Dunkirk, Indiana Population 2021

2,179
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Dunkirk is a city located in Jay County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,179, it is the 195th largest city in Indiana and the 7304th largest city in the United States . Dunkirk is currently declining at a rate of -1.71% annually and its population has decreased by -7.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,362 in 2010. Dunkirk reached it's highest population of 2,374 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Dunkirk has a population density of 1,854 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunkirk is $48,439 with a poverty rate of 13.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $63,500. The median age in Dunkirk is 41.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Dunkirk Demographics

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

  • White: 99.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • 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 2,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,293.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,362.

Dunkirk, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,00799.26%
Two or More Races130.64%
Black or African American20.10%
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Dunkirk Population by Race

Dunkirk Population Pyramid $2021

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Dunkirk Median Age

41.4


Total

39.3


Male

45.3


Female

Dunkirk Adults

There are 1,526 adults, (377 of whom are seniors) in Dunkirk.

Dunkirk Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunkirk Sex Ratio

Female

1,058

52.32%

Male

964

47.68%

Dunkirk Population by Age

Dunkirk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dunkirk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
Female71.3%28.8%
All70%30%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Male32.7%67.3%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dunkirk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8782.370
Married3893.0276.9
Non Family3541.1768.1
Female803.0471.3
Male553.4232.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Dunkirk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade433.25%
9th to 12th Grade17112.93%
High School Graduate56642.78%
Some College35326.68%
Associates Degree765.74%
Bachelors Degree785.90%
Graduate Degree362.72%
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Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2631,049114
Hispanic4747
2+ Races1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.03%.

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,980$34,141$28,462
Less Than 9th Grade$$95,547$20,250
High School Graduate$27,708$32,000$21,250
Some College$33,125$33,594$32,750
Bachelors Degree$44,250$$45,417
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,980

Average Earnings

$34,141

Average Male

$28,462

Average Female

Dunkirk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunkirk Language by Age

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Dunkirk Language

98.20% of Dunkirk residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Dunkirk Language

Dunkirk Poverty by Race

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13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

17.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunkirk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is White, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is White, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.70%.

Dunkirk Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.31%
Some College15.15%
Less Than 9th Grade14.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dunkirk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed7.18%
Male Employed4.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Dunkirk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunkirk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,196$48,439
Families$53,214$60,858
Married Families$60,337-
Non Families$22,857$27,751
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Income by Household Type

Dunkirk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunkirk Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Dunkirk Marital Status

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131

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War23
Korea13
First Gulf War13
World War II

Dunkirk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6433
75+31
65 to 7431
18 to 3423
35 to 5413

Dunkirk Veterans by Age

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Dunkirk Veterans by Race

Dunkirk Veterans by Education

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3.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunkirk Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dunkirk Employment by Age

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Dunkirk Employment by Race

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Dunkirk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.00%

Born in Dunkirk

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.60% of Dunkirk residents were born in the United States, with 82.00% 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.

Dunkirk Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,179-38-1.71%
20202,217-38-1.69%
20192,255-38-1.66%
20182,293-22-0.95%
20172,315-15-0.64%
20162,330-17-0.72%
20152,347-2-0.09%
20142,349-14-0.59%
20132,363-9-0.38%
20122,372-2-0.08%
20112,374160.68%
20102,3580.00%

Dunkirk Population by Year