Dawson County TX Information


Dawson County Subdivisions

Dawson County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,371
Population in Households 12,014
Population in Familes 10,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,357
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $40,871
Average Household Income $56,769
Per Capita Income $19,715


Total Housing Units 5,303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,027 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,456 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $66,040
Average Home Value $108,482


Total Households 4,483
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 3,168
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% 0.27%
Households 0.27% 0.25%
Families 0.2% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Dawson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 42nd
Population Density # 153 40th
Diversity Index # 42 84th
Median Household Income # 205 20th
Per Capita Income # 227 11th

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