Dunwoody, Georgia Population 2021

48,992
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Dunwoody is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 48,992, it is the 19th largest city in Georgia and the 805th largest city in the United States . Dunwoody is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually but its population has increased by 5.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,267 in 2010. Dunwoody reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Dunwoody has a population density of 3,759 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dunwoody is $129,708 with a poverty rate of 6.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,468 per month, and the median house value is $432,900. The median age in Dunwoody is 36.8 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Dunwoody Demographics

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

  • White: 65.01%
  • Asian: 18.13%
  • Black or African American: 12.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dunwoody, Georgia is 48,992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,356.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,267.

Dunwoody, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,09565.01%
Asian8,95018.13%
Black or African American5,97412.10%
Two or More Races1,4752.99%
Some Other Race5741.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native3030.61%
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Dunwoody Population by Race

Dunwoody Population Pyramid $2021

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Dunwoody Median Age

36.8


Total

36.1


Male

37.9


Female

Dunwoody Adults

There are 36,526 adults, (6,998 of whom are seniors) in Dunwoody.

Dunwoody Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunwoody Sex Ratio

Female

25,040

50.72%

Male

24,331

49.28%

Dunwoody Population by Age

Dunwoody Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dunwoody Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family37.7%62.3%
Female39.6%60.4%
Male46.6%53.4%
All55.6%44.4%
Married71.9%28.1%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dunwoody Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4822.4155.6
Married10,4973.1571.9
Non Family7,8621.1837.7
Female1,5872.9439.6
Male5364.346.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Dunwoody Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6101.79%
9th to 12th Grade4731.39%
High School Graduate3,0889.05%
Some College3,63010.64%
Associates Degree1,6634.88%
Bachelors Degree13,48939.55%
Graduate Degree11,15032.70%
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Dunwoody Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunwoody Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,15020,88315,954
Asian6,3406,1515,189
Black3,7503,7302,363
Hispanic2,2201,624729
2+ Races714684337
Other Race326320198
Native American207114

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.85%.

Dunwoody Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,301$85,793$49,913
Less Than 9th Grade$24,175$25,942$
High School Graduate$26,651$34,875$22,078
Some College$43,228$60,341$33,920
Bachelors Degree$80,225$90,697$60,615
Graduate Degree$87,479$104,583$68,679

$70,301

Average Earnings

$85,793

Average Male

$49,913

Average Female

Dunwoody Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunwoody Language by Age

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Dunwoody Language

72.69% of Dunwoody residents speak only English, while 27.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.19% of the population.

Dunwoody Language

Dunwoody Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,2401,21728.70%
White28,8409283.22%
Black5,86767911.57%
Asian8,9505786.46%
Other57431054.01%
Native3034113.53%
Multiple1,475382.58%

6.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.58%

Male Poverty Rate

8.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunwoody

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunwoody is Other, with 54.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunwoody is Multiple, with 2.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.36%.

Dunwoody Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.47%
High School9.86%
Some College3.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Dunwoody Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.96%
Male Unemployed8.60%
Female Employed4.19%
Male Employed2.75%

Dunwoody Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunwoody Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,057$129,708
Families$129,655$159,478
Married Families$143,530-
Non Families$63,356$79,142
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Income by Household Type

Dunwoody Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

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 Marital Status

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2,012

Number of Veterans

1,837

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam669
Second Gulf War400
First Gulf War325
Korea196
World War II86

Dunwoody Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+693
65 to 74518
35 to 54436
18 to 34195
55 to 64170

Dunwoody Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4455.98%
Black46810.41%
2+ Races607.76%
Hispanic521.98%
Native American177.39%
Other Race112.72%
Asian110.17%

Dunwoody Veterans by Race

Dunwoody Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunwoody Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dunwoody Employment by Age

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Dunwoody Employment by Race

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Dunwoody 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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33.75%

Born in Dunwoody

76.85%

Native Born

23.15%

Foreign Born

16.38%

Non Citizen

6.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.85% of Dunwoody residents were born in the United States, with 33.75% having been born in Georgia. 16.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dunwoody Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202148,992-182-0.37%
202049,174-182-0.37%
201949,356-182-0.37%
201849,538-37-0.07%
201749,5751690.34%
201649,4064550.93%
201548,9516461.34%
201448,3053330.69%
201347,9724400.93%
201247,5326731.44%
201146,8593790.82%
201046,48013,6803.55%
200032,8006,5002.23%
199026,3000.00%

Dunwoody Population by Year