The Borough of Dawson had a population of 353 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||353|
|Population in Familes||286|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,837|
|Average Household Income||$54,805|
|Per Capita Income||$22,436|
|Total Housing Units||179 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||112 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||32 (17.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 (19.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,500|
|Average Home Value||$93,468|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.91%|
|Per Capita Income||4.14%|
The table below compares Dawson to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 1462||17th|
|Population Density||# 629||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 955||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 1406||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1446||18th|
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