Dawson, Pennsylvania

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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

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

Category Count Percent
Total Population 451 100%
Male 209 46.3%
Female 242 53.7%
Under 18 110 24.4%
18+ 341 75.6%
65+ 65 14.4%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.13
White 450 99.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Dawson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 432
Growth -19
Growth % -4.2%

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 33.7%
US/American 12.9%
Irish 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Italian 7.6%
English 5.6%
Hungarian 5.3%
Slovak 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Polish 2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Swiss 2%
Scottish 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Norwegian 1.3%
Lebanese 0.7%
British 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dawson 451 $30,938
Connellsville 9,146 $28,105
Everson 842 $30,769
Perryopolis 1,764 $43,676
Scottdale 4,772 $41,114
South Connellsville 2,281 $36,113
Vanderbilt 553 $39,306
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