What is the current population of Dawson?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Dawson is 4,126. Dawson, Georgia is the 5,304th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Dawson?

The peak population of Dawson was in 1990, when its population was 5,500. In 1990, Dawson was the 3,803rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,304th largest city in the US. Dawson is currently 25.0% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Dawson shrinking?

Dawson has shrunk 18.8% since the year 2000. Dawson, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Dawson, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Dawson, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,875. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of Dawson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Dawson, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Dawson are 77.7% Black, 17.6% White, 4.3% Asian and 0.4% Two or more races.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia residents are below the poverty line?

In Dawson, 39.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.0%. On a per-household basis, 39.3% of families are below the poverty line in Dawson.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Dawson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Dawson, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.2% of Dawson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Dawson residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Dawson, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Dawson is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia residents work for the government?

In Dawson, 24.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Dawson, Georgia?

The median household income in Dawson is $31,272.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Dawson, Georgia?

In Dawson, 37.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Dawson, Georgia?

Renters occupy 62.7% of housing units in Dawson.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Dawson, 20.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Dawson, Georgia housing units were built after 2000?

In Dawson, 3.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Dawson, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dawson is $635.

What percentage of households in Dawson, Georgia have broadband internet?

In Dawson, 71.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Dawson Population By Year

Population Graph For Dawson
Year Population Rank in US
2019 4,126 5,304
2018 4,102 5,307
2017 4,157 5,249
2016 4,291 5,148
2015 4,353 5,090
2014 4,358 5,074
2013 4,396 5,037
2012 4,399 5,025
2011 4,484 4,957
2010 4,540 4,893
2000 5,082 4,367
1990 5,500 3,803

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2000-2019
5294 Rice Lake, Minnesota 4,139
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5296 Monte Vista, Colorado 4,138 -9.7%
5297 Cotulla, Texas 4,137 14.2%
5298 Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona 4,137 20.5%
5299 Hazlehurst, Georgia 4,137 12.2%
5300 Riverdale, New Jersey 4,135 65.2%
5301 Columbus, Minnesota 4,130 4.1%
5302 Forsyth, Georgia 4,130 0.0%
5303 Garden Ridge, Texas 4,130 122.7%
5304 Dawson, Georgia 4,126 -18.8%
5305 Paxton, Illinois 4,125 -10.0%
5306 Pocola, Oklahoma 4,121 2.8%
5307 Whitesboro, Texas 4,120 8.5%
5308 Austin, Indiana 4,118 -13.3%
5309 Falls City, Nebraska 4,117 -11.5%
5310 Grant, Minnesota 4,116 1.8%
5311 Randleman, North Carolina 4,115 14.4%
5312 Walthourville, Georgia 4,115 1.5%
5313 Waverly, New York 4,115 -10.4%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
3524 Locust Grove 8,243 204.8%
3588 Hampton 8,073 105.1%
3649 Centerville 7,884 49.8%
3712 Auburn 7,660 8.6%
3755 Swainsboro 7,542 6.0%
3766 Tyrone 7,506 88.3%
3817 LaFayette 7,339 9.1%
3833 Dahlonega 7,294 93.7%
3872 Morrow 7,192 37.5%
3880 Austell 7,170 34.8%
3906 Commerce 7,085 29.2%
3983 Lovejoy 6,840 173.0%
4012 Eatonton 6,725 -0.6%
4036 Barnesville 6,659 11.7%
4046 Bremen 6,638 42.5%
4082 Cumming 6,547 53.0%
4089 Hapeville 6,534 6.9%
4090 Thomson 6,528 -4.4%
4162 Dacula 6,350 52.9%
4187 Stone Mountain 6,281 -12.3%
4378 Sylvester 5,776 -3.4%
4539 Sandersville 5,399 -12.5%
4561 Waynesboro 5,363 -7.6%
4575 Adel 5,336 0.2%
4608 Hawkinsville 5,270 24.1%
4622 Jackson 5,239 30.0%
4629 Byron 5,226 75.4%
4708 Eastman 5,067 -7.6%
4726 Folkston 5,037 55.4%
4733 Glennville 5,020 3.9%
4739 Camilla 5,012 -11.8%
4752 Cochran 4,993 11.6%
4762 Adairsville 4,963 69.1%
4765 Jonesboro 4,962 36.6%
4835 Nashville 4,851 3.2%
4836 Palmetto 4,851 35.8%
4871 Temple 4,795 92.9%
4935 Cornelia 4,683 27.6%
4948 Baxley 4,659 6.9%
4990 Blakely 4,571 -19.5%
5009 Social Circle 4,544 30.9%
5074 Grayson 4,452 396.3%
5076 Hartwell 4,437 4.8%
5080 Rockmart 4,433 12.7%
5100 Senoia 4,412 142.5%
5135 Euharlee 4,367 34.7%
5164 Elberton 4,329 -12.3%
5190 Chatsworth 4,290 17.9%
5233 Summerville 4,243 -6.8%
5241 Lyons 4,233 -2.4%
5244 Hiram 4,223 178.9%
5251 Madison 4,210 16.6%
5271 Cleveland 4,165 102.5%
5281 Oakwood 4,156 20.1%
5299 Hazlehurst 4,137 12.2%
5302 Forsyth 4,130 0.0%
5304 Dawson 4,126 -18.8%
5312 Walthourville 4,115 1.5%
5339 Springfield 4,084 110.7%
5390 Rossville 4,009 14.6%
5391 Echols County 4,006
5422 Jasper 3,974 55.9%
5425 Manchester 3,970 -4.7%
5434 Washington 3,963 -7.1%
5443 Hephzibah 3,944 1.1%
5446 Metter 3,942 0.7%
5584 West Point 3,737 5.5%
5586 Ocilla 3,732 14.0%
5609 Ashburn 3,704 -16.4%
5643 Quitman 3,652 -21.7%
5661 Ringgold 3,630 37.1%
5675 Wrightsville 3,618 63.2%
5728 Vienna 3,549 19.6%
5747 Blackshear 3,527 8.7%
5750 Unadilla 3,525 26.9%
5796 Pelham 3,466 -15.9%
5831 Cuthbert 3,417 -8.0%
5835 Baldwin 3,414 37.8%
5863 Alma 3,380 3.9%
5869 Harlem 3,371 69.9%
5898 Nicholls 3,333 62.8%
5912 Chattahoochee Hills 3,318 39.5%
5914 Alamo 3,317 70.6%
5927 Greensboro 3,304 0.8%
5937 Grantville 3,296 146.7%
5955 Lakeland 3,282 20.0%
5961 Gray 3,274 59.0%
5981 Chickamauga 3,256 33.7%
5994 Dawsonville 3,246 329.3%
6054 Tallapoosa 3,185 10.4%
6098 Soperton 3,148 -3.8%
6117 Avondale Estates 3,129 19.1%
6121 Hogansville 3,128 12.9%
6175 Tybee Island 3,063 -10.0%
6185 Leesburg 3,055 28.3%
6210 Hahira 3,029 84.4%
6279 Lula 2,961 97.5%
6284 Montezuma 2,952 -25.9%
6305 Watkinsville 2,936 39.3%
6402 Statham 2,839 36.6%
6414 Lake City 2,829 -1.8%
6479 Millen 2,766 -20.8%
6544 Monticello 2,719 12.7%
6588 Bloomingdale 2,686 -0.1%
6591 Abbeville 2,684 16.8%
6649 Reidsville 2,645 18.4%
6668 Pembroke 2,626 10.9%
6669 Thunderbolt 2,623 3.9%
6687 Webster County 2,607 9.6%
6729 Royston 2,571 2.8%
6870 Donalsonville 2,466 -11.5%
6877 Sylvania 2,463 -15.5%
6960 East Dublin 2,398 -9.6%
6991 Mount Vernon 2,371 21.8%
7033 Homerville 2,350 -16.1%
7039 Oxford 2,346 24.4%
7060 Lithonia 2,331 6.1%
7102 Georgetown-Quitman County 2,299 -11.6%
7123 Ludowici 2,283 57.8%
7205 Guyton 2,226 68.8%
7228 Louisville 2,215 -18.5%
7248 Claxton 2,204 -3.8%
7258 Lavonia 2,200 18.2%
7264 Ball Ground 2,195 161.6%
7266 Clayton 2,193 8.0%
7285 Hoschton 2,180 98.7%
7327 Trenton 2,151 10.3%
7334 Berkeley Lake 2,147 35.8%
7353 Varnell 2,139 38.0%
7378 Demorest 2,125 44.7%
7383 Tennille 2,123 41.4%
7424 Maysville 2,103 61.8%
7427 Bowdon 2,100 7.5%

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