Dunkirk is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,520 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dunkirk is the 179th largest community in Maryland.
Dunkirk home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Dunkirk real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Dunkirk isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dunkirk are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dunkirk is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunkirk who work in management occupations (16.89%), office and administrative support (16.17%), and sales jobs (9.68%).
Also of interest is that Dunkirk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Dunkirk is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Dunkirk’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Dunkirk is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dunkirk, the average commute to work is 37.14 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Dunkirk is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Dunkirk citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.57% of adults in Dunkirk have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dunkirk in 2010 was $48,496, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,984 for a family of four.