Dawson is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 796 people and just one neighborhood, Dawson is the 870th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Dawson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dawson is a town of service providers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dawson who work in office and administrative support (10.56%), maintenance occupations (8.10%) and healthcare (6.34%).
Also of interest is that Dawson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Dawson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Dawson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Dawson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.