Dover Base Housing CDP, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dover Base Housing CDP, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Dover Base Housing Census Designated Place had a population of 3,606 as of July 1, 2016. Dover Base Housing CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dover Base Housing CDP is located at latitude 39.1171 and longitude -75.4841 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Dover Base Housing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Dover Base Housing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389412) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dover Base Housing Census Designated Place is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dover Base Housing CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dover Base Housing CDP, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,606
Population in Households 3,391
Population in Familes 3,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 5,213
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,148
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,023
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,140 (95.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $50,176
Average Household Income $59,326
Per Capita Income $18,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.99%
Households 0.66% 1.01%
Families 0.59% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dover Base Housing CDP, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dover Base Housing CDP to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 66th
Population Density1 # 4 96th
Diversity Index2 # 13 83rd
Median Household Income # 57 27th
Per Capita Income # 74 5th

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