The City of Dawson had a population of 1,507 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 44.9287 and longitude -96.0489 in Lac qui Parle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dawson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lac qui Parle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.
The City of Dawson (GNIS ID: 2394469) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dawson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson: City of Dawson.
|Population in Households||1,444|
|Population in Familes||1,141|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||63|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||755 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||493 (65.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||175 (23.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||87 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,768|
|Average Home Value||$110,425|
|Median Household Income||$44,773|
|Average Household Income||$65,757|
|Per Capita Income||$28,709|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
The table below compares Dawson to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 296||67th|
|Population Density1||# 271||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 561||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 667||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 365||60th|
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