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People

Total Population 874
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 284
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $22,596
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 73.8%
% Below Poverty Level 26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $497
Median House Value $55,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 12.7%

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 833 $49,063
Coolidge 827 $32,216
Hubbard 1,592 $43,333
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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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