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Overview
Population:162,785
Pop. Change:28%
State: Delaware
Metro Area:Dover Metro Area
County:Kent
City:Dover, Smyrna, ... 26 total
Zip Code:19901, 19904, ... 16 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Dover's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Dover Metro Area

Profile: Small capital city  Location: Central Delaware, 5 miles inland from the Delaware Bay Elevation: 74 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Small-town atmosphereViolent crime
Capital-city amenitiesEducational attainment
Nearby recreationHealthcare

Interesting Facts about the Dover, Delaware Metro Area

As of 2014, Dover Metro Area's population is 162,785 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.48 percent.

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The median home cost in Dover Metro Area is $140,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Dover Metro Area's cost of living is 0.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Dover Metro Area public schools spend $14,644 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Dover Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Dover Metro Area is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Dover Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 0.51 percent.


Ranked #25 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #29 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #154 Best Green Cities
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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Dover Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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