Dawson Springs, Kentucky Population 2022

2,390
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Dawson Springs is a city located in Hopkins County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,390, it is the 143rd largest city in Kentucky and the 9991st largest city in the United States. Dawson Springs is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -10.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,665 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Dawson Springs has a population density of 623 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dawson Springs is $34,705 with a poverty rate of 21.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Dawson Springs is 43.5 years, 40.7 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Dawson Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 93.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dawson Springs, Kentucky is 2,390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,665.

Dawson Springs, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Dawson Springs Population by Race

Dawson Springs Population Pyramid 2022

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Dawson Springs Median Age

42.3


Total

41


Male

44.8


Female

Dawson Springs Adults

There are 2,044 adults, (605 of whom are seniors) in Dawson Springs.

Dawson Springs Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson Springs Sex Ratio

Female

1,486

55.76%

Male

1,179

44.24%

Dawson Springs Population by Age

Dawson Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dawson Springs Household Types

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson Springs Households and Families

3.02

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Dawson Springs Households by Type

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Dawson Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawson Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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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 63.16%.

Dawson Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,947

Average Earnings

$36,758

Average Male

$21,381

Average Female

Dawson Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson Springs Language by Age

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Dawson Springs Language

99.76% of Dawson Springs residents speak only English, while 0.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Dawson Springs Language

Dawson Springs Poverty by Race

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21.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.52%

Male Poverty Rate

24.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson Springs is White, with 21.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson Springs is Multiple, with 23.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Dawson Springs Poverty

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Dawson Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Dawson Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson Springs Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dawson Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Dawson Springs 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 Springs Marital Status by Race

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Dawson Springs Marital Status

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212

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dawson Springs Veterans by War

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Dawson Springs Veterans by Age

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Dawson Springs Veterans by Race

Dawson Springs Veterans by Education

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20.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson Springs Veterans by Education

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37.8%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson Springs Employment by Age

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Dawson Springs Employment by Race

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Dawson Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.74%

Born in Dawson Springs

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Dawson Springs residents were born in the United States, with 71.74% having been born in Kentucky. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dawson Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Dawson Springs Population by Year