GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Dawson, GA

Dawson, GA is located in Terrell County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Dawson is about 4,058 with about 424 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,357.

The Average Home Value is $108,500.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,824.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Dawson is about 10.9%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Terrell County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 15.65% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 53.8%
Republican: 45.38%
Libertarian: 0.82%


Nearby Locations

Bronwood, GA (5.91 mi.)
Parrott, GA (9.79 mi.)
Shellman, GA (10.31 mi.)
Smithville, GA (14.21 mi.)
Weston, GA (15.40 mi.)
Leary, GA (17.40 mi.)
Albany, GA (17.85 mi.)
Leesburg, GA (17.90 mi.)
Plains, GA (18.17 mi.)
Morgan, GA (19.86 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39842
Latitude : 31.792464
Longitude : -84.445200
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 350 ft.
Area Code(s) : 229

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.59
Male Population Estimate : 48.01%
Female Population Estimate : 51.99%
Median Age : 38.4
Male Median Age : 35.1
Female Median Age : 41.7

White Population Estimate : 34.51%
Black Population Estimate : 64.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.71%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.65%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Other Population Estimate : 1.01%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Dawson specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Terrell County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Terrell County: About 378 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Terrell County is about 24% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.