Dawson, Nebraska

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Dawson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 209 100%
Male 108 51.7%
Female 101 48.3%
Under 18 60 28.7%
18+ 149 71.3%
65+ 27 12.9%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.04
White 206 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.5%
Mixed Race 2 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.9%

Estimated Dawson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 196
Growth -13
Growth % -6.2%

Dawson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 48.1%
Irish 15.3%
French (except Basque) 7.4%
US/American 6.3%
English 4.8%
Swiss 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Scottish 2.1%
Pennsylvania German 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Italian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dawson 209 $39,375
Falls City 4,671 $40,523
Humboldt 941 $37,692
Salem 138 $36,875
Shubert 252 $35,625
Stella 220 $44,375
Verdon 223 $31,250

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

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Dawson High Schools (2004)

Serves 80 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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