Dunn, North Carolina Population 2024

8,758

Dunn is a city located in Harnett County North Carolina. Dunn has a 2024 population of 8,758. Dunn is currently growing at a rate of 1.3% annually and its population has increased by 3.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,433 in 2020.

The average household income in Dunn is $67,017 with a poverty rate of 21.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dunn is 44.6 years, 39.3 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Dunn Demographics

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

  • White: 51.08%
  • Black or African American: 38.73%
  • Other race: 5.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,281.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.85% (325)
The current population of Dunn, North Carolina is 8,758 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,433.

Dunn, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,36751.08%
Black or African American3,31138.73%
Other race4755.56%
Two or more races3343.91%
Asian440.51%
Native American180.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dunn Population by Race

Dunn Population Pyramid 2024

Dunn Median Age

44.6

Total

39.3

Male

49.6

Female

Dunn Adults

There are 6,953 adults, (2,092 of whom are seniors) in Dunn.

Dunn Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunn Sex Ratio

Female4,85156.74%
Male3,69843.26%

Dunn Population by Age

Dunn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7072.2554.245.8
Non Family1,6641.1147.452.6
Married1,1853.1381.418.6
Female7063.2128.571.5
Male1523.3135.564.5
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dunn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dunn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.73%.

Dunn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,844

Average Earnings

$45,680

Average Male

$27,870

Average Female

Dunn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dunn Language

92.94% of Dunn residents speak only English, while 7.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Dunn Language

Dunn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,2721,00830.81%
White4,15542710.28%
Hispanic74826134.89%
Other47517035.79%
Multiple32116852.34%
Native181477.78%
Asian44715.91%
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21.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.83%

Male Poverty Rate

22.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunn is Native, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunn is White, with 10.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.41%.

Dunn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.54%
High School20.98%
Some College17.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.69%
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Dunn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.5%
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed6.76%
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Dunn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dunn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dunn 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 35-44.

Dunn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dunn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

574

Number of Veterans

513

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

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Dunn Veterans by War

count

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Dunn Veterans by Age

count

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Dunn Veterans by Race

Dunn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dunn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dunn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dunn 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

72.58%

Born in Dunn

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.36% of Dunn residents were born in the United States, with 72.58% having been born in North Carolina. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dunn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,3181121.22%
20289,2061121.23%
20279,0941121.25%
20268,9821121.26%
20258,8701121.28%
20248,7581121.3%
20238,6461121.31%
20228,5341121.33%
20218,422-11-0.13%
20208,433-1,315-13.49%
20199,748240.25%
20189,724410.42%
20179,683140.14%
20169,6691001.05%
20159,569150.16%
20149,554-39-0.41%
20139,593720.76%
20129,5211071.14%
20119,414880.94%
20109,3261301.41%
20009,19686010.32%
19908,336-626-6.99%
19808,9626607.95%
19708,3027369.73%
19607,5661,25019.79%
19506,3161,06020.17%
19405,25669815.31%
19304,5581,75362.5%
19202,805
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Dunn Population by Year