Dunlap, Tennessee Population 2024

6,068

Dunlap is a city located in Bledsoe County, Sequatchie County, and Van Buren County Tennessee. Dunlap has a 2024 population of 6,068. It is also the county seat of Sequatchie County. Dunlap is currently growing at a rate of 2.99% annually and its population has increased by 13.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,364 in 2020.

The average household income in Dunlap is $45,554 with a poverty rate of 33.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dunlap is 37.1 years, 31.7 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Dunlap Demographics

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

  • White: 90.72%
  • Other race: 5.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
561.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.12% (704)
The current population of Dunlap, Tennessee is 6,068 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,364.

Dunlap, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,93890.72%
Other race3025.55%
Black or African American831.52%
Two or more races741.36%
Native American340.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.22%
Asian00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Dunlap Population by Race

Dunlap Population Pyramid 2024

Dunlap Median Age

37.1

Total

31.7

Male

41

Female

Dunlap Adults

There are 4,170 adults, (977 of whom are seniors) in Dunlap.

Dunlap Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunlap Sex Ratio

Female2,49745.88%
Male2,94654.12%

Dunlap Population by Age

Dunlap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9282.760.339.7
Married8442.8677.722.3
Non Family5661.1656.443.6
Female3333.923.476.6
Male1854.5259.540.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dunlap Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2236.16%
9th to 12th Grade43912.13%
High School Graduate1,62344.85%
Some College73220.23%
Associates Degree1454.01%
Bachelors Degree3008.29%
Graduate Degree1574.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dunlap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunlap Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1952,641430
Hispanic2481566
Other Race101560
Black83730
2+ Races47419
Native American34340
Islander121212

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

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

Dunlap Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$26,875$30,500$19,668
Less Than 9th Grade$27,438$28,148$19,063
High School Graduate$19,882$29,975$16,184
Some College$26,797$0$30,172
Bachelors Degree$31,012$0$30,069
Graduate Degree$75,500$0$0

$26,875

Average Earnings

$30,500

Average Male

$19,668

Average Female

Dunlap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunlap Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dunlap Language

92.4% of Dunlap residents speak only English, while 7.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.74% of the population.

Dunlap Language

Dunlap Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4921,49633.3%
Hispanic53822040.89%
Other2994214.05%
Multiple742331.08%

33.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.8%

Male Poverty Rate

35.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunlap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunlap is Hispanic, with 40.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunlap is Other, with 14.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.7%.

Dunlap Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.09%
High School26.53%
Bachelors or Greater20.24%
Some College14.53%

Dunlap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed57.81%
Female Employed31.27%
Male Employed8.4%

Dunlap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunlap Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$42,188$45,554
Families$44,045$49,015
Married Families$63,493$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,259$32,799

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dunlap Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunlap Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dunlap 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 55-64.

Dunlap Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dunlap Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

388

Number of Veterans

345

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam161
Second Gulf War150
First Gulf War101
Korea0
World War II0

Dunlap Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+104
18 to 3489
35 to 5475
65 to 7464
55 to 6456

Dunlap Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3779.81%
Black1113.25%

Dunlap Veterans by Race

Dunlap Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunlap Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dunlap Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dunlap Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dunlap 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

69.94%

Born in Dunlap

93.88%

Native Born

6.12%

Foreign Born

5.93%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.88% of Dunlap residents were born in the United States, with 69.94% having been born in Tennessee. 5.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dunlap Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,9481762.6%
20286,7721762.67%
20276,5961762.74%
20266,4201762.82%
20256,2441762.9%
20246,0681762.99%
20235,8921763.08%
20225,7161502.69%
20215,5662023.77%
20205,3641653.17%
20195,199641.25%
20185,135410.8%
20175,09400%
20165,094330.65%
20155,06160.12%
20145,055310.62%
20135,024671.35%
20124,957270.55%
20114,930831.71%
20104,84767416.15%
20004,17344211.85%
19903,731501.36%
19803,68100%

Dunlap Population by Year