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
  • County: De Kalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.356, Longitude -85.927
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 628
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 628

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dawson, AL 35963 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,532
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 944
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 983
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,530
Population in Familes 1,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $40,936
Average Household Income $54,391
Per Capita Income $21,042


Total Housing Units 685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $113,095
Average Home Value $179,869


Total Households 592
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.66%
Households 0.77% 0.67%
Families 0.59% 0.58%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.27%

Dawson, AL 35963 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35963 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 467 24th
Population Density # 336 46th
Diversity Index # 353 42nd
Median Household Income # 276 55th
Per Capita Income # 337 45th

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