Living in Dunkirk, NY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Dunkirk SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Dunkirk, NY Crime Report

194
Total Crimes
1,650.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-35.74%
Below National Average

Dunkirk, NY Cost Of Living

81
Dunkirk's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Dunkirk, New York Info Snack

Dunkirk is a city in Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. It was officially incorporated in 1880, though it was first settled around 1805. The population was 12,563 as of the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 12,328 in 2013. Dunkirk is bordered on the north by Lake Erie. It shares a border with the village of Fredonia to the south, and with the town of Dunkirk to the east and west. Dunkirk is the westernmost city in the state of New York.
Population
11,950
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
22.7%
Median Home
$65,900
Median Income
$34,899
Median Rent
$652

Dunkirk, NY Photos

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Map Of Dunkirk, NY

Population over time in Dunkirk

Year Population % Change
2017 11,950 -0.9%
2016 12,064 -1.0%
2015 12,186 -1.0%
2014 12,308 -0.6%
2013 12,386 -0.6%
2012 12,458 -0.5%
2011 12,518 -0.5%
2010 12,581 -0.2%
2009 12,610 -
Crime/100k Dunkirk NY USA
Violent Crime 204.2 350.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 68.1 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 136.1 220.9 246.8
Property Crime 1446.2 1440.5 2199.5
Burglary 408.3 159.3 376.0
Larceny 995.3 1214.0 1594.6
Car Theft 42.5 67.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Dunkirk

White
63.3% (7,566)
African American
3.5% (418)
American Indian
0.6% (76)
Asian
0.4% (53)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (171)
Hispanic
30.7% (3,666)
Race Dunkirk NY USA
White 63.3% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 3.5% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 30.7% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Dunkirk, New York

Less than $10,000
8.5% (101,005)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (120,606)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (187,021)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.0% (190,711)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (187,482)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (195,092)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (110,229)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (84,171)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (12,913)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (5,765)
Income Dunkirk NY USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.0% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Dunkirk

Female
52.5% (6,272)
Male
47.5% (5,677)
Gender Dunkirk NY USA
Female 52.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dunkirk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (597)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (956)
High School / GED
41.0% (4,899)
Some College
20.0% (2,390)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,195)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,075)
Master's Degree
6.0% (717)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (119)
Education Dunkirk NY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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