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Dawson County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 900.3 square miles
Population Density 15.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 13,810
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 24.2%
65 and over 14.3%
Females 43%
White 89.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 54.9
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 7.1%
Native American 1.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 69%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.4%
Veterans 489
Households and Housing
Households 4,414
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.5%
Median household income $39,714
The per capita income $17,677
Live below the poverty line. 21.9%
housing units 5,190
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $55,700
Residents owning their homes. 73.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 887
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $148,370
Retail sales per capita $10,747
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $91,324