Dunbar, West Virginia

Population 7,864

Dunbar is located in Kanawha County, WV. The population is 7,864, making Dunbar the 5th largest city in Kanawha County.

There are 6 public schools in Dunbar with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Dunbar is high , and there are 23 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dunbar is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dunbar property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dunbar include Institute, South Charleston and Jefferson.

Dunbar Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.9%

Crime Rate

26.66% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 181
  • Violent Crimes: 331
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 593
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

60.29% Higher than national avg.
  • 23 offenders in Dunbar
  • 29.25 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

38 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 34


Moderate 4.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

There are 6 K-12 public schools in Dunbar, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Dunbar's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dunbar, WV issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dunbar, WV issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $607
  • 1 Bedroom: $723
  • 2 Bedrooms: $873
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,133
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,247

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Environmental Hazards

38 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Dunbar, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dunbar, WV is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Dunbar, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.82°
  • February 37.32°
  • March 47.45°
  • April 57.88°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 73.79°
  • July 75.84°
  • August 75.5°
  • September 69.02°
  • October 56.8°
  • November 45.6°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dunbar, WV

Dunbar, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Dunbar, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Dunbar, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Dunbar, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dunbar, WV: $42,236


Unemployment in Dunbar is 4.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.06%
White Collar - 70.94%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

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3 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Dunbar, WV

1 Library view all

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1 Retirement Home view all

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