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DemographicsDawson County
Population
Population Estimates
20108,932
20119,010
20129,263
20139,445
Estimates of the Components of Resident Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013
2013 Population Estimate9,445
Total Population Change479
Natural Increase44
Births373
Deaths329
Migration453
Historic Population Growth
18902,056
19002,443
191012,725
19209,239
19309,881
19408,618
19509,092
196012,314
197011,269
198011,805
19909,505
20009,059
20108,966
Service Populations
Veterans
Population Projections
Civilian population 18 years and over7,262
Veterans869
Non Veterans6,393
Percent By Period of Service
Gulf War (>9/01)2.2%
Gulf War (8/90-8/01)15.9%
Vietnam era27.5%
Korean War11.7%
World War II5.3%
Poverty
Below Poverty Level (Number)
Total1,225
Male681
Female544
< 18 Years466
18 to 64 years624
65 years and over135
Below Poverty Level (Percent)
Total14.4%
Male15.8%
Female13.0%
< 18 Years26.7%
18 to 64 years11.9%
65 years and over9.0%
Children Ages 0-17 Living Below Federal Poverty Level (Number)
2000328
2001336
2002300
2003282
2004257
2005286
2006276
2007264
2008262
2009271
2010287
2011299
Children Ages 0-17 Living Below Federal Poverty Level (Percent)
200017.3%
200118.0%
200216.6%
200316.7%
200415.4%
200517.4%
200615.9%
200715.6%
200815.6%
200915.5%
201015.7%
201115.9%
IndustriesDawson County
Agriculture
Top Five Agriculture Producers by County, 2012
Corn Sales (Dollars)$2,283,000
Barley Sales (Dollars)$0
Wheat Sales (Dollars)$38,810,000
Crop Totals (Dollars)$55,488,000
Top Five Livestock Producers by County, 2012
Sheep, Including Lambs Sales (Heads)$1,235
Sheep, Including Lambs Sales (Dollars)$150,000
Hog Sales (Heads)$17
Hog Sales (Dollars)$2,000
Cattle, Including Calves Sales (Heads)$25,263
Cattle, Including Calves Sales (Dollars)$24,077,000
Occupations
Management, business, science, and arts1,572
Service741
Sales and office823
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance718
Production, transportation, and material moving655
Main Street
Employment Status
Population 16 years and over7,454
Civilian labor force - Employed4,509
Civilian labor force - Unemployed187
Armed Forces0
Not in labor force2,758
Females 16 years and over3,601
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19
Income and Benefits
Mean earnings (dollars)56,884
Mean Social Security income (dollars)18,009
Mean retirement income (dollars)16,586
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)10,488
Mean cash public assistance income (dollars)3,543
Median family income (dollars)62,184
Mean family income (dollars)70,177
Earnings in the Past 12 Months
Total45,057
Male51,377
Female34,682
Establishments with Respective Number of Employees
1 - 4197
5 - 960
10-1945
20-4926
50-995
100-2490
250-4991
500-9990
1,000 or more0
Number of Establishments
Employer Establishments334
Non Employer Establishments613
Small Businesses1,144
CrimeDawson County
Sexual and/or Violent Offenders - Percent of Population
Total Population8,966
Percent of Total Population0.00602%
Offender Population54
County of Sentence
Inmates28
Offenders in Alternate Facility11
Offenders in Prerelease5
of Offenders on P&P Supervision104
All Active DOC Offenders148
Number Per 1000 County Population16.6%
County Population on July 1 20128,936
EducationDawson County
Schools Funding
Difference in School Funding 2013 - 2014
2013$5,722,165
2014$6,206,479
Dollars Difference$484,314
Percent Difference8%
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