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Dawson County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 14,985
  • Males: 8,367
  • Females: 6,618

Ethnicity:

  • White: 6,375
  • Black/African American: 1,288
  • Hispanic: 7,206
  • Native American/Eskimo: 16
  • Asian: 52
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 48

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (7,860)
  2. Spanish (5,850)
  3. German (175)
  4. Japanese (60)
  5. French (40)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 623

  1. Mexico (545)
  2. Japan (16)
  3. Hong Kong (15)
  4. Canada (12)
  5. Taiwan (8)
  6. Argentina (6)
  7. Germany (6)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (6,086)
  2. Catholic Church (2,714)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,124)
  4. Churches of Christ (782)
  5. International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (338)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Lamesa Primary Health Clinic: 1502 North Avenue K, Lamesa - (806) 872-3069

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 5,135
  • Sensory: 532
  • Physical: 1,250
  • Mental: 700
  • Self-care: 523
  • Go outside home: 981
  • Employment: 1,062

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 241

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 4,726
  • Utility gas: 3,340
  • Bottled or LP gas: 354
  • Electricity: 1,003
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 0
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 0
  • Solar Energy: 0
  • Other fuel: 21
  • No fuel used: 8

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 9,225
  • No vehicle: 687
  • 1 or more vehicle: 8,538

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 586
  • No High School: 1,289
  • Some High School: 1,583
  • High School: 3,469
  • Some College: 1,787
  • Associate's Degree: 188
  • College Degree: 786
  • Master's Degree: 167
  • Professional Degree: 85
  • Doctoral Degree: 9

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 4,726
  • Owners with phone: 3,337
  • Owners without phone: 132
  • Renters with phone: 1,049
  • Renters without phone: 208

10 closest counties:

  1. Lynn County, Texas
  2. Martin County, Texas
  3. Borden County, Texas
  4. Terry County, Texas
  5. Howard County, Texas
  6. Gaines County, Texas
  7. Garza County, Texas
  8. Andrews County, Texas
  9. Midland County, Texas
  10. Lubbock County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

79331, 79377, 79713

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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