|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dawson is 835. Dawson, Texas is the 10,995th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Dawson was in 2000, when its population was 855. In 2000, Dawson was the 10,915th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,995th largest city in the US. Dawson is currently 2.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Dawson has shrunk 2.3% since the year 2000. Dawson, Texas's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10989||Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania||837||-21.4%|
|10990||New Madison, Ohio||837||2.6%|
|10996||Lake City, Michigan||835||-10.2%|
|10998||Cameron, West Virginia||834||-30.8%|
|11000||Magnolia, North Carolina||834||-10.6%|
The total voting age population of Dawson, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 597. The voting age population is 44.2% male and 55.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.9% of the residents of Dawson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dawson are 82.9% White, 9.1% Two or more races, 5.0% Black, 0.9% Asian, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 12.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dawson, 16.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.3%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Dawson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.1% of Dawson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.5% of Dawson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dawson residents aged 5 and older, 7.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dawson is 16.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dawson, 26.0% 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 $33,250.
In Dawson, 63.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.0% of housing units in Dawson.
Of all the housing units in Dawson, 31.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Dawson, 11.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dawson is $433.
In Dawson, 68.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.