Dawson, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Dawson, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Dawson had a population of 62 as of July 1, 2018. Dawson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dawson is located at latitude 46.8679 and longitude -99.7536 in Kidder County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dawson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kidder County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,752 feet.

The City of Dawson (GNIS ID: 1035984) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson: Thirteenth Siding.

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Dawson, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 62
Population in Households 62
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $77,582
Per Capita Income $31,842


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (43.6%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $137,963


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.2% 0.32%
Households 0.4% 0.0%
Families 3.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Dawson, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawson to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 299 26th
Population Density # 278 31st
Diversity Index # 34 92nd
Median Household Income # 326 17th
Per Capita Income # 293 27th

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