Dawsonville, Georgia Population 2024

5,087

Dawsonville is a city located in Dawson County Georgia. Dawsonville has a 2024 population of 5,087. It is also the county seat of Dawson County.Dawsonville is currently growing at a rate of 6.24% annually and its population has increased by 34.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,771 in 2020.

The average household income in Dawsonville is $86,261 with a poverty rate of 4.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dawsonville is 35.5 years, 33.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Dawsonville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.51%
  • Asian: 4.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Black or African American: 2.66%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
591.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
34.9% (1,316)
The current population of Dawsonville, Georgia is 5,087 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,771.

Dawsonville, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,46589.51%
Asian1614.16%
Two or more races1273.28%
Black or African American1032.66%
Other race150.39%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dawsonville Population by Race

Dawsonville Population Pyramid 2024

Dawsonville Median Age

35.5

Total

33.3

Male

36.5

Female

Dawsonville Adults

There are 2,886 adults, (549 of whom are seniors) in Dawsonville.

Dawsonville Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawsonville Sex Ratio

Female1,76245.52%
Male2,10954.48%

Dawsonville Population by Age

Dawsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3692.7473.326.7
Married7413.5584.515.5
Non Family4321.1349.150.9
Female1372.9180.319.7
Male593.9293.26.8
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3.35

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dawsonville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dawsonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawsonville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.78%.

Dawsonville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,741

Average Earnings

$48,073

Average Male

$41,078

Average Female

Dawsonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawsonville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dawsonville Language

92.17% of Dawsonville residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.72% of the population.

Dawsonville Language

Dawsonville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3461344%
Asian1613219.88%
Multiple11875.93%
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4.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.82%

Male Poverty Rate

5.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawsonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawsonville is Asian, with 19.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawsonville is White, with 4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.31%.

Dawsonville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.71%
Some College7.33%
High School3.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
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Dawsonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed7.24%
Male Employed4.04%
Male Unemployed
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Dawsonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawsonville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawsonville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawsonville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dawsonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dawsonville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dawsonville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Dawsonville Veterans by War

count

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Dawsonville Veterans by Age

count

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Dawsonville Veterans by Race

Dawsonville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawsonville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dawsonville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dawsonville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dawsonville 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

52.57%

Born in Dawsonville

91.14%

Native Born

8.86%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

6.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.14% of Dawsonville residents were born in the United States, with 52.57% having been born in Georgia. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dawsonville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,5822994.76%
20286,2832995%
20275,9842995.26%
20265,6852995.55%
20255,3862995.88%
20245,0872996.24%
20234,7882996.66%
20224,4892997.14%
20214,19041911.11%
20203,77151215.71%
20193,2591635.26%
20183,0962779.83%
20172,8191114.1%
20162,7081094.19%
20152,599281.09%
20142,571361.42%
20132,5351667.01%
20122,369-24-1%
20112,393-55-2.25%
20102,448
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Dawsonville Population by Year