The Borough of Dawson had a population of 363 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 40.0472 and longitude -79.6569 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dawson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.
The Borough of Dawson (GNIS ID: 1215225) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dawson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||363|
|Population in Familes||296|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||179 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||109 (60.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||40 (22.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30 (16.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,342|
|Average Home Value||$123,394|
|Median Household Income||$37,926|
|Average Household Income||$41,943|
|Per Capita Income||$17,394|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
The table below compares Dawson to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 1456||17th|
|Population Density1||# 614||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 925||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 1471||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1678||5th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.