Dawson, GA 39842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dawson, GA 39842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 324
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,148
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Terrell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.768, Longitude -84.431
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39842 has segments in 3 Counties (Calhoun, Lee, Terrell).

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Dawson, GA 39842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,784
Population in Households 7,514
Population in Familes 6,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 270
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,928
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,008
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,701 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,227 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 522 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $74,329
Average Home Value $92,534


Median Household Income $29,920
Average Household Income $43,115
Per Capita Income $16,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -0.54%
Households -0.58% -0.45%
Families -0.79% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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, GA 39842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39842 to the other 711 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 333 53rd
Population Density1 # 541 24th
Diversity Index2 # 323 55th
Median Household Income # 613 14th
Per Capita Income # 579 19th

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