Dawson, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 353 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.7%
 
Males: 174  (49.4%)
Females: 179  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15428.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,263 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Dawson:

$44,263
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,613 (it was $12,753 in 2000)

Dawson borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,833 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Dawson:

$78,833
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,905; detached houses: $72,884; mobile homes: $32,732

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dawson: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dawson, PA (2010)
    • 35396.2%White alone
    • 92.5%Two or more races
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

Races in Dawson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Dawson, Pennsylvania as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dawson is 125 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (21.6%), German (13.1%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (8.5%), Dutch (7.0%), English (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/08/1872

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,108 people per square mile   (low).

Dawson, Pennsylvania map

19 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This borough:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $978 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $852 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (32.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (239.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Vanderbilt borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Connellsville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Everson borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
South Connellsville borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Scottdale borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Dunbar borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Perryopolis borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Star Junction, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 79.66 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Dawson, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dawson, PA in 2017
Dawson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Dawson, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Paper (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Dawson, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (9.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (12.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Bus drivers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)

Average climate in Dawson, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dawson, Pennsylvania average temperatures Dawson, Pennsylvania average precipitation Dawson, Pennsylvania humidity Dawson, Pennsylvania wind speed Dawson, Pennsylvania snowfall Dawson, Pennsylvania sunshine Dawson, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.429. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.429
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dawson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Dawson borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 37.7 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dawson-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from Dawson center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 262.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.3 miles away from Dawson center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dawson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dawson:

  • HIGHLANDS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CONNELLSVILLE, PA)
  • SCOTTDALE MANOR REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SCOTTDALE, PA)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SCOTTDALE, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF UNIONTOWN (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LEMONT FURNACE, PA)
  • HARMON HOUSE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA)
  • EXCELA HEALTH FRICK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA)
  • FRICK HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA)

Amtrak stations near Dawson:

  • 5 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dawson:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 14 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 19 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Waynesburg University (about 30 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Dawson Volunteer Fire Company Station 11 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Brownfield Community Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 291 Banning Road).

Hotel: Carealot Farm B & B (451 Davis Road).

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Dawson:

Marital status in Dawson, PA
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dawson:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dawson, PA (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Here:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Fayette County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Fayette County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,327
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$4,343
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,330
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,567
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$8,567

Dawson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $18,000 ($50.99)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($39.66)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($25.50)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($19.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($14.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($8.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($5.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($2.83)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,000 ($42.49)

Dawson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($17.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($5.67)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($2.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($33.99)
    Other: $3,000 ($8.50)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $20,000 ($56.66)
    Property: $13,000 ($36.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000 ($5.67)

Dawson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,000 ($186.97)

3.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.25%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.88% ($36,068 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.38% ($45,384)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($31,460)


3.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.97% ($42,431 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.42% ($32,405)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($56,922)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dawson:

  • WPNT (1340 AM; 1 kW; CONNELLSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dawson:

  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dawson:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Dawson fatal accident list:

Jan 25, 1993 10:30 AM, 819, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 1987 02:30 PM, Sr08190040, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1983 03:99 AM, 00625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.3mTotal length
  • $2,370,000Total costs
  • 4,569Total average daily traffic
  • 438Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,511Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.085889 Lon: -79.692444, Call Sign: WQPG946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.837 MHz, 461.987 MHz, 466.837 MHz, 466.987 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Certifier: Jeff Gregos, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K3WLX, Licensee ID: L01170958, Grant Date: 07/08/2016, Expiration Date: 09/30/2026, Certifier: Charles E King Jr, Registrant: Charles E King Jr, 927 Banning Road, Dawson, PA 15428-1009
  • Call Sign: KA3VGM, Licensee ID: L00171426, Grant Date: 11/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Registrant: James E Keffer, 247 Keffer Rd, Dawson, PA 15428-9631
  • Call Sign: W3QZV, Licensee ID: L00226795, Grant Date: 07/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/21/2017, Certifier: Andrew A Wild, Registrant: Andrew A Wild, Mc Gill Ave, Dawson, PA 15428
  • Call Sign: W8IOU, Previous Call Sign: KB3BTK, Licensee ID: L00394835, Grant Date: 04/11/2017, Expiration Date: 06/06/2027, Registrant: South Western Pa Packet Group, 247 Keffer Rd, Dawson, PA 15428-9631
  • Call Sign: WB3JCX, Licensee ID: L00809177, Grant Date: 05/31/1994, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2004, Registrant: Thomas B Williams, Rd 1 Box 105, Dawson, PA 15428
  • Call Sign: W3JCX, Previous Call Sign: WB3JCX, Licensee ID: L00809177, Grant Date: 11/28/2013, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Certifier: Thomas B Williams, Registrant: Thomas B Williams, 402 Banning Rd, Dawson, PA 15428-1200

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6264E , Serial Number: 46364, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Don Traeger, 1663 Banning Rd, Dawson, PA 15428
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$53,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2633.00

Most common first names in Dawson, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2474.2 years
William2070.4 years
Mary1778.1 years
Charles1572.6 years
James1471.1 years
George1476.2 years
Robert1369.2 years
Anna1382.1 years
Frank1277.0 years
Alice988.1 years
Most common last names in Dawson, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keffer2567.7 years
Newell1577.6 years
King1077.2 years
Swink778.2 years
Murphy679.5 years
Lint671.8 years
Thompson675.0 years
Davis675.7 years
Knight675.5 years
Stillwagon676.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dawson, PA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dawson, PA
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood


Dawson compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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