Dawson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

337

Dawson is a city located in Fayette County Pennsylvania. Dawson has a 2024 population of 337. Dawson is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -3.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 351 in 2020.

The average household income in Dawson is $57,001 with a poverty rate of 24.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dawson is 36.4 years, 44.3 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Dawson Demographics

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

  • White: 98.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,948.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.99% (-14)
The current population of Dawson, Pennsylvania is 337 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 351.

Dawson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38298.45%
Two or more races51.29%
Native American10.26%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dawson Population by Race

Dawson Population Pyramid 2024

Dawson Median Age

36.4

Total

44.3

Male

35.4

Female

Dawson Adults

There are 289 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Dawson.

Dawson Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson Sex Ratio

Female19149.23%
Male19750.77%

Dawson Population by Age

Dawson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1592.4474.225.8
Married753.457.342.7
Non Family641.0996.93.1
Female113.1872.727.3
Male93.1155.644.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

74.2%

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 Grade114.04%
9th to 12th Grade217.72%
High School Graduate15255.88%
Some College269.56%
Associates Degree4616.91%
Bachelors Degree155.51%
Graduate Degree10.37%

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
White26623416
2+ Races550
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.02%.

Dawson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,500$55,139$24,375
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$0$0
High School Graduate$38,750$55,288$28,750
Some College$42,750$54,063$23,889
Bachelors Degree$51,250$0$49,375
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$37,500

Average Earnings

$55,139

Average Male

$24,375

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

99.14% of Dawson residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Dawson Language

Dawson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3829625.13%

24.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.29%

Male Poverty Rate

30.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson is White, with 25.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson is White, with 25.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.12%.

Dawson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25%
Some College20.83%
High School16.45%
Less Than 9th Grade3.13%

Dawson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed92.31%
Female Employed14.74%
Male Employed3.03%
Female 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$41,094$57,001
Families$76,250$72,169
Married Families$86,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,565$32,394

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 45-54, 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

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War1
Korea0
World War II0

Dawson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
35 to 543
18 to 342
55 to 642
75+2

Dawson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White134.59%
Native American1100%

Dawson Veterans by Race

Dawson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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

98.2%

Born in Dawson

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dawson residents were born in the United States, with 98.2% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% 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
2029319-4-1.24%
2028323-3-0.92%
2027326-4-1.21%
2026330-3-0.9%
2025333-4-1.19%
2024337-3-0.88%
2023340-4-1.16%
2022344-4-1.15%
2021348-3-0.85%
202035141.15%
2019347-4-1.14%
2018351-1-0.28%
2017352-4-1.12%
2016356-1-0.28%
2015357-3-0.83%
2014360-1-0.28%
2013361-2-0.55%
2012363-3-0.82%
201136600%
201036600%

Dawson Population by Year