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Demographics

People

Total Population617
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+369
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$37,446
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,389

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35%
Median Gross Rent$779
Median House Value$94,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37%
German18.3%
Irish15.2%
Italian11.8%
English9.4%
Welsh6%
Polish3.9%
Dutch1.9%
Scottish1.9%
Portuguese1.8%
Swedish0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Danishn0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
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Dawson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sangamon 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
Buffalo535$51,154
Elkhart376$79,500
Mechanicsburg710$77,708
Riverton3,457$64,338
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