Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dunbar is 7,330. Dunbar, West Virginia is the 3,863rd largest city in the US.
Dunbar is located entirely in Kanawha County.
The peak population of Dunbar was in 1990, when its population was 8,728. In 1990, Dunbar was the 2,744th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,863rd largest city in the US. Dunbar is currently 16.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Dunbar has shrunk 9.8% since the year 2000. Dunbar, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Dunbar, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,948. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.7% of the residents of Dunbar are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dunbar are 78.8% White, 13.8% Black, 5.7% Two or more races, 1.5% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dunbar, 12.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.7%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Dunbar.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.4% of Dunbar residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.2% of Dunbar residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.8% have a bachelor's degree and 10.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dunbar residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dunbar is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dunbar, 19.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dunbar is $44,009.
In Dunbar, 53.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.1% of housing units in Dunbar.
Of all the housing units in Dunbar, 9.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Dunbar, 2.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dunbar is $856.
In Dunbar, 84.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|3854||La Follette, Tennessee||7,346||-7.9%|
|3855||Northport, New York||7,344||-3.5%|
|3857||Cottage Grove, Wisconsin||7,338||79.5%|
|3858||Cedarhurst, New York||7,334||18.7%|
|3860||Monticello, New York||7,332||12.3%|
|3862||Villa Hills, Kentucky||7,331||-7.5%|
|3863||Dunbar, West Virginia||7,330||-9.8%|
|3867||New London, Wisconsin||7,320||2.8%|
|3869||Washington, New Jersey||7,314||9.0%|
|3871||La Junta, Colorado||7,298||-3.3%|
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