The City of Dawson Springs had a population of 2,816 as of July 1, 2015. Dawson Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Dawson Springs is located at latitude 37.1742 and longitude -87.6886 in Hopkins County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dawson Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.
The City of Dawson Springs (GNIS ID: 2404193) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dawson Springs is located within Dawson Springs Division of Hopkins County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dawson Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dawson Springs: Dawson, Dawson City, Dawsonsprings, Tradewater.
|Population in Households||2,705|
|Population in Familes||2,156|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||111|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,345 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||609 (45.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||541 (40.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||196 (14.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$76,749|
|Average Home Value||$90,954|
|Median Household Income||$26,276|
|Average Household Income||$35,879|
|Per Capita Income||$14,741|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
The table below compares Dawson Springs to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 124||77th|
|Population Density1||# 309||41st|
|Diversity Index2||# 401||24th|
|Median Household Income||# 478||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 481||8th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.