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People

Total Population 137
Male Share of the Population 58.4%
Female Share of the Population 41.6%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 78
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,583
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $27,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 21.2%

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

Dawson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles NW of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska
County Richardson
Standard Zip Codes 68337
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.131
Longitude -95.83

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 FALLS CITY 2 NE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 92 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station AUBURN 5 ESE
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station TECUMSEH
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Falls City 4,246 $55,078
Humboldt 857 $36,250
Salem 90 $0
Shubert 154 $55,000
Stella 190 $53,750
Verdon 164 $53,750

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

Dawson Public Libraries

Library
John G Smith Memorial Library
517 RIDGE STREET
Dawson, Nebraska
(402) 855-2555

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Dawson High Schools

HIGH SCHOOL AT DAWSON
402-855-2645
Serves 80 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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