Dawson Springs is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,613, it is the 121st largest city in Kentucky and the 6677th largest city in the United States. Dawson Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -5.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,764 in 2010. Dawson Springs reached it's highest population of 3,275 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Dawson Springs has a population density of 681 people per square mile.
The average household income in Dawson Springs is $34,972 with a poverty rate of 33.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $488 per month, and the median house value is $57,300. The median age in Dawson Springs is 43.3 years, 38.7 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.2 males.