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Dover, DE

City
Population 2000: 32,135
Square miles: 22.39
Metro area: Dover


2000 CENSUS DATA
DOVER DE US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 32,135
Square miles (land) 22.39
Population per square mile 1,434.99 401.11 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 15,122 47.1 48.6 49.1
Female 17,013 52.9 51.4 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 6,397 19.9 20.8 21.4
16-24 6,217 19.3 13.7 13.9
25-44 8,960 27.9 30.2 30.2
45-64 6,277 19.5 22.4 22.0
65+ 4,284 13.3 13.0 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 35.78 36.74 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 17,655 54.9 74.6 75.1
Black or African American 11,961 37.2 19.2 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 146 0.5 0.3 0.9
Asian 1,016 3.2 2.1 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 12 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 503 1.6 2.0 5.5
Two or more races 842 2.6 1.7 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 1,327 4.1 4.8 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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