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Dunbar is a city in Kanawha County, in the Charleston metro area.

The community was named for Dunbar Baines, banker and lawyer

The latitude of Dunbar is 38.360N. The longitude is -81.737W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,868.


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Median household income
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$35,117
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dunbar demographic reports
Dunbar is on the Kanawha River

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14% of Dunbar residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dunbar ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dunbar was $19,030, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Dunbar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dunbar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $757.


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Kanawha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dunbar political report.

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The average commute time for Dunbar workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dunbar include Super 8, Travelodge.

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