Dawson County, Nebraska (NE)

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County population in 2012: 24,220 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 24,365 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,674
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,448
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,093
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,777 (it was 2,731 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 1013 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dawson County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (42.2%), Educational, health and social services (19.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Dawson County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (31.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.0 years
Males: 12,293  (50.5%)
Females: 12,033  (49.5%)
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Dawson County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dawson County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,603 ($36,132 in 1999)

This county:

$45603
Nebraska:

$51440

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $538)
This county:

$440
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,439 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Dawson:

$91,439
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,205 - $139,526
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $977
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $467

Institutionalized population: 258

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Dawson County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $65,700

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,826 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,906 (2.2%)

Dawson County household income distribution in 2009 Dawson County home values distribution Dawson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.9%
Dawson County:

14.9%
Nebraska:

13.2%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.5% for American Indian residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 19 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dawson County is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lexington, Cozad, Gothenburg, Overton, Sumner, Farnam, Eddyville, Willow Island.

Dawson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Dawson County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 40 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 106 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dawson County: Assemblies of God Conference Grounds (A), Darr Feedlot (B), Camp Comeca (C), Camp Rockhaven (D), Lafayette Park (E), Westminister Woods Camp (F), Westminster Woods Camp (G), School Number 61 (H), School Number 94 (I), Josselyn (J), Darr (K), North Inlet Area Campground (L), JJs Marina and Campgrounds (M), Mastens Camper Haven (N), Overton Golf Course (O), Peavey Grain Company Elevator (P), Midway Pony Express Station (Q), Gothenburg KOA Campground (R), Lafayette Park Campground (S), Gothenburg Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dawson County include: Fairhaven Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Zion Church (C), Buffalo Grove Church (D), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Christ Cemetery (1), Pleasant View Cemetery (2), Rose Hill Cemetery (3), Cottonwood Cemetery (4), Sumner Cemetery (5), Cozad Cemetery (6), Gothenburg Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Newquist Reservoir (A), Yeutter Reservoir (B), O Connor Reservoir Number 1 (C), O Connor Reservoir Number 2 (D), Prasch Reservoir (E), School Land Reservoir Number 1 (F), Sherman Reservoir (G), Katy West Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Dry Fork Wood River (A), Spring Creek (B), French Creek (C), Crooked Creek (D), Bell Creek (E), Buffalo Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dawson County include: Gallagher Canyon State Recreation Area (1), Midway Lake Recreational Grounds (2), Dogwood State Wildlife Management Area (3), Bitterns Call State Wildlife Management Area (4), Darr Strip State Wildlife Management Area (5), Cozad State Wildlife Management Area (6), East Willow Island State Wildlife Management Area (7), West Cozad State Wildlife Management Area (8), Willow Island State Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: North Shore (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County , Custer County , Frontier County , Gosper County , Lincoln County , Phelps County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 530
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,866 (24% naturalized citizens)

Dawson County:

15.9%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,467
  • 1990 to 1994: 937
  • 1985 to 1989: 751
  • 1980 to 1984: 363
  • 1975 to 1979: 162
  • 1970 to 1974: 69
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1965 to 1969: 82

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.1%

Dawson County marital status for males Dawson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Dawson County with a mortgage: 2,921 (297 second mortgage, 194 home equity loan, 43 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,085

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dawson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,65019
Catholic4,9495
Evangelical Protestant3,84132
Other7793
None9,107-
Dawson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Dawson County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Dawson County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dawson County:

8.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

29.1%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Dawson County:

Average size of farms: 867 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $517,176
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $271.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $490,312
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.17%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $137,066
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.01%
Corn for grain: 175094 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4173 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 29678 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Tornado activity:

Dawson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2243287.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/20/2007, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 9 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dawson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 605.3 miles away from Dawson County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Dawson County center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Dawson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (63%)
  • Guatemala (21%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • United Kingdom (0%)
  • Nicaragua (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dawson County (%):

  • German (32%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Danish (2%)
  • Czech (1%)

Dawson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,310 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,875 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0%)
  • Walked: 279 (3%)
  • Other means: 159 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 462 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Dawson County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 215 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Dawson County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,629.

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($18,503 average AGI)
2.90% relocated from other states ($12,606 average AGI)
Dawson County:

2.90%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buffalo County, NE  0.49% ($24,773 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.41% ($27,081)
from Hall County, NE  0.39% ($57,114)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.36% ($22,281)
from Gosper County, NE  0.22% ($54,150)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.21% ($23,474)
from Douglas County, NE  0.21% ($22,474)


7.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.47% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($18,761 average AGI)
3.03% relocated to other states ($11,558 average AGI)
Dawson County:

3.03%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.02% ($38,957 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($25,556)
to Hall County, NE  0.52% ($25,511)
to Lincoln County, NE  0.35% ($32,750)
to Gosper County, NE  0.26% ($30,333)
to Custer County, NE  0.14% ($33,000)
to Douglas County, NE  0.14% ($28,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.0

Births per 1000 population in Dawson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Dawson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dawson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,547 (3,169 aged, 378 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9799.450
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 452.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24050.22

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1953.930
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 954.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 24.37

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.06

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,027

Size of family households: 2,748 2-persons, 1,148 3-persons, 1,075 4-persons, 691 5-persons, 338 6-persons, 259 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,255 1-person, 277 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

5,247 married couples with children.
1,311 single-parent households (408 men, 903 women).

77.1% of residents of Dawson County speak English at home.
21.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (10% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 52% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,787,000 ($4883 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,118,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,599,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,858,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,482,000
Federal grants: $26,063,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,039,000 ($3,995,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,745,000 ($179,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,483,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,179,000
Federal Government insurance: $96,535,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,326
Here:

94 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,176
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,083
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,947
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dawson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.00 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 52
  • 2000 to 2004: 788
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,149
  • 1980 to 1989: 869
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,772
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,444
  • 1950 to 1959: 995
  • 1940 to 1949: 579
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,442
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dawson County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 63
  • 3 rooms: 237
  • 4 rooms: 635
  • 5 rooms: 1,184
  • 6 rooms: 1,307
  • 7 rooms: 1,100
  • 8 rooms: 693
  • 9+ rooms: 867
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 231
  • 3 rooms: 522
  • 4 rooms: 709
  • 5 rooms: 618
  • 6 rooms: 279
  • 7 rooms: 149
  • 8 rooms: 96
  • 9+ rooms: 107
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dawson County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 247
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,482
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,850
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,146
  • 5+ bedrooms: 345
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 678
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,095
  • 3 bedrooms: 718
  • 4 bedrooms: 176
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 115
  • 1 vehicle: 1,396
  • 2 vehicles: 2,649
  • 3 vehicles: 1,326
  • 4 vehicles: 473
  • 5+ vehicles: 134
  • no vehicle: 290
  • 1 vehicle: 1,164
  • 2 vehicles: 915
  • 3 vehicles: 271
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

55% of Dawson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Nebraska.

Dawson County:

55.2%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dawson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.5%)
  • Electricity (20.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.3%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (54.6%)
  • Electricity (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.7%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

2.3%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

1.3%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

11.1%
Nebraska:

20.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Dawson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,366,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,908,000
    Regular Highways: $2,059,000
    General - Other: $1,830,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $744,000
    Financial Administration: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $445,000
    Central Staff Services: $310,000
    Health - Other: $227,000
    Parks and Recreation: $221,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $263,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,140,000

Dawson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,659,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $385,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000
    All Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $400,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $353,000
    Interest Earnings: $262,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,563,000
    All Other: $635,000
    General Local Government Support: $181,000
    Education: $32,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,509,000
    Death and Gift: $558,000
    Other Selective Sales: $142,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $126,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000
    Other License: $1,000

Dawson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,845,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000

Dawson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,710,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $265,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Dawson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Dawson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Dawson County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14577.5 years
John14179.6 years
Mary10080.6 years
George9378.2 years
Robert9372.5 years
Charles9176.5 years
James8474.6 years
Ruth7581.6 years
Harold6977.0 years
Helen6484.1 years
Most common last names in Dawson County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9377.5 years
Anderson6881.9 years
Smith6679.0 years
Brown5377.5 years
Miller5077.7 years
Block4179.3 years
Peterson3775.2 years
Williams3480.1 years
Jensen3379.2 years
Larson3279.3 years
Businesses in Dawson County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King2McDonald's2
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen3Super 82
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul3
FedEx4U.S. Cellular1
Ford1UPS3
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