Dawson demographics profile

StatisticDawsonGeorgiaNational
Population4,36010,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,16216791
Median age30.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English100%86%79%
Speak Spanish0%8%13%
Dawson, GA has a population of 4,360 and is the 7,053rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,162 per sq mi which is 596% higher than the Georgia average and 1183% higher than the national average. The median age in Dawson is 31 which is approximately 16% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Dawson, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 91% of Dawson residents were born in Georgia, 9% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dawson is 596% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Dawson is 16% lower than Georgia.
  • In Dawson 15.83% of the population is White.
  • In Dawson 83.49% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dawson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Dawson population breakdown by race

RaceDawsonGeorgiaNational
White15.83%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American83.49%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.00%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.69%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.79%4.75%
In Dawson, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dawson, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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