Dunbar, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Dunbar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Dunbar, Pennsylvania

Comparing Dunbar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 2 6

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Dunbar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 37 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15431
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.977
Longitude -79.614

Dunbar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Dunbar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,219 100%
Male 560 45.9%
Female 659 54.1%
Under 18 269 22.1%
18+ 950 77.9%
65+ 227 18.6%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,210 99.3%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Dunbar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,172
Growth -47
Growth % -3.9%

Dunbar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 20.2%
German 18.9%
Irish 18.2%
US/American 14.3%
English 6.6%
Slovak 3.9%
Polish 3.1%
Croatian 2.7%
European 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Dutch 1.9%
Hungarian 1.8%
Swedish 1%
Welsh 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dunbar 1,219 $30,197
Connellsville 9,146 $28,105
Dawson 451 $30,938
Everson 842 $30,769
South Connellsville 2,281 $36,113
Uniontown 12,422 $28,523
Vanderbilt 553 $39,306
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