Dowell, Illinois

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Dowell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 74 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jackson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62927
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.939
Longitude -89.237

Dowell Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 3.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station MARION 4 NNE
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station SPARTA 1 W
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Dowell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 441 100%
Male 201 45.6%
Female 240 54.4%
Under 18 95 21.5%
18+ 346 78.5%
65+ 93 21.1%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.75
White 434 98.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Dowell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 432
Growth -9
Growth % -2%

Dowell Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
German 17%
US/American 16.2%
English 11.8%
Irish 10%
Italian 4.8%
Czechoslovakian 3.9%
Scottish 3.5%
Hungarian 2.6%
Dutch 2.2%
Welsh 1.3%
European 0.9%
Slavic 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dowell 441 $28,958
De Soto 1,653 $34,929
Du Quoin 6,448 $37,688
Elkville 1,001 $30,417
Hurst 805 $30,250
Royalton 1,130 $29,886
Vergennes 491 $39,028
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