Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,157
Nationwide Rank 5249

Quick Facts

Dawson, Georgia is the 5,249th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Dawson, Georgia is a city.

Dawson, Georgia is currently 24.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5239 Monte Vista, Colorado 4,175 -8.9%
5240 Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 4,174 -7.9%
5241 Vandalia, Missouri 4,172 6.0%
5242 Basalt, Colorado 4,170 51.6%
5243 Jamestown, North Carolina 4,167 34.4%
5244 Sharpsville, Pennsylvania 4,165 -7.0%
5245 Beaufort, North Carolina 4,164 9.7%
5246 Gatlinburg, Tennessee 4,163 20.8%
5247 Waverly, New York 4,161 -9.4%
5248 Burnham, Illinois 4,159 -0.2%
5249 Dawson, Georgia 4,157 -18.2%
5250 West Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4,157 -0.3%
5251 Aldan, Pennsylvania 4,156 -3.7%
5252 Hazlehurst, Georgia 4,154 12.7%
5253 Point Pleasant, West Virginia 4,153 -10.2%
5254 Sullivan City, Texas 4,153 3.6%
5255 Peotone, Illinois 4,152 21.6%
5256 Rosemont, Illinois 4,151 -1.6%
5257 Jefferson, Iowa 4,150 -10.0%
5258 Grant, Minnesota 4,149 2.6%
5259 Oakwood, Georgia 4,148 19.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3669 Hampton 7,732 96.4%
3672 Centerville 7,716 46.6%
3705 Auburn 7,622 8.1%
3753 Flowery Branch 7,477 257.2%
3754 Morrow 7,473 42.9%
3756 Swainsboro 7,471 5.0%
3797 Tyrone 7,336 84.0%
3840 Austell 7,215 35.7%
3846 LaFayette 7,198 7.0%
3903 Dahlonega 7,007 86.1%
3943 Commerce 6,881 25.5%
3950 Lovejoy 6,849 173.4%
4005 Locust Grove 6,715 148.3%
4047 Eatonton 6,597 -2.5%
4051 Thomson 6,595 -3.4%
4055 Hapeville 6,581 7.6%
4080 Barnesville 6,512 9.2%
4115 Bremen 6,428 37.9%
4126 Stone Mountain 6,368 -11.1%
4157 Cumming 6,284 46.8%
4185 Dacula 6,190 49.1%
4321 Sylvester 5,878 -1.7%
4438 Sandersville 5,571 -9.7%
4463 Waynesboro 5,514 -5.0%
4555 Adel 5,317 0.0%
4612 Hawkinsville 5,199 22.4%
4629 Byron 5,170 73.5%
4664 Eastman 5,100 -7.0%
4667 Jackson 5,097 26.5%
4669 Glennville 5,093 5.4%
4708 Camilla 5,030 -11.4%
4776 Cochran 4,906 9.6%
4816 Nashville 4,853 3.3%
4819 Adairsville 4,849 65.2%
4861 Jonesboro 4,755 30.9%
4880 Palmetto 4,718 32.0%
4884 Baxley 4,713 8.2%
4912 Folkston 4,675 44.2%
4922 Blakely 4,656 -18.0%
5026 Social Circle 4,479 29.0%
5033 Hartwell 4,469 5.6%
5055 Temple 4,432 78.3%
5128 Elberton 4,331 -12.3%
5149 Summerville 4,303 -5.5%
5151 Chatsworth 4,300 18.1%
5155 Euharlee 4,298 32.6%
5157 Lyons 4,297 -0.9%
5178 Rockmart 4,269 8.5%
5180 Cornelia 4,265 16.2%
5219 Senoia 4,213 131.6%
5225 Grayson 4,195 367.6%
5249 Dawson 4,157 -18.2%
5252 Hazlehurst 4,154 12.7%
5259 Oakwood 4,148 19.8%
5305 Madison 4,084 13.1%
5326 Forsyth 4,054 -1.7%
5362 Metter 4,000 2.2%
5367 Manchester 3,997 -4.1%
5376 Hiram 3,984 163.1%
5378 Rossville 3,984 13.8%
5383 Washington 3,982 -6.6%
5396 Springfield 3,965 104.5%
5405 Hephzibah 3,954 1.4%
5414 Echols County 3,936
5429 Walthourville 3,912 -3.4%
5446 Cleveland 3,896 89.4%
5467 Jasper 3,869 51.8%
5573 West Point 3,725 5.1%
5576 Quitman 3,718 -20.3%
5586 Vienna 3,703 24.8%
5596 Ashburn 3,683 -16.8%
5615 Wrightsville 3,657 65.0%
5639 Ocilla 3,627 10.8%
5649 Cuthbert 3,616 -2.7%
5673 Ringgold 3,584 35.3%
5703 Pelham 3,559 -13.6%
5721 Unadilla 3,532 27.2%
5733 Blackshear 3,516 8.3%
5759 Alma 3,484 7.1%
5850 Alamo 3,370 73.3%
5867 Greensboro 3,354 2.3%
5879 Nicholls 3,336 62.9%
5895 Baldwin 3,323 34.1%
5975 Lakeland 3,250 18.8%
5996 Grantville 3,226 141.4%
6017 Gray 3,197 55.3%
6042 Avondale Estates 3,173 20.7%
6059 Tallapoosa 3,160 9.6%
6071 Chickamauga 3,144 29.1%
6072 Harlem 3,143 58.4%
6094 Tybee Island 3,127 -8.1%
6120 Hogansville 3,105 12.1%
6155 Montezuma 3,078 -22.7%
6203 Soperton 3,028 -7.4%
6221 Leesburg 3,004 26.2%
6269 Hahira 2,959 80.2%
6323 Chattahoochee Hills 2,903 22.1%
6332 Watkinsville 2,892 37.2%
6339 Lula 2,886 92.5%
6407 Millen 2,810 -19.5%
6411 Lake City 2,808 -2.5%
6430 Dawsonville 2,792 269.3%
6432 Abbeville 2,789 21.4%
6483 Bloomingdale 2,752 2.3%
6560 Statham 2,694 29.7%
6591 Thunderbolt 2,675 5.9%
6615 Monticello 2,657 10.2%
6620 Reidsville 2,654 18.8%
6667 Webster County 2,605 9.5%
6699 Royston 2,576 3.0%
6747 Donalsonville 2,539 -8.8%
6765 Pembroke 2,526 6.7%
6857 Sylvania 2,452 -15.9%
6929 Homerville 2,400 -14.4%
6989 Georgetown-Quitman County 2,358 -9.4%
6991 East Dublin 2,355 -11.2%
7154 Mount Vernon 2,258 16.0%
7155 Claxton 2,257 -1.5%
7163 Clayton 2,250 10.8%
7171 Louisville 2,241 -17.5%
7187 Oxford 2,234 18.5%
7188 Trenton 2,233 14.5%
7216 Ludowici 2,210 52.8%
7290 Lavonia 2,161 16.1%
7381 Berkeley Lake 2,107 33.2%
7398 Bowdon 2,099 7.5%
7408 Buena Vista 2,096 25.4%
7418 Lithonia 2,094 -4.6%
7420 Pearson 2,093 15.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
2009 4,661 4,768
2008 4,577 4,799
2007 4,590 4,770
2006 4,679 4,695
2005 4,775 4,619
2004 4,887 4,540
2003 4,962 4,477
2002 5,040 4,423
2001 5,086 4,390
2000 5,082 4,367
1990 5,500 3,803