Dunkirk, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dunkirk, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Dunkirk Census Designated Place had a population of 2,544 as of July 1, 2016. Dunkirk ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dunkirk is located at latitude 38.7182 and longitude -76.6768 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Dunkirk Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Dunkirk Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389422) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Dunkirk Census Designated Place is located within District 3, Sunderland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunkirk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dunkirk: Smithville.


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Dunkirk Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map



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Dunkirk, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,544
Population in Households 2,544
Population in Familes 2,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 723
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 804 (91.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $481,902
Average Home Value $489,752
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $110,123
Average Household Income $124,159
Per Capita Income $41,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.1%
Households 0.19% 0.12%
Families -0.02% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Dunkirk, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunkirk to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 252 52nd
Population Density1 # 426 18th
Diversity Index2 # 298 43rd
Median Household Income # 73 86th
Per Capita Income # 129 75th

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