Dunn, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dunn, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Dunn had a population of 9,599 as of July 1, 2015. Dunn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dunn is located at latitude 35.3108 and longitude -78.6137 in Harnett County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dunn (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Harnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Dunn (GNIS ID: 2403518) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dunn: Lucknow, Tearshirt.

City of Dunn, NC Boundary Map

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Dunn, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,599
Population in Households 9,375
Population in Familes 7,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 224
Population Density1 1,483
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,119
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,473
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,094 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,025 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 473 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $152,614
Average Home Value $184,300
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,329
Average Household Income $44,340
Per Capita Income $18,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 1.21%
Households 0.77% 1.27%
Families 0.87% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Dunn, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunn to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 88th
Population Density1 # 81 89th
Diversity Index2 # 140 81st
Median Household Income # 617 17th
Per Capita Income # 492 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.