Dawson County Information

Dawson in Nebraska occupies 1,019 square miles and has a 2006 population of 25,018, a change from a 2000 population of 24,365 and 19,940 in 1990. 13.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.3% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 61 acts of violent crime reported in Dawson in 2004, a change from 29 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 388 people: 3.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3%.

Read more about Dawson, Nebraska in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDawson 
StateNebraska 
Land Area1,019 sq. milesRanked 746 of 3,140
Population 200625,018Ranked 1,584 of 3,140
Population 200524,642 
Population 200024,365Ranked 1,581 of 3,140
Population 199019,940Ranked 1,683 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97.1% 
African American1% 
Asian American.7% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.7% 
Population 5 to 1415.5% 
Population 15 to 2413.3% 
Population 25 to 3411.3% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 746% 
Population 75 and up7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes6129
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes20 
Robberies4 
Aggravated Assaults37 
Total Property Crimes677762
Burglaries97 
Larceny Thefts525 
Motor Vehicle Thefts55 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,46812,399
Unemployed Population388375
Unemployment Rate3.1%3%

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