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People

Total Population 470
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 163
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,433
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,792

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,417
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 24.7%

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

Dawson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15428
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.046
Longitude -79.654

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 UNIONTOWN 1 NE
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station CONFLUENCE 1 SW DAM
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Connellsville 7,550 $48,694
Everson 736 $56,563

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

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