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About Dowell

Dowell is a suburb in the Carbondale Metro Area and in the Jackson County. It has a population of 282 and a population density of 722, which is 87% above the national average. It has a median age of 44, which is 6 years above the Carbondale Metro median age and 5 years above the national average.


Dowell has a median home value of $84,200, which is 38% below the Metro average.The average rent of $946 is 21% above the metro average rent and 55% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Carbondale. The average household income in Dowell is $47,500 , which is 14% below the Metro average household income and 36% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Dowell is 5. Dowell also has a crime index 24 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$84,200Median Home Value
$136,584 Carbondale Metro Area
$946Median Rent
$751 Carbondale Metro Area
2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
24
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
21 mins To Carbondale Metro Area

Dowell Zip Code

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Dowell's population is made up of 59% married, 25% single, 11% divorced and 5% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 41%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 82% of the population in Dowell.

282Population
132,563 Carbondale Metro Area
722Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
44 Median Age
38 Carbondale Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Dowell is $21,731. The Median Household Income is $47,500 and the Dowell Unemployment Rate is 13%.

$21,731Income Per Capita
$32,955 Carbondale Metro Area
$47,500Median Household Income
$55,289 Carbondale Metro Area
11% Poverty Rate
17% Carbondale Metro Area
13% Unemployment Rate
4% Carbondale Metro Area
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$84,200Median Home Value
$136,584 Carbondale Metro Area
$946Median Rent
$751 Carbondale Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Carbondale Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
18%
Home Owners
82%
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2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Dowell

Elverado Community Unit School District 196
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PO Box 35, Vergennes, IL, 62994
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3-5
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Elverado Community Unit School District 196
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PO Box 130, Elkville, IL, 62932
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21 mins
Carbondale Metro Area
Commute To
St. Louis Lambert International Airport
1 hr 57 mins
St. Louis, MO
1 hr 39 mins
Springfield College in Illinois
2 hr 51 mins
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
20 mins
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Dowell crime index is 24 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Dowell.

24
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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