Dover | Choose Central Delaware

Explore the Dover, Delaware business offerings, employers, school district and more.

Dover is the capital and second largest city in Delaware. This city is flourishing with potential for economic development, with ample land ready for development all that is needed is your business! Dover has unlimited resources and can provide you with everything from land to skilled labor. Dover is one of the fast-growing areas in the state of Delaware, due in large part to the relatively low cost of living. It’s time to make Dover your company’s new home.

Dover's Top Employers:

  • Bayhealth Medical Center
  • Capital School District
  • Delaware State University
  • Delaware Technical Community College
  • Dover Air Force Base
  • Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
  • Kraft Foods
  • State of Delaware

Dover's Demographics:

  • Municipal Population: 171,474 (2017)
  • City Median Household Income: $55,184

Dover's School District:

The Vision of the Capital School District is “Educational Excellence Today for a Changing Tomorrow”.

  • Booker T. Washington Elementary
  • East Dover Elementary
  • Fairway Elementary
  • Hartly Elementary
  • North Dover Elementary
  • South Dover Elementary
  • Towne Point Elementary
  • Central Middle School
  • William Henry Middle School
  • Dover High School
  • Kent County Community School
  • Kent County Intensive Learning Center

Dover's Higher Education:

  • Delaware Technical Community College -Terry Campus
  • Delaware State University
  • University of Wilmington
  • Harris School of Business-Dover Campus
  • Wesley College

Dover’s Incentives:


Dover’s Utility Options:

Electric Provider: City of Dover

Gas Provider: Chesapeake Utilities

Water Provider: City of Dover

Sewer Provider: City of Dover

Trash: City of Dover

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