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Dawson is a city in Lac qui Parle County.
The community was named for William Dawson, landowner
The latitude of Dawson is 44.932N. The longitude is -96.054W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,047 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,504.
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26% of Dawson residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dawson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dawson was $19,084, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Dawson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dawson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $553.
Libraries in Dawson include Dawson Public Library ... View libraries
Lac qui Parle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dawson political report.
The average commute time for Dawson workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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