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Demographics

People

Total Population158
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+92
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married45.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.2%
Median Earnings25+$25,893
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,750
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone47.1%
Median Gross Rent$486
Median House Value$77,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.8%
German22.2%
Irish13.3%
Norwegian7.6%
French Except Basque3.2%
Dutch2.5%
Czech2.5%
English2.5%
Polish1.9%
Swiss1.3%
Belgian1.3%
Canadian1.3%
Swedish0.6%
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Dawson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dallas County
Standard Zip Codes50066
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.84
Approximate Longitude-94.21

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)

StationPERRY
Distance5.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationBOONE
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationWINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance34.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bagley335$46,875
Bouton161$42,321
Jamaica242$50,000
Perry7,876$54,804
Rippey207$48,333
Yale287$52,083
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