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Demographics

People

Total Population350
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+130
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married48.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.1%
Median Earnings25+$23,304
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,438
% Above Poverty Level72.2%
% Below Poverty Level27.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.2%
Median Gross Rent$706
Median House Value$44,700

Ancestry

German36.3%
Irish27.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.6%
English6.3%
Dutch4.6%
Italian3.7%
Polish2.3%
Hungarian1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Welsh1.1%
Austrian0.6%
Belgian0.3%
Scottish0.3%
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Dowell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
P.O. Box Zip Codes62927
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.93
Approximate Longitude-89.24

Dowell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance3.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches
StationMARION 4 NNE
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationSPARTA 1 W
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
De Soto1,658$44,063
Du Quoin5,932$45,893
Elkville1,140$49,844
Hurst705$40,227
Royalton1,124$48,667
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