Dunn, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 9,734 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 4,144  (42.6%)
Females: 5,590  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28334, 28339.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,534 (it was $28,550 in 2000)
Dunn:

$30,534
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,371 (it was $19,178 in 2000)

Dunn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,372 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Dunn:

$122,372
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,628; detached houses: $160,615; townhouses or other attached units: $84,202; in 2-unit structures: $162,445; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,691; mobile homes: $42,854

Median gross rent in 2017: $692.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dunn: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.6%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for American Indian residents, 42.4% for other race residents, 55.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dunn, NC (2017)
    • 4,79348.1%White alone
    • 4,17341.9%Black alone
    • 8218.2%Hispanic
    • 1511.5%American Indian alone
    • 860.9%Two or more races
    • 260.3%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

Races in Dunn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Dunn, North Carolina as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dunn is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Dunn by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(100.5)
8
(79.3)
5
(49.6)
6
(60.0)
4
(39.5)
2
(20.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
51
(512.4)
29
(287.5)
32
(317.7)
33
(329.9)
23
(227.4)
23
(233.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
44
(442.1)
76
(753.5)
86
(853.9)
56
(559.8)
62
(613.0)
43
(435.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
206
(2,070)
261
(2,588)
182
(1,807)
174
(1,739)
162
(1,602)
121
(1,226)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
564
(5,667)
403
(3,996)
600
(5,957)
698
(6,977)
537
(5,309)
548
(5,553)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(472.2)
68
(674.2)
71
(704.9)
61
(609.8)
54
(533.9)
27
(273.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(50.2)
5
(49.6)
5
(49.6)
1
(10.0)
4
(39.5)
3
(30.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)792.1695.3727.0728.5609.4503.1

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Crime rate in Dunn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.88
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (10.1%), English (7.8%), Irish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), German (2.3%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,569 people per square mile   (low).

Dunn, North Carolina map

482 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,527 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,280 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (24.2 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (35.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (375.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Erwin, NC (1.9 miles ),
Plain View, NC (2.2 miles ),
Benson, NC (2.5 miles ),
Coats, NC (2.7 miles ),
Godwin, NC (2.7 miles),
Falcon, NC (2.9 miles ),
Linden, NC (2.9 miles),
Bunnlevel, NC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 78.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,929 (+39.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,509 (38.8%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Dunn, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dunn, NC in 2017
Dunn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dunn, NC residents
Average permit cost in Dunn, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Dunn, NC
Historical housing units in Dunn, NC
Most common industries in Dunn, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Dunn, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)

Average climate in Dunn, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dunn, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dunn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Dunn city center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 242.1 miles away from Dunn center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.5 miles away from Dunn center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 356.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harnett County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dunn:

  • BETSY JOHNSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 800 TILGHMAN DR)
  • HOSPICE OF HARNETT COUNTY (111 A N ELLIS AVE)
  • BLESSED HEALTH AND REHAB OF DUNN, LLC (201 NORTH ELLIS AVENUE)
  • CORNERSTONE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (711 SUSAN TART ROAD BOX 948)
  • HARNETT WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (604 LUCAS RD)
  • DUNN KIDNEY CENTER INC (605 TILGHMAN DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Dunn:

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College/University in Dunn:

  • Heritage Bible College (Full-time enrollment: 38; Location: 1747 Bud Hawkins Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.heritagebiblecollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunn:

  • Campbell University (about 10 miles; Buies Creek, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,127)
  • Methodist University (about 20 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Johnston Community College (about 21 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 23 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Mount Olive College (about 32 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Private high school in Dunn:

  • FAITH EDUCATION ACADEMY (Students: 67, Location: 2082 ARROWHEAD RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dunn:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Raleigh,NC is only a 40 minute drive from Dunn,NC
  • If you're going to Midway as the only public High School (located in Spivey's Corner, NC) you need to post Triton High School (located in Erwin, NC) which is where most Dunn high school students attend.

Points of interest:

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Shopping Centers: Wayne Avenue Shopping Center (1), Floral Gardens Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dunn include: Johnson Memorial Church (A), Westfield Baptist Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), North Clinton Avenue Baptist Church (D), Hood Memorial Christian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First Baptist Church of Dunn (G), Divine Street United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Resthaven Memorial Park (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dunn: Tyler Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: General William C Lee Airborne Museum (209 West Divine Street), Averasboro Battlefield Museum (3300 Nc Highway 82), Dunn Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; Jonesboro Road), Chamber of Commerce Inc (209 West Divine Street), Dunn Area Tourism Authority (209 West Divine Street).

Hotels: All American Olympic Pool (2937 Bud Hawkins Road), Dawson Motor Court (1110 South Clinton Avenue), Econolodge (I 95 South), Budget Inn (513 Spring Branch Road), Heritage Room (I 95 South), Express Inn of Dunn (510 Spring Branch Road), Best Western Midway Inn (I 95 South), Comfort Inn Dunn (131 Bud Hawkins Road), Econo Lodge Dunn (1125 East Broad Street).

Birthplace of: Debbi Morgan - Actor, Link Wray - (born 1929), William C. Lee - General, Cal Lampley - Pianist.

Harnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunn and their reported violations in the past:

TASTE OF HEAVEN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
W C TART GRILL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MAC`S GENERAL MERCHANTILE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2010)
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunn that have no violations reported:

  • MT ELAM BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dunn in 2010:

  • 179 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Dunn in 2000:

  • 229 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Dunn (2011 data):

  • First Federal Bank: at 200 E Divine St, branch established on 1958/01/01; Cumberland Branch at 200 E Cumberland St, branch established on 2005/07/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $172.9 mil, Deposits: $151.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 7 total offices
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Dunn Branch at 604-A Erwin Road, branch established on 2008/01/03. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Dunn Branch at 115 South Wilson Avenue, branch established on 1920/05/29. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Fidelity Bank: Dunn Branch at 1000 East Cumberland Street, branch established on 2000/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Ccb-Dunn Branch 355 at 2100 West Cumberland Street, branch established on 1988/06/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Dunn Branch at 1100 West Broad Street, branch established on 1988/09/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • New Century Bank: at 700 West Cumberland Street, branch established on 2000/05/24. Info updated 2008/04/22: Bank assets: $588.7 mil, Deposits: $502.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: New Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dunn Main Branch at 107 West Broad Street, branch established on 1966/09/06. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Dunn:

Marital status in Dunn, NC
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dunn:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dunn
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dunn, NC (based on Harnett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,479115
Mainline Protestant8,19940
Black Protestant3,48821
Catholic8951
Other5333
None75,084-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Harnett County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Harnett County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harnett County:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harnett County:

29.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dunn:

48.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Dunn:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dunn:

20.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dunn:

52.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Dunn:

78.5%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dunn, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$131,866$42,7671$1,106
Sewerage 16$55,170$41,3780$0
Streets and Highways 13$39,178$36,1640$0
Parks and Recreation 9$23,156$30,8751$120
Water Supply 8$26,548$39,8220$0
Other and Unallocable 7$25,168$43,1457$12,364
Other Government Administration 6$27,250$54,5006$1,054
Financial Administration 5$17,454$41,8902$1,804
Police - Other 5$14,188$34,0510$0
Local Libraries 4$10,964$32,8920$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,212$32,8480$0
Totals for Government 113$379,154$40,26417$16,448

Dunn government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,631,000 ($270.29)
    Sewerage: $256,000 ($26.30)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($13.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,621,000 ($372.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,711,000 ($175.78)
    Sewerage: $1,580,000 ($162.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,367,000 ($140.44)
    Liquor Stores: $1,353,000 ($139.00)
    Central Staff Services: $740,000 ($76.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000 ($70.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000 ($57.22)
    General Public Buildings: $463,000 ($47.57)
    General - Other: $421,000 ($43.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $255,000 ($26.20)
    Financial Administration: $239,000 ($24.55)
    Libraries: $226,000 ($23.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000 ($7.91)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $247,000 ($25.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $56,000 ($5.75)
    Other - Financial Administration: $38,000 ($3.90)
    Other - General - Other: $22,000 ($2.26)
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($11.40)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($3.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $383,000 ($39.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $98,000 ($10.07)

Dunn government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,486,000 ($152.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $688,000 ($70.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $455,000 ($46.74)
    Other: $88,000 ($9.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($5.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($5.14)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000 ($5.65)
    General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($3.39)
    Highways: $22,000 ($2.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $483,000 ($49.62)
    General Revenue - Other: $413,000 ($42.43)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($7.40)
    Rents: $33,000 ($3.39)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($2.05)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($1.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,904,000 ($298.34)
    Liquor Stores: $1,513,000 ($155.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,507,000 ($154.82)
    Other: $317,000 ($32.57)
    Highways: $312,000 ($32.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($2.88)
  • Tax - Property: $3,640,000 ($373.95)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $993,000 ($102.01)
    Other: $410,000 ($42.12)
    Other License: $213,000 ($21.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $115,000 ($11.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $84,000 ($8.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $43,000 ($4.42)

Dunn government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,059,000 ($622.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,612,000 ($576.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $448,000 ($46.02)

Dunn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $274,000 ($28.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,969,000 ($407.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $515,000 ($52.91)

13.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.43%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,592 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  2.26% ($40,721 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.94% ($43,973)
from Johnston County, NC  0.78% ($35,240)


11.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.83%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,350 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.26%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, NC  1.78% ($36,840 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.51% ($44,847)
to Johnston County, NC  0.76% ($42,360)
Businesses in Dunn, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Burger King2McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS6
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunn:

  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunn:

  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WUAW (88.3 FM; ERWIN, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Dunn:

  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Dunn fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dunn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.8mTotal length
  • 335,130Total average daily traffic
  • 52,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 324,260Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dunn, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 191950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dunn, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dunn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dunn, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dunn)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dunn)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 196. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 272 took place in 2015, and the least - 102 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dunn, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dunn, NC
    • 1,53646.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,25937.7%Outside Fires
    • 45813.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 872.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dunn, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dunn, North Carolina:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 901 Jackson Rd, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 891-5758, Fax: (910) 891-1290
  • Clarion Inn, 900 E Pearsall St, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 892-4400, Fax: (910) 892-4411
  • Super 8, 1125 E Broad St, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 892-1293, Fax: (910) 891-1038
  • Hampton Inn, 100 Jesse Tart Cir, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 892-4333, Fax: (910) 892-4666
  • Quality Inn, 1011 E Cumberland St, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 892-8101, Fax: (910) 892-2836
  • Comfort Inn, 131 Bud Hawkins Rd, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 891-2511, Fax: (910) 891-2606
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Dunn I-95, 688 Jackson Rd, Dunn, North Carolina 28334 , Phone: (910) 891-4064
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dunn, North Carolina
Most common first names in Dunn, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28668.3 years
William20070.4 years
Mary18676.5 years
John16472.6 years
Robert10069.9 years
George7970.0 years
Charles7665.3 years
Annie6774.4 years
Joseph6269.8 years
Willie6269.9 years
Most common last names in Dunn, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lee18872.6 years
Smith18472.3 years
Jackson16574.4 years
Barefoot15473.6 years
Tart14572.7 years
Williams14070.8 years
Johnson13174.7 years
Strickland11470.9 years
Jernigan9875.9 years
Mclamb9473.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dunn, NC
  • 49.9%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dunn, NC
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 31.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Dunn compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 19 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Jason Mclamb Honeycutt (2)
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  • Robert Clare (1)
  • Howard C. Epstein (1)
  • Collin Eugene Peregoy (1)
  • Loubert Joseph Raymond (1)
  • James P. Godwin (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2020.