Dawson, AL 35963 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35963: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dawson, AL 35963

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 637
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: DeKalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.356, Longitude -85.927
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dawson, AL 35963 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,746
Population in Households 1,744
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $98,699
Average Home Value $172,727


Median Household Income $38,885
Average Household Income $50,927
Per Capita Income $19,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.67%
Households 0.71% 0.59%
Families 0.56% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dawson, AL 35963 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35963 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 456 26th
Population Density1 # 324 48th
Diversity Index2 # 357 42nd
Median Household Income # 296 52nd
Per Capita Income # 393 36th

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