Dunkirk is a city located in Chautauqua County New York. Dunkirk has a 2020 population of 11,702. Dunkirk is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,526 in 2010.
The average household income in Dunkirk is $48,841 with a poverty rate of 25.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Dunkirk is 39.7 years, 38.9 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dunkirkwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.70%.
79.30% of Dunkirk residents speak only English, while 20.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.81% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is Asian, with 82.14% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunkirk is Multiple, with 31.35% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.51%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dunkirk
95.55% of Dunkirk residents were born in the United States, with 74.69% having been born in New York. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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