Dawson, Georgia 

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Population

4,124

-8.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$23,154

Median Home Price

$106,800

Median Age

33.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.2 / 7.5

summer / winter

GA Gifts

Best Places to Live in Dawson, Georgia

Small agricultural/industrial town - Southwest Georgia in a mostly agricultural region about 80 miles north of Tallahassee, Florida. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Dawson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Dawson, GA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Small-town atmosphere
Mild winters
Cons
Summer heat
Entertainment
Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Albany Metro Area

Albany is a commercial center for the pecan and peanut farming area of southwest Georgia. A fairly robust economy and the availability of services make this clean, quiet town quite livable. Low cost, economic incentives and a favorable location have made it a minor manufacturing center, with Procter & Gamble, Miller Brewing and Merck among blue-chip employers. Downtown is plain but has undergone some redevelopment on the Flint River waterfront, bringing some minor entertainment and cultural amenities. Downsides include persistent summer heat and limited cultural and advanced educational opportunities.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Terrell County
Metro Area: Albany Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Dawson
Zip Codes: 39842
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 200 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dawson is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dawson jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dawson's cost of living is 20.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Dawson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Terrell county remained moderately Democratic, 53.8% to 45.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Dawson's population is 4,124 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 8.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dawson is Real Estate: $106,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.4%.

SCHOOLS
Dawson public schools spend $11,285 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Dawson. More Education



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Housing Market in Dawson

It's a good time to buy in Dawson. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Dawson is $106,800.

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