Dawson county is located close to the center of Nebraska. Dawson county has 1,013.09 square miles of land area and 6.34 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dawson county population is 24,205, which has shrunk 0.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dawson county median household income is $48,104 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.13% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.50% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dawson county median house value is $89,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dawson county is worse than the state average in quality. The Dawson county area code is 308.
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