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People

Total Population 2,753
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 22.4%
Employed Population 16+ 950
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.4%
Median Earnings25+ $25,931
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,431
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,901

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,654
% Above Poverty Level 65.9%
% Below Poverty Level 34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $457
Median House Value $49,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 14.2%

Dawson Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NW of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Hopkins
Standard Zip Codes 42408
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.167
Longitude -87.692

Dawson Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PRINCETON 1 SE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Station PROVIDENCE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station GILBERTSVILLE KY DAM
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dawson Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beulah (42408)

Carbondale (42408)

Charleston (42408)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crofton 903 $45,625
Earlington 1,596 $47,337
Mortons Gap 958 $42,917
Nortonville 1,162 $42,917
Princeton 6,274 $50,046
St. Charles 272 $24,688
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Dawson Springs High Schools

DAWSON SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
317 ELI ST
270-797-2957
Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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