Dover, DE 19904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover, DE 19904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.16, Longitude -75.527
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 937
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,268
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 914
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,354

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dover, DE 19904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,165
Daytime Population: Workers 21,706
Daytime Population: Residents 20,217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,923
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 34,754
Population in Familes 27,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,411
Population Density2 866
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $55,392
Average Household Income $70,358
Per Capita Income $26,735


Total Housing Units 14,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,473 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,041 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,159 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $211,872
Average Home Value $241,075


Total Households 13,514
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 8,781
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 0.85% 1.66%
Households 0.71% 1.64%
Families 0.59% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Dover, DE 19904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19904 to the other 65 ZIP Codes 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 # 8 89th
Population Density # 22 68th
Diversity Index # 11 85th
Median Household Income # 41 38th
Per Capita Income # 39 42nd

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