Dover has the 822nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Dover area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Dover has the 248th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Dover is below average at $42,110, and the median cost of a home in Dover is $181,600, which is the same as the national average. 28% of workers in Dover hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Dover. 82% of Dover workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Dover spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.