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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 356 and a population density of 1,212, which is 92% above the national average. It has a median age of 39, which is 1 year above the Carbondale Metro median age and 1 year above the national average.

Dowell has a median home value of $60,900, which is 50% below the Metro average.The average rent of $946 is 25% above the metro average rent and 11% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Carbondale. The average household income in Dowell is $36,111 , which is 22% below the Metro average household income and 44% 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.

$66,600Median Home Value
$115,865 Carbondale Metro Area
$946Median Rent
$751 Carbondale Metro Area
2 /10 - 8 /10
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21 mins To Carbondale Metro Area

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Dowell's population is made up of 55% married, 31% single, 12% divorced and 3% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 35%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 31%. Homeowners make up 75% of the population in Dowell.

134,185 Carbondale Metro Area
879Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
36 Median Age
38 Carbondale Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Dowell is $18,804. The Median Household Income is $40,000 and the Dowell Unemployment Rate is 14%.

$18,804Income Per Capita
$29,163 Carbondale Metro Area
$40,000Median Household Income
$49,067 Carbondale Metro Area
24% Poverty Rate
18% Carbondale Metro Area
14% Unemployment Rate
6% Carbondale Metro Area
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$66,600Median Home Value
$115,865 Carbondale Metro Area
$946Median Rent
$751 Carbondale Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Carbondale Metro Area

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Home Owners
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2 /10 - 8 /10
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Top Schools in Dowell

Elverado Community Unit School District 196
PO Box 35, Vergennes, IL, 62994
Elverado Community Unit School District 196
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.

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National Crime Index

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