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1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Suite 5
Lexington, NE 68850
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Diverse People Serving a Diverse Industrial Environment

demographics

One of the most culturally diverse counties in Nebraska, Dawson County has an area market population of more than 129,000. More than 30 percent of the population speaks a language other than English at home. Supporting all who live and work in the area, our civic leaders are committed to providing the support and services our residents need to feel at home. Familiarize yourself with recent information from the U.S. Census, including population, household size, employment and more.

2019 Demographic Snapshot
2019 Snapshot Dawson County 30 miles 50 miles
Population 23,733 44,637 112,648
Households 8,965 17,255 45,256
Families 6,292 12,120 29,725
Average Household Size 2.61 2.5 2.4
Average Family Size 3.12 2.9 2.9
Per Capita Income $25,965 $25,137 $25,316
Dawson County Population by Age
Dawson County 2019 Poverty Rate
12.7%
Dawson County Population by Race 2019
Foreign Born Dawson County Population
1.3%
Renter & Owner Occupied Housing
2019 Renter & Owner Occupied Housing Dawson County 30 miles 50 miles
Owner Occupied Housing 6,035 12,389 31,065
Renter Occupied Housing 2,930 4,870 14,186
Labor Force
2019 Labor Force (age 16+) Dawson County 30 miles 50 miles
Labor Force 12,476 23,425 59,231
Unemployed 632 810 2,024
In Armed Forces N/A 4 19
Not In Labor Force 5,578 10,191 25,845
2019 Projected Labor Force Status
2019 Projected Labor Force Status (age 16+) Dawson County 30 miles 50 miles
Labor Force 13,306 24,367 61,070
Unemployed 599 840 2,088
In Armed Forces 0 5 20
Not In Labor Force 5,577 10,599 26,652

Source: Data provided by U.S. Census Bureau, Released July 2019.