Dawson, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dawson, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Dawson Census Designated Place had a population of 102 as of July 1, 2016. Dawson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 39.4758 and longitude -78.9486 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Dawson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The Dawson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583606) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Dawson Census Designated Place is located within District 31, McCoole, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

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, 2016.


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Dawson Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map



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Dawson, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 102
Population in Households 102
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $145,139
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,849
Average Household Income $61,325
Per Capita Income $26,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.4%
Households 0.0% -0.46%
Families -1.56% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dawson, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 485 6th
Population Density1 # 473 9th
Diversity Index2 # 485 7th
Median Household Income # 417 20th
Per Capita Income # 357 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.