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Dover City PUMA, DE was Spanish. 4.84% of the overall population of Dover City PUMA, DE are native Spanish speakers. 0.643% speak Haitian and 0.596% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Dover City PUMA, DE awarded 3,063 degrees. The student population of Dover City PUMA, DE is skewed towards women, with 7,707 male students and 12,898 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dover City PUMA, DE are White (1,554 and 52.4%), followed by Black or African American (1,012 and 34.1%), Hispanic or Latino (193 and 6.5%), and Asian (77 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Dover City PUMA, DE by number of degrees awarded are Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (1,838 and 60%), Delaware State University (822 and 26.8%), and Wesley College (212 and 6.92%).

The most popular majors in Dover City PUMA, DE are Registered Nursing (414 and 13.5%), General Business Administration & Management (206 and 6.73%), and General Human Services (138 and 4.51%).

The median tuition costs in Dover City PUMA, DE are $25,646 for private four year colleges, and $5,031 and $11,854 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 350 degrees awarded

  2. 138 degrees awarded

  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dover City PUMA, DE was Registered Nursing with 350 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,838 degrees awarded

  2. 822 degrees awarded

  3. 212 degrees awarded

$5,031

Median In-State Public

$25,646

Median Private

In 2016, the Dover City PUMA, DE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Delaware Technical Community College-Terry with 1,838 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,169

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,894

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,169 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dover City PUMA, DE, which is 0.617 times less than the 1,894 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,554 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,012 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    193 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dover City PUMA, DE were to White students. These 1,554 degrees mean that there were 1.54 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,012 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dover City PUMA, DE was $205,800 in 2017, which is 0.946 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $199,800 to $205,800, a 3% increase. The homeownership rate in Dover City PUMA, DE is 69.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dover City PUMA, DE have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dover City PUMA, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$57,647

Median Household Income

± $1,456

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Dover City PUMA, DE grew to $57,647 from the previous year's value of $55,184.

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Housing

Property Value

$205,800

2017 Median

± $3,529

$199,800

2016 Median

± $3,342

In 2017, the median property value in Dover City PUMA, DE grew to to $205,800 from the previous year's value of $199,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dover City PUMA, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dover City PUMA, DE the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dover City PUMA, DE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dover City PUMA, DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.6%

2017 Homeownership

69.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.6% of the housing units in Dover City PUMA, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dover City PUMA, DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dover City PUMA, DE have a longer commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Dover City PUMA, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.64%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dover City PUMA, DE was Drove Alone (82.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.64%) and those who Worked At Home (4.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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