Dawson, IL 62520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dawson, IL 62520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sangamon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.855, Longitude -89.46
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 155
  • Residential Addresses: 460
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 460

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

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Dawson, IL 62520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,583
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 758
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 804
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 1,583
Population in Familes 1,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $63,707
Average Household Income $78,303
Per Capita Income $31,361


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $141,265
Average Home Value $151,204


Total Households 634
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 460
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 0.43% 0.36%
Households 0.44% 0.41%
Families 0.24% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Dawson, IL 62520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62520 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois 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 # 769 44th
Population Density # 668 52nd
Diversity Index # 1169 15th
Median Household Income # 361 74th
Per Capita Income # 398 71st

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