Dunkirk demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)35762791
Median age46.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1830%44%43%
Speak English94%82%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Dunkirk, MD has a population of 2,350 and is the 10,156th largest city in the United States. The population density is 357 per sq mi which is 43% lower than the Maryland average and 294% higher than the national average. The median age in Dunkirk is 46 which is approximately 20% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In Dunkirk, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 45% of Dunkirk residents were born in Maryland, 50% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dunkirk is 43% lower than Maryland.
  • The median age in Dunkirk is 20% higher than Maryland.
  • In Dunkirk 87.62% of the population is White.
  • In Dunkirk 5.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dunkirk 2.26% of the population is Asian.

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      Dunkirk population breakdown by race

      Black or African American5.45%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race4.68%3.12%3.06%
      Other race0.00%3.67%4.75%
      In Dunkirk, 4.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Dunkirk, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).