Dunn, North Carolina Population 2020

9,714

Dunn is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 9,714, it is the 88th largest city in North Carolina and the 3164th largest city in the United States. Dunn is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,263 in 2010. Dunn reached it's highest population of 9,718 in 2018. Spanning over 7 miles, Dunn has a population density of 1,421 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunn is $45,263 with a poverty rate of 30.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $718 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Dunn is 42.7 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.2 males.

Dunn Demographics

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

  • White: 50.58%
  • Black or African American: 42.49%
  • Other race: 4.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dunn, North Carolina is 9,714, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,718.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,263.

Dunn, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020138,1841,9851.44%
2019136,1991,9851.46%
2018134,2141,9851.48%
2017132,2291,5981.21%
2016130,6312,6041.99%
2015128,0271,3231.03%
2014126,7041,6721.32%
2013125,0322,8352.27%
2012122,1973,0392.49%
2011119,1583,4162.87%
2010115,7420.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,87350.58%
Black or African American4,09442.49%
Some Other Race4484.65%
Two or More Races1061.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.94%
Asian230.24%

Dunn Population Pyramid 2020

Dunn Median Age

42.7


Total

41.2


Male

44.3


Female

Dunn Adults

There are 7,516 adults, (2,079 of whom are seniors) in Dunn.

Dunn Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunn Sex Ratio

Female

5,628

58.41%

Male

4,007

41.59%

Dunn Households and Families

Dunn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dunn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All51.2%48.8%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female25.4%74.6%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0792.351.2
Non Family1,7391.0945.5
Married1,3683.0174.2
Female8123.5225.4
Male1603.2346.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dunn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3755.50%
9th to 12th Grade90913.34%
High School Graduate2,37934.91%
Some College1,45421.34%
Associates Degree5578.17%
Bachelors Degree77111.31%
Graduate Degree3705.43%

Dunn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7803,259812
Black2,6362,003268
Hispanic28016131
Other Race2301235
Native American716116
Multiple Races25255
Asian23229

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,535$32,719$20,806
Less Than High School$14,409$17,976$13,300
High School Grad$21,235$27,538$17,000
Some College$26,660$34,559$22,039
Bachelors Degree$40,719$42,171$34,583
Graduate Degree$51,696$70,313$46,944

$26,535

Average Earnings

$32,719

Average Male

$20,806

Average Female

Dunn Language

Dunn Language by Age

Dunn Language

94.00% of Dunn residents speak only English, while 6.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.44% of the population.

Dunn Poverty

Dunn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0641,71842.27%
White4,54179817.57%
Hispanic61328346.17%
Other44816637.05%
Multiple984950.00%
Native911010.99%
Asian23834.78%

30.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.99%

Male Poverty Rate

33.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunn is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunn is Native, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.19%
High School25.84%
Some College19.63%
Bachelors or Greater9.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.59%
Male Unemployed42.22%
Female Employed20.62%
Male Employed11.14%

Dunn Income

Dunn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,592$45,263
Families$41,275$58,281
Married Families$59,129-
Non Families$17,898$26,927

Dunn Marital Status

Dunn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunn Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Dunn Marital Status by Race

Dunn Veterans

586

Number of Veterans

524

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War61
Korea26
World War II25
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64156
35 to 54148
65 to 74131
75+115
18 to 3436
Name Veterans % of Total
White4029.92%
Black1615.33%
Hispanic236.25%
Other237.57%

$Dunn Veterans by Education

7.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunn Employment Status

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dunn Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.07%

Born in North Carolina

96.50%

Native Born

3.50%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.50% of Dunn residents were born in the United States, with 75.07% having been born in North Carolina. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,714-2-0.02%
20199,716-2-0.02%
20189,718220.23%
20179,696-2-0.02%
20169,6981041.08%
20159,594120.13%
20149,582-40-0.42%
20139,622690.72%
20129,5531051.11%
20119,4481161.24%
20109,3321360.15%
20009,1968600.99%
19908,336-626-0.72%
19808,9626600.77%
19708,3027360.93%
19607,5661,2501.82%
19506,3161,0601.85%
19405,2566981.44%
19304,5581,7534.97%
19202,8050.00%