Dunkirk, Maryland Population 2024

2,233

Dunkirk is a city located in Anne Arundel County and Calvert County Maryland. Dunkirk has a 2024 population of 2,233. Dunkirk is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually but its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,175 in 2020.

The average household income in Dunkirk is $181,418 with a poverty rate of 0.7%. The median age in Dunkirk is 41.8 years: 41.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Dunkirk Demographics

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

  • White: 88.32%
  • Two or more races: 7.82%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Black or African American: 1.19%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
339.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.67% (58)
The current population of Dunkirk, Maryland is 2,233 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,175.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,01188.32%
Two or more races1787.82%
Asian351.54%
Black or African American271.19%
Other race261.14%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dunkirk Population by Race

Dunkirk Population Pyramid 2024

Dunkirk Median Age

41.8

Total

41.6

Male

42.2

Female

Dunkirk Adults

There are 1,817 adults, (358 of whom are seniors) in Dunkirk.

Dunkirk Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunkirk Sex Ratio

Female1,00644.18%
Male1,27155.82%

Dunkirk Population by Age

Dunkirk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7762.93973
Married6083.2696.23.8
Non Family1211.121000
Male302.831000
Female174.241000

3.23

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

97.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dunkirk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade664.08%
Associates Degree1368.41%
Bachelors Degree54833.87%
Graduate Degree25815.95%
High School Graduate35021.63%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College26016.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3671,307681
Hispanic14213654
2+ Races12512583
Asian353535
Black27270
Other Race18187

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Dunkirk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,962$106,635$53,942
Graduate Degree$115,417$116,435$96,500
High School Graduate$69,471$68,173$107,411
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$91,731$90,769$92,212
Some College$100,000$98,854$100,887

$91,731

Average Earnings

$90,769

Average Male

$92,212

Average Female

Dunkirk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunkirk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dunkirk Language

97.04% of Dunkirk residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Dunkirk Language

Dunkirk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,944120.62%
Multiple17842.25%

0.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

1.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunkirk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is Multiple, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is White, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.4%.

Dunkirk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.04%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Dunkirk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0.76%
Female Unemployed0%

Dunkirk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunkirk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$180,708$199,306
Households$159,167$181,418
Married Families$180,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$80,089$79,579

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dunkirk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

75.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunkirk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dunkirk Marriage

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

Dunkirk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dunkirk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

251

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War134
First Gulf War68
Vietnam68
Korea0
World War II0

Dunkirk Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5485
18 to 3449
65 to 7449
55 to 6438
75+30

Dunkirk Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White21413.49%
2+ Races3733.33%
Hispanic3723.72%

Dunkirk Veterans by Race

Dunkirk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunkirk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dunkirk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dunkirk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dunkirk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.64%

Born in Dunkirk

92.31%

Native Born

7.69%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

7.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.31% of Dunkirk residents were born in the United States, with 42.64% having been born in Maryland. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dunkirk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,233-22-0.98%
20232,255-22-0.97%
20222,277-22-0.96%
20212,2991245.7%
20202,175-463-17.55%
20192,6381897.72%
20182,449-41-1.65%
20172,4901405.96%
20162,350472.04%
20152,303-31-1.33%
20142,334-193-7.64%
20132,527-20-0.79%
20122,547160.63%
20112,53100%

Dunkirk Population by Year