City of Dunkirk Total Population- 12,563

Sex and Age Breakdown:

  • Female Population- 6,404
  • Male Population- 6,159

Population Age Breakdown:

Median Age: 38.7 years

  • 0-24 years: 4,148
  • 25-54 years: 7,982
  • 55-74 years: 2,576
  • 75 years and older: 970

Race Breakdown:

  • White alone or in combination- 10,143
  • White alone- 9,740
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race)- 3,322
  • Black/ African American alone or in combination- 1,028
  • Black/ African American alone- 770
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination- 195
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone- 125
  • Asian alone or in combination-69
  • Asian alone- 47
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination- 17
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone- 4
  • Two or More Races- 468

Household by Type:

Total Households- 5,358

Family Households- 3,101

  • With own children under 18 years- 1,364

Husband-wife family- 1,866

  • With own children under 18 years- 662

Male householder, no wife present- 298

  • With own children under 18 years- 147

Female householder, no husband present- 937

  • With own children under 18 years- 555

Nonfamily households- 2,257

Householder living alone- 1,836

Households with individuals under 18 years- 1,541

Households with individuals 65 years and over- 1,455

Average household size- 2.30

Average family size- 2.95

Housing Occupancy:

Total housing units- 5,993

Occupied housing units- 5,358

Vacant housing units- 635

Owner-occupied housing units- 3,129

  • Population in owner-occupied housing units- 7,198

Renter-occupied housing units- 2,229

  • Population in renter-occupied housing units- 5,152

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)- 1.9

Rental vacancy rate (percent)- 9.1