Dawson, Minnesota Population 2020

1,388

Dawson is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,388, it is the 302nd largest city in Minnesota and the 9010th largest city in the United States. Dawson is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -9.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,540 in 2010. Dawson reached it's highest population of 1,544 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Dawson has a population density of 971 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dawson is $56,169 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $544 per month, and the median house value is $72,000. The median age in Dawson is 45.5 years, 41 years for males, and 50 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Dawson Demographics

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

  • White: 95.24%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dawson, Minnesota is 1,388, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,406.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,540.

Dawson, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,62095.24%
Black or African American432.53%
Some Other Race281.65%
Two or More Races50.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.29%

Dawson Population Pyramid 2020

Dawson Median Age

45.5


Total

41


Male

50


Female

Dawson Adults

There are 1,329 adults, (476 of whom are seniors) in Dawson.

Dawson Age Dependency

99.4

Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson Sex Ratio

Female

885

52.03%

Male

816

47.97%

Dawson Households and Families

Dawson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dawson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.4%13.6%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female41.5%58.5%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7612.1671.1
Married3762.7686.4
Non Family2721.158.1
Female942.8341.5
Male192.11100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.34%
9th to 12th Grade776.59%
High School Graduate43937.59%
Some College29124.91%
Associates Degree1048.90%
Bachelors Degree14011.99%
Graduate Degree786.68%

Dawson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1041,006194
Hispanic3517
Black242424
Other Race6
Native American55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,605$33,594$25,302
Less Than High School$18,750$$17,083
High School Grad$23,750$36,667$20,417
Some College$31,042$31,354$30,729
Bachelors Degree$41,071$40,938$41,250
Graduate Degree$62,917$63,646$

$29,605

Average Earnings

$33,594

Average Male

$25,302

Average Female

Dawson Language

Dawson Language by Age

Dawson Language

95.24% of Dawson residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Dawson Poverty

Dawson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,5141087.13%
Hispanic723345.83%
Other282692.86%

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson is Other, with 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson is White, with 7.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.07%
High School10.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%
Some College3.13%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed75.00%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed2.36%

Dawson Income

Dawson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,558$56,169
Families$56,458$66,628
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$20,278$30,816

Dawson Marital Status

Dawson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson Married by Age and Sex

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

Dawson Veterans

105

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea28
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War7
World War II5
First Gulf War3

$Dawson Veterans by Education

4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.37%

Born in Minnesota

96.83%

Native Born

3.17%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.83% of Dawson residents were born in the United States, with 79.37% having been born in Minnesota. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,388-9-0.64%
20191,397-9-0.64%
20181,406-6-0.42%
20171,412-9-0.63%
20161,421-28-1.93%
20151,449-8-0.55%
20141,457-27-1.82%
20131,484-28-1.85%
20121,512-22-1.43%
20111,534-10-0.65%
20101,5440.00%