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Dowagiac is a suburb in the South Bend Metro Area and in the Cass County. It has a population of 5,695 and a population density of 1,297, which is 93% above the national average. It has a median age of 37, which is 1 year below the South Bend Metro median age and 1 year below the national average.


Dowagiac has a median home value of $126,800, which is 36% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,069 is 26% above the metro average rent and 1% above the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in South Bend. The average household income in Dowagiac is $40,836 , which is 26% below the Metro average household income and 37% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Dowagiac is 4. Dowagiac also has a crime index 117 that is below the Metro average and above the National average.


$136,300Median Home Value
$207,652 South Bend Metro Area
$1,069Median Rent
$1,263 South Bend Metro Area
3 /10 - 6 /10
School Rating
117
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
47 mins To South Bend Metro Area

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Dowagiac's population is made up of 29% married, 44% single, 19% divorced and 8% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 38%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 56% of the population in Dowagiac.

5,680Population
323,637 South Bend Metro Area
1,287Population Density
  • 48% Male
  • 52% Female
36 Median Age
38 South Bend Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Dowagiac is $26,417. The Median Household Income is $41,864 and the Dowagiac Unemployment Rate is 11%.

$26,417Income Per Capita
$33,632 South Bend Metro Area
$41,864Median Household Income
$60,772 South Bend Metro Area
33% Poverty Rate
13% South Bend Metro Area
11% Unemployment Rate
4% South Bend Metro Area
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$136,300Median Home Value
$207,652 South Bend Metro Area
$1,069Median Rent
$1,263 South Bend Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 South Bend Metro Area

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Renters
44%
Home Owners
56%
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3 /10 - 6 /10
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Top Schools in Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union School District
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301 Oak Street, Dowagiac, MI, 49047
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Dowagiac Union School District
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25121 Gage Street, Dowagiac, MI, 49047
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Dowagiac Union School District
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614 Spruce Street, Dowagiac, MI, 49047
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47 mins
South Bend Metro Area
Commute To
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
1 hr 48 mins
Albert G Lane Technical College Preparatory High School
1 hr 57 mins
Indiana University South Bend
50 mins
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Dowagiac crime index is 117 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Dowagiac.

117
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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