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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Dawsonville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Dawsonville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Dawsonville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Dawsonville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $42,264.00.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dawsonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.55%), sales jobs (11.21%), and food service (8.81%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Dawsonville, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
In Dawsonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Dawsonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Dawsonville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.74% of adults 25 and older in Dawsonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dawsonville in 2010 was $18,905, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,620 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.