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Dawson, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Dawson had a population of 145 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 40.1309 and longitude -95.8301 in Richardson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dawson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richardson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Village of Dawson (GNIS ID: 2398690) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dawson is located within Grant Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richardson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dawson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson: Noraville.

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Dawson, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 145
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 71
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 87
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 681
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,859
Average Household Income $59,134
Per Capita Income $26,193


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $54,545
Average Home Value $86,111


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.09% -0.28%
Households 0.0% -0.3%
Families 0.31% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Dawson, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 396 32nd
Population Density # 345 41st
Diversity Index # 354 40th
Median Household Income # 411 29th
Per Capita Income # 392 33rd

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