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Dawn, Missouri - Basic Facts

Dawn is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dawn Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Livingston County at latitude 39.6684 and longitude -93.6355. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Dawn Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Dawn, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 122
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 93
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $65,000
Average Home Value $89,205


Median Household Income $41,233
Average Household Income $49,547
Per Capita Income $22,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.12% -1.0%
Households -1.14% -0.68%
Families 2.65% -1.08%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Dawn, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dawn to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 849 18th
Population Density1 # 980 5th
Diversity Index2 # 844 18th
Median Household Income # 469 55th
Per Capita Income # 307 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.