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Dunkirk, Ohio - Basic Facts

Dunkirk is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Dunkirk.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 40.7892 and longitude -83.6433. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Dunkirk (see map) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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Dunkirk, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 885
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 738
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,333
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $81,034
Average Home Value $104,562


Median Household Income $44,152
Average Household Income $52,489
Per Capita Income $20,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.27% 0.05%
Households 0.42% 0.12%
Families 0.5% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunkirk to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 700 42nd
Population Density1 # 561 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 974 19th
Median Household Income # 760 37th
Per Capita Income # 916 24th

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