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Demographics

People

Total Population2,741
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens21%
Employed Population 16+911
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married45.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,016
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,592
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,357

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,645
% Above Poverty Level66.3%
% Below Poverty Level33.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$460
Median House Value$48,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.1%
Irish13.8%
German12.6%
English11.7%
Dutch1%
Italian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Polish0.7%
Swiss0.4%
Swedish0.2%
Greek0.2%
Scottish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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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
Crofton672$47,981
Earlington1,455$46,065
Mortons Gap1,070$38,839
Nortonville1,094$39,167
Princeton6,215$43,188
St. Charles320$26,667

Dawson Springs Public Schools

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