City of Dunn, NC
Dunn is located in Harnett County in North Carolina. The median income is $31,627 and the median home value is $110,800. The unemployment rate is 13.92% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 20.5 minutes each day. The population is 51.9% White, 41.0% Black, 0.5% American Indian, 1.1% Asian, and 5.4% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Dunn, see each of the tabs below.
Median Household Income$31,627
Median Home Price$110,800
Harnett County residents in search of cultural experiences have much to choose from. Theater Theater flourishes in the county, for both children and adults.
If the mysteries of history intrigue you, check out the Coats Museum. Located in the small town of Coats, which is close to Dunn, NC, the museum is dedicated to preserving the history of this small community through interpretive exhibits, data banks, genealogies and a chronological history of the area.
Members of the Harnett Regional Theatre put on a medley of shows each year. Performances are held at Stewart Theatre in Dunn, NC. Auditions for most acts are open to all aspiring actors in Harnett County. Productions range from locally written plays to such Broadway smash hits as Beauty and the Beast.
From Pig Out Lane to Sunni Sky's, restaurants in Harnett County serve a variety of cuisine using locally grown ingredients and regional recipes. International dishes and desserts are hard to pass up. Harnett County Barbecue and Seafood
Sunni Sky's Homemade Ice Cream, located in Angier, NC, a short drive from Dunn, drew national attention when owner Scott Wilson created a flavor that doesn't exactly appeal to the masses. It's called Cold Sweat and contains hot peppers and spicy extracts.
In Dunn, when diners get a hankering for international cuisine, they head for the Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet on West Broad Street. The restaurant offers Japanese, Chinese, American and Mexican dishes. “Hibachi is a Japanese word that means ‘grilled,’” says Michael Hee, manager of the Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet. “Our hibachi bar is very popular because we have steak, chicken and pork, and when you select your food, the chef cooks it just for you. It’s our secret weapon.”
Creature comforts can be found at a couple of popular exotic animal attractions in Harnett County. Noah's Landing is an exotic animal and private zoo focused mainly toward school, daycare and church field trips, but does allow visitors on weekends and holidays. The 12-acre menagerie in Coats features a variety of unusual domestic and exotic animals, and the mission at Noah’s Landing is to demonstrate the importance of preservation and conservation.
The club scene in Harnett County includes six golf courses – Anderson Creek, Carolina Lakes, Chicora, Keith Hills, Pine Burr and Sandy Ridge. Anderson Creek Golf Club was designed by PGA player and Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III, with the 7,180-yard, par 72 layout rated 4 1/2 stars by Golf Digest in 2008. Anderson Creek features well-manicured greens along with rolling fairways lined with pine trees.
No matter where you are in Harnett County, you’re never too far from a beautiful park with its own amenities, where you can relax or play. Angier and Erwin
Dunn, NC has a variety of shopping destinations to choose from. Below is a listing of some of the stores available here. Book Dealers Blessings Bookstore, 1006 W. Cumberland St., #C, (910) 892-2401 Clothing Creative Caps Inc, 214 E. Broad St., (910) 892-2905 It's Fashion, 2120 W. Cumberland St., (910) 892-4062