Demographics

People

Total Population2,690
Male Share of the Population43.6%
Female Share of the Population56.4%
Senior Citizens22%
Employed Population 16+807
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married41.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.9%
Median Earnings25+$27,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,198
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,641

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,898
% Above Poverty Level67%
% Below Poverty Level33%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.5%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$57,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.7%
Irish12.6%
English12.1%
German10%
Italian1.3%
Swiss0.5%
Scottish0.4%
Polish0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Serbian0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
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Dawson Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hopkins County
Standard Zip Codes42408
Phone Area Codes270
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude37.17
Approximate Longitude-87.68

Dawson Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPRINCETON 1 SE
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip51.4 inches
StationPROVIDENCE
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches
StationGILBERTSVILLE KY DAM
Distance33.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crofton508$46,250
Earlington1,458$45,179
Mortons Gap1,241$40,000
Nortonville879$51,136
Princeton6,157$52,262
St. Charles334$36,750

Dawson Springs Public Schools

Dawson Springs Elementary
317 Eli St
ZIP: 42408
(270) 797-2991
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Dawson Springs Pre-school
304 E Arcadia Ave.
ZIP: 42408
(270) 797-5203
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