Dawson Springs is a city located in Hopkins County Kentucky. Dawson Springs has a 2020 population of 2,565. Dawson Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,759 in 2010.
The average household income in Dawson Springs is $34,705 with a poverty rate of 31.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $62,500. The median age in Dawson Springs is 43.5 years, 40.7 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dawson Springswas:
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 hispanic people with a rate of 66.67%.
99.68% of Dawson Springs residents speak only English, while 0.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson Springs is White, with 32.52% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson Springs is Multiple, with 28.70% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.01%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dawson Springs
99.63% of Dawson Springs residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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