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People

Total Population 801
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 287
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,031
% Above Poverty Level 81.4%
% Below Poverty Level 18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $61,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 17.6%

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

Dawson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles S of Dallas, Texas
County Navarro
Standard Zip Codes 76639
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.893
Longitude -96.714

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 NAVARRO MILLS DAM
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 97 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station MEXIA
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station HILLSBORO
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dawson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Springhill (76639)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blooming Grove 963 $61,000
Coolidge 727 $35,167
Hubbard 1,640 $46,125

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

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Dawson High Schools

DAWSON H S
199 N SCHOOL AVE
254-578-1031
A Title I School.
Serves 130 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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