Dunbar, WV Population

Population: 8,154. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,740 (-5.1% change)
Males: 3,693 (45.3%), Females: 4,461 (54.7%)

Kanawha County

Zip code: 25064

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $35,117
Median house value: $75,400

Races in Dunbar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.4%)
  • Black (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (11.5%), German (11.0%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (3.1%).

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dunbar

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunbar city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -562 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dunbar:

  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MED CNTR (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • EYE & EAR CLINIC OF CHARLESTON,THE (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dunbar:

  • YEAGER (about 11 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 57 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 59 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dunbar:

  • LEON (about 28 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 33 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 38 miles; LOGAN, WV; Abbreviation: 6L4)
Amtrak station near Dunbar:

  • 7 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Dunbar:

  • BEN FRANKLIN CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 362; Location: 500 28TH ST; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunbar:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 64 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 71 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 81 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 82 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 84 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)

Schools

Public high school in Dunbar:

  • BEN FRANKLIN VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 500 28TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dunbar:

  • DUNBAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 325 27TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DUNBAR PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 374; Location: 2401 MYERS AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • DUNBAR INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 348; Location: 1330 MYERS AVENUE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SHAWNEE COMMUNITY CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 142 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: PK – PK)
  • JAMES H ‘TIGER’ MORTON JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 60 MANFRED HOLLAND WAY; Grades: 06 – 12)