Dobson is located in northwest North Carolina. Dobson is part of Surry County. Dobson has 1.96 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Dobson population is 1,586, which has grown 8.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 18.46% and is lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Dobson median household income is $28,699 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 7.23% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 10.57% and is much lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. Dobson median house value is $146,400 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 43.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 42.38% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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 Dobson is much better than the state average in quality. The Dobson area code is 336.
Dobson, NC Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data