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Dawson is a city in Dallas County, in the Des Moines metro area.

The latitude of Dawson is 41.842N. The longitude is -94.222W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 183.


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Median household income
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$38,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dawson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Undine

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33% of Dawson residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $13,524, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Dawson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dawson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.


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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dawson political report.

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The average commute time for Dawson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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