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People

Total Population 328
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 113
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,000
% Above Poverty Level 66.1%
% Below Poverty Level 33.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $708
Median House Value $46,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 26.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
De Soto 1,567 $42,500
Du Quoin 6,002 $50,362
Elkville 1,047 $53,295

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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