Dawson, Sangamon County, Illinois

Dawson: Village in the United States

About

Dawson is a village located in the county of Sangamon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 509 and a population density of 572 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 478 inhabitants.

The village was created 139 years ago in 1882.

Quick Facts about Dawson

Population : 478 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Sangamon County
Postal code : 62520
Plate code : 217
Area : 0.89 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1883 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:41:45 (6th December 2022)
Density : 537 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.49% (2010-2020)
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Location of Dawson on Illinois map.
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Sangamon County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Dawson Highlighted
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Geography

Dawson is located at 39°51'10"N 89°27'48"W (39.8528300, -89.4634300).

Dawson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dawson decreased by 6.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 509 - census
2011 507 -0.39% estimation process
2012 504 -0.6% estimation process
2013 503 -0.2% estimation process
2014 502 -0.2% estimation process
2015 499 -0.6% estimation process
2016 495 -0.81% estimation process
2017 491 -0.81% estimation process
2018 487 -0.82% estimation process
2019 482 -1.04% estimation process
2020 478 -0.84% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 31,207
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 30,673
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,374
April 1, 2010 Population : 30,344
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.4%
People over 65 (%) : 17.2%
Female persons, % : 51.5%
White only, percent : 70.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 14.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 22.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 57.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,098
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 26.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.5%

Dawson zip code is 62520. County name: Sangamon, County fips: 17167

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $707,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,917
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $762
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,111
2015-2019 Households : 11,037
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.82
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 103,471
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 725,618
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,896
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 452,643
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,625
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $100,985
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $52,125
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,115
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,753
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,517
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,423
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,439
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 424
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,398
2010 population per square mile : 4,549.0
2010 land area in square miles : 6.67

People born in Dawson (1)

American aviation pioneer, civil engineer, and professor John William Miller was born in Dawson

Schools in Dawson

College & universities near Dawson, IL

Code Name City ZIP
437556 Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield Springfield (IL) 62707
148593 St. John's College-Department of Nursing Springfield (IL) 62702
364122 HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science Springfield (IL) 62769
146685 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield (IL) 62794-9256
148654 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield (IL) 62703-5407

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dawson, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS

Post offices near Dawson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dawson Post Office Dawson (IL) 62520

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Dawson , Georgia city in and the county seat of Terrell County, Georgia, United States with a population of 4,124 people.
  • Dawson , Minnesota human settlement in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 1,378 people.
  • Dawson , Texas town of the United States with a population of 798 people.
  • Dawson , Pennsylvania borough of Pennsylvania with a population of 343 people.
  • Dawson , Nebraska location in Nebraska, USA with a population of 135 people.
  • Dawson , Iowa human settlement in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 127 people.
  • Dawson , North Dakota city in North Dakota, United States with a population of 63 people.

Other cities in Sangamon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sangamon County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Springfield 113,671 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Arlington Heights 73,999 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; suburb of Chicago, Illinois
Chatham 13,159 Village in Illinois, USA
Woodside 10,484 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Sherman 4,660 Village in Illinois, USA
Auburn 4,591 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Rochester 3,715 Village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Riverton 3,430 Village in Illinois
Pawnee 2,646 City in Oklahoma
Buckhart 1,679 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Jerome 1,575 Village in Illinois, United States
Southern View 1,557 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
Williamsville 1,490 Village in the United States
Leland Grove 1,451 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Grandview 1,369 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
New Berlin 1,329 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois