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Dover Base Housing CDP, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Dover Base Housing Census Designated Place had a population of 3,612 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Dover Base Housing CDP, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,612
Daytime Population: Workers 1,089
Daytime Population: Residents 1,871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,960
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 3,393
Population in Familes 3,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density2 5,221
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $49,673
Average Household Income $59,055
Per Capita Income $18,403


Total Housing Units 1,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,142 (95.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 1,150
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,024
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.65%
Households 0.59% 0.65%
Families 0.52% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 2017 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 Density # 4 96th
Diversity Index # 15 83rd
Median Household Income # 63 19th
Per Capita Income # 76 3rd

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