Dawsonville is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,525 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dawsonville is the 235th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Dawsonville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Dawsonville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Dawsonville, where the median household income is $49,808.00.
Dawsonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Dawsonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Dawsonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dawsonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dawsonville who work in office and administrative support (14.98%), sales jobs (12.93%), and management occupations (8.30%).
In Dawsonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Dawsonville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Dawsonville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.70% of the adults in Dawsonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dawsonville in 2010 was $19,887, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,548 for a family of four. However, Dawsonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Dawsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dawsonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dawsonville include German, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Dawsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.