Dunwoody, Georgia Population 2020

49,821
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Dunwoody is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 49,821, it is the 19th largest city in Georgia and the 793rd largest city in the United States. Dunwoody is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 7.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,267 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Dunwoody has a population density of 3,823 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunwoody is $125,060 with a poverty rate of 7.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,453 per month, and the median house value is $418,800. The median age in Dunwoody is 36.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Dunwoody Demographics

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

  • White: 66.69%
  • Asian: 16.52%
  • Black or African American: 11.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Dunwoody, Georgia is 49,821, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,459.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,267.

Dunwoody, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,68766.69%
Asian8,09916.52%
Black or African American5,77911.79%
Two or More Races1,6563.38%
Some Other Race5311.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2530.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.02%
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Dunwoody Population Pyramid 2020

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Dunwoody Median Age

36.6


Total

35.8


Male

37.8


Female

Dunwoody Adults

There are 36,248 adults, (6,758 of whom are seniors) in Dunwoody.

Dunwoody Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunwoody Sex Ratio

Female

24,785

50.57%

Male

24,231

49.43%

Dunwoody Households and Families

Dunwoody Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dunwoody Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.6%29.4%
All54.6%45.4%
Male49.7%50.3%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female36%64%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0252.4554.6
Married10,3203.1970.6
Non Family7,6111.2137.2
Female1,5713.0336
Male5233.9249.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dunwoody Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7472.21%
9th to 12th Grade4391.30%
High School Graduate3,2749.69%
Some College3,40510.08%
Associates Degree1,6254.81%
Bachelors Degree13,37439.58%
Graduate Degree10,92432.33%
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Dunwoody Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,50221,20615,972
Asian5,6865,4854,795
Black3,6263,5612,248
Hispanic2,3421,727840
Multiple Races758730328
Other Race333315212
Native American19011029
Islander999

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,985$83,908$50,418
Less Than High School$25,600$25,791$25,481
High School Grad$29,868$34,268$25,701
Some College$45,589$63,284$32,926
Bachelors Degree$78,501$87,909$60,570
Graduate Degree$83,893$105,307$64,926

$67,985

Average Earnings

$83,908

Average Male

$50,418

Average Female

Dunwoody Language

Dunwoody Language by Age

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Dunwoody Language

74.02% of Dunwoody residents speak only English, while 25.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.44% of the population.

Dunwoody Poverty

Dunwoody Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,3981,17326.67%
White29,2701,0973.75%
Black5,71773512.86%
Asian8,0995937.32%
Other53129956.31%
Multiple1,656925.56%

7.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.01%

Male Poverty Rate

9.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunwoody

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunwoody is Other, with 56.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunwoody is White, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.07%
High School10.90%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.20%
Male Unemployed12.38%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed3.00%

Dunwoody Income

Dunwoody Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,875$125,060
Families$125,473$151,673
Married Families$136,858-
Non Families$64,075$78,822
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Dunwoody Marital Status

Dunwoody Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunwoody Married by Age and Sex

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Dunwoody 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.

Dunwoody Marital Status by Race

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Dunwoody Veterans

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2,093

Number of Veterans

1,940

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam590
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War412
Korea196
World War II130
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Age Group Veterans
75+655
35 to 54578
65 to 74449
55 to 64216
18 to 34195
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4215.78%
Black52912.18%
2 or More9710.95%
Hispanic401.50%
Indian3114.55%
Other112.87%
Asian40.07%

Dunwoody Veterans by Education

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2.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunwoody Employment Status

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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33.13%

Born in Georgia

77.91%

Native Born

22.09%

Foreign Born

15.93%

Non Citizen

6.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.91% of Dunwoody residents were born in the United States, with 33.13% having been born in Georgia. 15.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,8211810.36%
201949,6401810.37%
201849,45990.02%
201749,4501810.37%
201649,2694790.98%
201548,7906551.36%
201448,1353360.70%
201347,7994420.93%
201247,3576761.45%
201146,6813750.81%
201046,30613,5063.51%
200032,8006,5002.23%
199026,3000.00%