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Dunkirk, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Dunkirk had a population of 2,185 as of July 1, 2020. Dunkirk ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dunkirk is located at latitude 40.3753 and longitude -85.2094 in Jay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dunkirk encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Dunkirk are located in Jay County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Blackford County.

The City of Dunkirk (GNIS ID: 2394576) 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.

The City of Dunkirk is located within Township of Richland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jay County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dunkirk: Quincy.

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Dunkirk, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,185 (100%)
Population in Households 2,147 (98.3%)
Population in Families 1,697 (77.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 38 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 1,859
Diversity Index2 8
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,738
Average Household Income $54,492
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $21,864
Wealth Index5 48
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $64,537
Average Home Value $84,575
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 577
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.52% -0.53%
Households -0.46% -0.47%
Families -0.45% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.28%

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Dunkirk, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunkirk to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 205 70th
Population Density # 140 80th
Median Household Income # 642 6th
Housing Affordability Index # 670 99th
Per Capita Income # 573 16th
Diversity Index # 533 23rd

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