Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Dumbarton is a town in Virginia with a population of 8,584. Dumbarton is in Henrico County. Living in Dumbarton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Dumbarton there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Dumbarton and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Dumbarton...
Population
8,584

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$155,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,020
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Dumbarton
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Dumbarton Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    20%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Dumbarton

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,324
National
$55,322
Places like Dumbarton
More

Dumbarton Reviews

12 reviews
All Categories
A great place for our first home as newlyweds! Close to city and country living. Wonderful dining, neighbors, and culture.
Start Your Review of Dumbarton
Rate It!
We don't have sidewalks outside of downtown. Downtown and Carytown are good for walking and biking.
Parking downtown is difficult to find, also difficult to parallel park with so much traffic