Dobson is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,554, it is the 285th largest city in North Carolina and the 8585th largest city in the United States. Dobson is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually but its population has decreased by -2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,586 in 2010. Dobson reached it's highest population of 1,586 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Dobson has a population density of 776 people per square mile.
The average household income in Dobson is $53,365 with a poverty rate of 26.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $491 per month, and the median house value is $123,300. The median age in Dobson is 39.5 years, 35.1 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.