Demographics

People

Total Population667
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+385
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,635
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,944

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,188
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$844
Median House Value$88,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.5%
German16%
Irish15.6%
Italian11.4%
English6.7%
Welsh3.6%
Polish3.6%
Scottish1.8%
Portuguese1.5%
Dutch1.2%
Canadian1%
Swedish0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
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Dawson Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62520
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.85
Approximate Longitude-89.46

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)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationLINCOLN
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elkhart422$80,625
Mechanicsburg729$84,028
Sherman4,440$118,681
Spaulding950$102,500
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