Dunbar Tourism, West Virginia

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Dunbar is a city in Kanawha County, West Virginia, along the Kanawha River. The population was 7,907 at the 2010 census estimate. Dunbar was incorporated on April 19, 1921, by an Act of the West Virginia Legislature. Dunbar is on land that was originally occupied by Native Americans with 11 mounds identified in the residential areas. The land was granted to George Washington for his military service and was named for Mary Dunbar after she inherited the land from Washington, although other sources say it was named for Dunbar Baines, a prominent area banker. Dunbar was a farming community until industries began to evolve in the City with the opening of glass and bottling plants in 1912. The Gravely Plow was invented in Dunbar in 1916.

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Facts and Stats for Dunbar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dunbar

    Know the pollution level of Dunbar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Dunbar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dunbar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dunbar.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dunbar - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.77 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.1 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.02 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 124.09 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dunbar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dunbar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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