Dawson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1386291
Median age45.637.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%58%55%
Speak English95%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Dawson, MN has a population of 1,627 and is the 12,238th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,138 per sq mi which is 1740% higher than the Minnesota average and 1156% higher than the national average. The median age in Dawson is 46 which is approximately 21% higher than the Minnesota average of 38. In Dawson, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 79% of Dawson residents were born in Minnesota, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dawson is 1740% higher than Minnesota.
  • The median age in Dawson is 21% higher than Minnesota.
  • In Dawson 94.41% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Dawson 3.32% of the population is African American.
  • In Dawson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Dawson population breakdown by race

African American3.32%5.70%12.63%
American Indian0.37%1.04%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.61%2.72%3.06%
Other race1.29%1.62%4.75%
In Dawson, 5.0% 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, MN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).