Dunn, North Carolina Population 2021

9,748
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Dunn is a city located in Harnett County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 9,748, it is the 89th largest city in North Carolina and the 3161st largest city in the United States . Dunn is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 5.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,263 in 2010. Dunn reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Dunn has a population density of 1,426 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunn is $46,470 with a poverty rate of 29.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $131,400. The median age in Dunn is 41.4 years, 40.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Dunn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dunnwas:

  • White: 51.09%
  • Black or African American: 40.83%
  • Other race: 5.04%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dunn, North Carolina is 9,748 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,93751.09%
Black or African American3,94640.83%
Some Other Race4875.04%
Two or More Races1911.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.78%
Asian280.29%
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Dunn Population by Race

Dunn Population Pyramid $2021

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Dunn Median Age

41.4


Total

40.6


Male

42.2


Female

Dunn Adults

There are 7,457 adults, (2,136 of whom are seniors) in Dunn.

Dunn Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunn Sex Ratio

Female

5,700

58.98%

Male

3,964

41.02%

Dunn Population by Age

Dunn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dunn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.5%74.5%
Male45.4%54.6%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
All51.3%48.7%
Married75.8%24.2%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dunn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0312.3451.3
Non Family1,7471.146.6
Married1,2673.0775.8
Female8543.5425.5
Male1633.6945.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Dunn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3104.60%
9th to 12th Grade86312.80%
High School Graduate2,37335.19%
Some College1,50622.33%
Associates Degree5608.30%
Bachelors Degree75011.12%
Graduate Degree3815.65%
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Dunn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8033,320831
Black2,5521,948261
Hispanic2351645
Other Race210145
Native American696021
2+ Races56524
Asian28269

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.14%.

Dunn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,844$37,335$22,273
Less Than 9th Grade$14,550$20,871$13,400
High School Graduate$22,083$29,688$17,560
Some College$30,084$40,234$25,367
Bachelors Degree$42,250$58,929$29,250
Graduate Degree$51,563$78,750$47,955

$27,844

Average Earnings

$37,335

Average Male

$22,273

Average Female

Dunn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunn Language by Age

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Dunn Language

94.09% of Dunn residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

Dunn Language

Dunn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8921,57940.57%
White4,63575416.27%
Hispanic64430246.89%
Other48717535.93%
Multiple1699958.58%
Native751925.33%
Asian281760.71%

29.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.30%

Male Poverty Rate

31.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunn is Asian, with 60.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunn is White, with 16.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.23%.

Dunn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.57%
High School27.63%
Some College17.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%

Dunn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed48.21%
Female Employed19.81%
Male Employed9.43%

Dunn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,561$46,470
Families$40,729$57,913
Married Families$61,510-
Non Families$20,253$30,229
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Income by Household Type

Dunn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunn Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Dunn Marital Status

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589

Number of Veterans

521

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam244
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War59
Korea23
World War II16

Dunn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64159
65 to 74147
35 to 54139
75+116
18 to 3428

Dunn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White42510.43%
Black1394.74%
Hispanic206.29%
Other Race207.19%
Native American57.25%

Dunn Veterans by Race

Dunn Veterans by Education

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9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunn Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Dunn Employment by Age

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Dunn Employment by Race

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Dunn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.30%

Born in Dunn

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Dunn residents were born in the United States, with 73.30% having been born in North Carolina. 2.15% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,748150.15%
20209,733150.15%
20199,718150.15%
20189,703310.32%
20179,672100.10%
20169,662991.04%
20159,563130.14%
20149,550-39-0.41%
20139,589700.74%
20129,5191041.10%
20119,415880.94%
20109,3271310.14%
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%

Dunn Population by Year