For population 25 years and over in Dawson:
For population 15 years and over in Dawson village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,250 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (58.7 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (64.7 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (441.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Verdon, NE (2.5 miles ), Humboldt, NE (2.6 miles ), Salem, NE (2.6 miles) , Stella, NE (2.8 miles ), Shubert, NE (3.3 miles ), Falls City, NE (3.6 miles ), Du Bois, NE (3.7 miles) , Bern, KS (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 95.83 W
Area code: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+22.2%).
Work and jobs in Dawson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dawson, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dawson-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 188% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the Dawson village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/28/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dawson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Dawson center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dawson and their reported violations in the past:DAWSON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 209, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 2.4%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Dawson compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Dawson (based on Richardson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dawson government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,006 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,132 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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