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Dawson Springs, KY
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Living in Dawson Springs

Dawson Springs is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,420 people and two associated neighborhoods, Dawson Springs is the 167th largest community in Kentucky.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dawson Springs is worth considering.

Being a small city, Dawson Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Dawson Springs have a very low rate of college education: just 6.54% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Dawson Springs in 2018 was $20,591, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,364 for a family of four. However, Dawson Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dawson Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dawson Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dawson Springs include Irish, English, German, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Dawson Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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