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Delaware > All counties > Kent County > Dover City
Dover, DE

City
Population 2000: 32,135
Square miles: 22.39



2000 CENSUS DATA
DOVER DE US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 13,357
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 5,913 44.3 24.1 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.08 2.30 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.28 4.40 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.15 1.23 1.19
Median year structure was built 1975 1970 1969
Median year householder moved in 1998 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 521 554 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 531 574 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 1,030 17.4 15.5 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 27 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 6,600 49.4 63.0 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.58 2.63 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.86 6.82 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.02 1.58 1.64
Median year structure was built 1974 1974 1971
Median year householder moved in 1991 1991 1991
Median value ($) 107,700 122,000 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 4,296 65.1 60.0 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 1,235 18.7 16.8 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 106,300 103,400 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,034 1,101 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 257 267 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk