Dawson, Maryland Population 2024

62

Dawson is a city located in Allegany County Maryland. Dawson has a 2024 population of 62. Dawson is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 19.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52 in 2020.

The average household income in Dawson is $58,542 with a poverty rate of 14.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dawson is 57.5 years, 61.4 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Dawson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dawson was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
119.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19.23% (10)
The current population of Dawson, Maryland is 62 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 52.

Dawson, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Dawson Population by Race

Dawson Population Pyramid 2024

Dawson Median Age

57.5

Total

61.4

Male

56.5

Female

Dawson Adults

There are 62 adults, (9 of whom are seniors) in Dawson.

Dawson Age Dependency

17

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson Sex Ratio

Female3454.84%
Male2845.16%

Dawson Population by Age

Dawson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All361.721000
Non Family191.471000
Married1721000
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2

Average Family Size

1.72

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dawson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dawson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of .

Dawson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,778

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Dawson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dawson Language

54.84% of Dawson residents speak only English, while 45.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.65% of the population.

Dawson Language

Dawson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White62914.52%
showing: 1 rows

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

26.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson is White, with 14.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson is White, with 14.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Dawson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School16.98%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dawson Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dawson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dawson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dawson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dawson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dawson Veterans by War

count

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Dawson Veterans by Age

count

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Dawson Veterans by Race

Dawson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dawson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dawson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.68%

Born in Dawson

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dawson residents were born in the United States, with 59.68% having been born in Maryland. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dawson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202462
202362
2022621634.78%
202146-6-11.54%
202052-30-36.59%
2019821420.59%
20186823.03%
201766-100-60.24%
20161662316.08%
20151433532.41%
2014108-91-45.73%
2013199-21-9.55%
2012220135158.82%
201185-18-17.48%
2010103
showing: 15 rows

Dawson Population by Year