Population density (sq mi)46611391
Median age45.434.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%48%43%
Speak English83%65%79%
Speak Spanish16%30%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Dawson is 312% higher than Texas
  • The median age in Dawson is 33% higher than Texas
  • In Dawson 91.35% of the population is White
  • In Dawson 5.29% of the population is Black
  • In Dawson 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Dawson, TX Demographics


      Dawson population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.32%0.48%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.72%2.50%3.06%
      Other race1.32%5.79%4.75%
      In Dawson, 18.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Dawson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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