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People

Total Population 1,518
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 26.7%
Employed Population 16+ 659
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $30,380
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,714

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,529
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $71,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dawson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 100 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
Standard Zip Codes 56232
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.932
Longitude -96.054

Dawson 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 MADISON SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.4 inches
Station MONTEVIDEO 1 SW
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station MILAN 1 NW
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boyd 109 $43,750
Clarkfield 824 $52,788
Madison 1,558 $53,750
Milan 362 $39,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Dawson High Schools

DAWSON-BOYD SEC.
848 CHESTNUT ST.
320-769-2955
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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