Dawson, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Dawson, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Dawson had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 40.1311 and longitude -95.8306 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson: Noraville.

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Dawson, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 144
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,143
Average Household Income $59,318
Per Capita Income $26,068


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $54,545
Average Home Value $86,111


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 45
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 -0.17% -0.28%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.27% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

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, 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 # 403 31st
Population Density # 350 40th
Diversity Index # 357 38th
Median Household Income # 354 39th
Per Capita Income # 419 28th

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