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Demographics

People

Total Population832
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+308
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married44.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.9%
Median Earnings25+$24,271
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,455
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,250
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$506
Median House Value$59,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.3%
Irish19.7%
German12.1%
English7.6%
French Except Basque5.5%
Czech2.9%
Scottish2.8%
Dutch2.6%
Austrian1.7%
Welsh1.4%
Polish1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Italian0.7%
Greek0.5%
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Dawson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Navarro County
Standard Zip Codes76639
Phone Area Codes903,254
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.89
Approximate Longitude-96.71

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)

StationNAVARRO MILLS DAM
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp32 to 57 F
Apr Temp52 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 97 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationMEXIA
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp34 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp54 to 81 F
Annual Precip41.4 inches
StationHILLSBORO
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 95 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blooming Grove854$51,375
Coolidge882$31,979
Hubbard1,627$52,143
Malone340$43,194
Mount Calm537$0
Penelope156$60,313

Dawson Public Schools

Dawson El
199 N School Ave
ZIP: 76639
(254) 578-1416
Primary
Total Enrollment 256
Dawson H S
199 N School Ave
ZIP: 76639
(254) 578-1031
High
Total Enrollment 212
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