Dawson County Information

Dawson in Georgia occupies 214 square miles and has a 2006 population of 20,643, a change from a 2000 population of 15,999 and 9,429 in 1990. 11.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.8% percent is 25-35, and 16.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 19 acts of violent crime reported in Dawson in 2004, a change from 9 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 398 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.7%.

Read more about Dawson, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDawson 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area214 sq. milesRanked 2,997 of 3,140
Population 200620,643Ranked 1,783 of 3,140
Population 200519,825 
Population 200015,999Ranked 2,024 of 3,140
Population 19909,429Ranked 2,440 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97.8% 
African American.7% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.3% 
Population 5 to 1413.5% 
Population 15 to 2411.7% 
Population 25 to 3416.8% 
Population 35 to 4416.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.7% 
Population 55 to 6411% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up3.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes199
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults16 
Total Property Crimes502350
Burglaries100 
Larceny Thefts337 
Motor Vehicle Thefts65 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population10,6799,067
Unemployed Population398241
Unemployment Rate3.7%2.7%

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