Dawson County NE Information


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  1. Dawson County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forDawson County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Dawson County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,124
Population in Households 23,825
Population in Familes 19,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $48,728
Average Household Income $62,115
Per Capita Income $22,807


Total Housing Units 10,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,644 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,150 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,329 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $104,608
Average Home Value $134,196


Total Households 8,794
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 6,116
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.35%
Households -0.14% -0.38%
Families -0.28% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


Dawson County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 87th
Population Density # 21 78th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 54 43rd
Per Capita Income # 90 4th

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