Dobson, NC has a population of 1,498 and is the 12,691st largest city in the United States. The population density is 764 per sq mi which is 322% higher than the North Carolina average and 743% higher than the national average. The median age in Dobson is 38 which is approximately 2% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Dobson, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 66% of Dobson residents were born in North Carolina, 27% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.