The City of Dawson had a population of 1,450 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson: City of Dawson.
|Population in Households||1,387|
|Population in Familes||1,088|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||63|
|Median Household Income||$50,731|
|Average Household Income||$69,196|
|Per Capita Income||$30,250|
|Total Housing Units||767 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||467 (60.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||177 (23.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||123 (16.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,156|
|Average Home Value||$117,398|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.04%|
|Per Capita Income||2.49%|
The table below compares Dawson to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 305||66th|
|Population Density||# 291||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 521||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 607||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 397||56th|
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