Dawson, Minnesota Population 2024

1,440

Dawson is a city located in Lac qui Parle County Minnesota. Dawson has a 2024 population of 1,440. Dawson is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,460 in 2020.

The average household income in Dawson is $80,666 with a poverty rate of 5.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dawson is 45.9 years, 42.5 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Dawson Demographics

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

  • White: 89.48%
  • Two or more races: 6.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.97%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,001.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.37% (-20)
The current population of Dawson, Minnesota is 1,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,460.

Dawson, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,22589.48%
Two or more races866.28%
Black or African American271.97%
Other race181.31%
Asian130.95%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dawson Population by Race

Dawson Population Pyramid 2024

Dawson Median Age

45.9

Total

42.5

Male

47.6

Female

Dawson Adults

There are 1,115 adults, (372 of whom are seniors) in Dawson.

Dawson Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson Sex Ratio

Female66748.72%
Male70251.28%

Dawson Population by Age

Dawson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5812.2476.923.1
Married2842.9691.28.8
Non Family2431.1858.841.2
Male352.868020
Female193.9589.510.5

2.84

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dawson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.93%
9th to 12th Grade10110.48%
High School Graduate33634.85%
Some College20120.85%
Associates Degree13514%
Bachelors Degree12913.38%
Graduate Degree535.5%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White903796165
2+ Races26232
Black20207
Hispanic13100
Asian11118
Other Race440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.73%.

Dawson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,354$49,839$38,125
Less Than 9th Grade$28,056$50,417$26,375
High School Graduate$44,712$48,043$0
Some College$41,019$42,411$37,250
Bachelors Degree$71,250$83,625$65,357
Graduate Degree$54,750$56,250$47,500

$46,354

Average Earnings

$49,839

Average Male

$38,125

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

98.33% of Dawson residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Dawson Language

Dawson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,174675.71%
Hispanic27311.11%
Multiple8633.49%

5.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.7%

Male Poverty Rate

7.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson is Hispanic, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson is Multiple, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.18%.

Dawson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.32%
Some College8.98%
Less Than 9th Grade3.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.2%

Dawson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Female Employed4.09%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Dawson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$67,540$80,666
Families$86,290$104,192
Married Families$91,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,042$41,685

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dawson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dawson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea14
World War II10
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War2

Dawson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+40
65 to 7430
55 to 647
35 to 546
18 to 343

Dawson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White858.17%
2+ Races13.85%
Hispanic17.69%

Dawson Veterans by Race

Dawson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

76.33%

Born in Dawson

97.3%

Native Born

2.7%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.3% of Dawson residents were born in the United States, with 76.33% having been born in Minnesota. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dawson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,415-5-0.35%
20281,420-5-0.35%
20271,425-5-0.35%
20261,430-5-0.35%
20251,435-5-0.35%
20241,440-5-0.35%
20231,445-5-0.34%
20221,450-9-0.62%
20211,459-1-0.07%
20201,460594.21%
20191,401-2-0.14%
20181,403-6-0.43%
20171,409-13-0.91%
20161,422-28-1.93%
20151,450-7-0.48%
20141,457-27-1.82%
20131,484-29-1.92%
20121,513-21-1.37%
20111,534-10-0.65%
20101,54400%

Dawson Population by Year