Dunkirk, Indiana Population 2020

2,255

Dunkirk is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,255, it is the 188th largest city in Indiana and the 7176th largest city in the United States. Dunkirk is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,362 in 2010. Dunkirk reached it's highest population of 2,369 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Dunkirk has a population density of 1,919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunkirk is $45,494 with a poverty rate of 21.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $57,500. The median age in Dunkirk is 41.4 years, 35.7 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.7 males.

Dunkirk Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dunkirk was:

  • White: 98.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dunkirk, Indiana is 2,255, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,362.

Dunkirk, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,07998.48%
Two or More Races261.23%
Black or African American60.28%

Dunkirk Population Pyramid 2020

Dunkirk Median Age

41.4


Total

35.7


Male

46.9


Female

Dunkirk Adults

There are 1,592 adults, (373 of whom are seniors) in Dunkirk.

Dunkirk Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunkirk Sex Ratio

Female

1,052

49.83%

Male

1,059

50.17%

Dunkirk Households and Families

Dunkirk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dunkirk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All63.2%36.8%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Male29.5%70.5%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9242.2863.2
Married3983.0481.9
Non Family3921.1750.3
Female903.4953.3
Male44329.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dunkirk Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.18%
9th to 12th Grade23316.82%
High School Graduate57441.44%
Some College34825.13%
Associates Degree745.34%
Bachelors Degree846.06%
Graduate Degree282.02%

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3551,078112
Multiple Races2626
Black44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,533$31,758$26,321
Less Than High School$33,750$$
High School Grad$26,023$30,167$20,469
Some College$30,000$31,324$27,955
Bachelors Degree$42,813$$50,577
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,533

Average Earnings

$31,758

Average Male

$26,321

Average Female

Dunkirk Language

Dunkirk Language by Age

Dunkirk Language

99.90% of Dunkirk residents speak only English, while 0.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.10% of the population.

Dunkirk Poverty

Dunkirk Poverty by Race

21.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

23.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunkirk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is White, with 21.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is White, with 21.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.85%
Some College17.54%
High School17.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.11%
Male Unemployed22.86%
Female Employed14.07%
Male Employed5.97%

Dunkirk Income

Dunkirk Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,308$45,494
Families$53,333$59,534
Married Families$58,250-
Non Families$22,727$25,715

Dunkirk Marital Status

Dunkirk Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunkirk Married by Age and Sex

Dunkirk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dunkirk Marital Status by Race

Dunkirk Veterans

158

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War25
Korea22
Second Gulf War21
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6441
35 to 5436
65 to 7435
75+25
18 to 3421

$Dunkirk Veterans by Education

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunkirk Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dunkirk Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.89%

Born in Indiana

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.67% of Dunkirk residents were born in the United States, with 84.89% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,255-17-0.75%
20192,272-17-0.74%
20182,289-20-0.87%
20172,309-17-0.73%
20162,326-13-0.56%
20152,339-3-0.13%
20142,342-16-0.68%
20132,358-10-0.42%
20122,368-1-0.04%
20112,369160.68%
20102,3530.00%