Dunn Center is a city in Dunn County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 146 at the 2010 census. Dunn Center was founded in 1914.
Dunn Center was laid out in 1914, when the railroad was extended to that point. The city was so named on account of its central location in Dunn County.
Dunn Center is located at 47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W (47.353307, -102.622740).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.
Dunn Center is located on North Dakota Highway 200 east of Lake Ilo.
At the 2010 census there were 146 people in 66 households, including 38 families, in the city. The population density was 374.4 inhabitants per square mile (144.6/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 205.1 per square mile (79.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4%.
Of the 66 households 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.4% were non-families.