Who lives in Dawson?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 61 3.6%
5-9 years 105 6.2%
10-14 years 137 8.1%
15-17 years 69 4.1%
18-24 years 161 9.5%
25-34 years 121 7.1%
35-44 years 184 10.8%
45-54 years 135 7.9%
55-64 years 252 14.8%
65-74 years 181 10.6%
75-84 years 191 11.2%
85 years and older 104 6.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 816 48.0%
Female 885 52.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 1,620 95.2%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American 43 2.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 72 4.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 1,640 100.0%
English only 1,562 95.2%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 1,646 100.0%
Population with a disability 343 20.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 54 3.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 1,690 100.0%
Same residence 1,396 82.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 290 17.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Dawson's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 761 100.0%
Less than $35,000 299 39.3%
$35,000-$49,999 89 11.7%
$50,000-$74,999 189 24.8%
$75,000-$99,999 87 11.4%
$100,000 or more 97 12.7%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $48,558 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 1,641 100.0%
Less than $35,000 299 39.3%
With income below poverty 141 8.6%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 211 12.9%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 270 16.5%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 1,019 62.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 125 7.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 316 19.3%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 91 5.6%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 133 8.1%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 172 10.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 1,646 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 54 3.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 847 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 86 10.2%
Occupied housing units 761 89.8%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 541 63.9%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 220 26.0%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 42 5.0%
1970-1999 240 28.3%
1940-1969 307 36.2%
1939 or earlier 258 30.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 761 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 489 64.3%
With children under 18 years 219 28.8%
Married-couple family households 376 49.4%
With children under 18 years 125 16.4%
Single-person family households 113 14.8%
With children under 18 years 94 12.4%
Nonfamily households 272 35.7%
Householder living alone 243 31.9%
65 years and over 139 18.3%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 219 28.8%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 306 40.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 350 46.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 163 21.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 115 15.1%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 115 15.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 739 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 157 21.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 533 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 84 15.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 206 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 73 35.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 208
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $544
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 31 4.1%
1 vehicle available 256 33.6%
2 vehicles available 312 41.0%
3 or more vehicles available 162 21.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 821 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 667 81.2%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 152 18.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 754 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 460 61.0%
10-19 minutes 80 10.6%
20-29 minutes 116 15.4%
30 minutes or longer 98 13.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 1,168 100.0%
Less than high school 116 9.9%
High school diploma or GED 439 37.6%
Some college or associate’s degree 395 33.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 140 12.0%
Graduate or professional Degree 78 6.7%
High school graduate or higher 1,052 90.1%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 218 18.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 853 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 709 83.1%
Civilian labor force 718 100.0%
Unemployed suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 506 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 102 20.2%
Age 30 to 54 245 48.5%
Age 55 or older 158 31.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 139 27.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 171 33.8%
$40,000 or more per year 195 38.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 25 5.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 10 2.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation suppressed
Construction 22 4.4%
Educational services 62 12.3%
Finance and insurance 15 3.0%
Health care and social assistance 112 22.2%
Information suppressed
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 65 12.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 13 2.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services suppressed
Public administration 24 4.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 65 12.8%
Transportation and warehousing 18 3.5%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 33 6.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 490 96.9%
Black or African American alone suppressed
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 29 5.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 119 23.6%
Some college or associate degree 171 33.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 85 16.7%