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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dawson is 511. Dawson, Illinois is the 13,090th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Dawson was in 1990, when its population was 536. In 1990, Dawson was the 12,714th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,090th largest city in the US. Dawson is currently 4.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Dawson has shrunk 0.1% since the year 2000. Dawson, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|13086||Pine Haven, Wyoming||512||128.5%|
|13087||Ponce de Leon, Florida||512||8.0%|
|13092||Minor Hill, Tennessee||511||11.0%|
|13096||Brazos Country, Texas||510||88.8%|
The total voting age population of Dawson, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 497. The voting age population is 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.6% of the residents of Dawson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dawson are 91.7% White, 4.6% Black, 3.1% Other and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dawson, 15.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.7% of families are below the poverty line in Dawson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.2% of Dawson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Dawson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 0.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dawson residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dawson is 9.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dawson, 20.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dawson is $47,841.
In Dawson, 75.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.7% of housing units in Dawson.
Of all the housing units in Dawson, 24.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Dawson, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dawson is $922.
In Dawson, 70.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.