Dobson Information

Dobson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Dobson, NC

General Dobson Information

State: North Carolina

County: Surry County

Close cities: Lowgap, NC, Ararat, NC, Siloam, NC, State Road, NC, Boonville, NC, Elkin, NC, Thurmond, NC, Mount Airy, NC, Toast, NC, White Plains, NC

Dobson Population (census data)
Total 1,455 (-0.1% since 2000)
Male 755 (51.9%)
Female 700 (48.1%)

Population Density: 813 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.0 (US Avg is 100)

Dobson Elevation: 1,259 feet above sea level

Land Area: 1.79 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,856

Zip Codes: 27017.

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Dobson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (70.1%)
  • Hispanic (25.8%)
  • Other race (19.4%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (20.2%)
  • English (9.6%)
  • German (4.7%)
  • Irish (3.7%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.6%)
Foriegn Born: 247 people (17.0%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Dobson School Information

High Schools
Surry Central High (716 South Main Street, Dobson, NC, 27017 - Surry County Schools District)
Surry Early College High School of Design (360 South Main Street, Dobson, NC, 27017 - Surry County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Central Middle (883 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC, 27017 - Surry County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Copeland Elementary (948 Copeland School Road, Dobson, NC, 27017 - Surry County Schools District)
Dobson Elementary (400 W Atkins Street, Dobson, NC, 27017 - Surry County Schools District)

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