Dowell, Jackson County, Illinois

Dowell: Village in Jackson County, Illinois, USA

About

Dowell is a village located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 408 and a population density of 1,046 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 385 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Dowell

Population : 385 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 62927
Plate code : 618
Area : 0.39 km2
Altitude : 1,312 feet / 400 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:20:06 (1st July 2022)
Density : 987 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.97% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Dowell is located at 37°56'23"N 89°14'16"W (37.9397700, -89.2378600).

Dowell map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dowell decreased by 5.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 408 - census
2011 408 0% estimation process
2012 406 -0.49% estimation process
2013 404 -0.5% estimation process
2014 401 -0.75% estimation process
2015 399 -0.5% estimation process
2016 398 -0.25% estimation process
2017 394 -1.02% estimation process
2018 390 -1.03% estimation process
2019 386 -1.04% estimation process
2020 385 -0.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 67,586
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 62,121
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 66,348
April 1, 2010 Population : 62,134
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 62.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 9.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 17.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 37.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 47.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,156
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 18.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.5%

Dowell zip code is 62927. County name: Jackson, County fips: 17077

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $323,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,754
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $482
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,181
2015-2019 Households : 23,142
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.81
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 98,634
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 392,158
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 561,858
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 974,563
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,396
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $58,763
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,815
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,646
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,490
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,360
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,376
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,970
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 499
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,895
2010 population per square mile : 4,565.1
2010 land area in square miles : 13.61
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 163,586
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $181,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,331
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $445
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,084
Permits for construction, 2020 : 3,923
2015-2019 Households : 134,317
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 394,919
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,648,723
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,761,049
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,405
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,513
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,348
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 7,659
2019 total employment : 87,243
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,191,448
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 28,499
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 25,331
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,004
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,390
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,642
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 17,973
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,735
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 21,608
2010 population per square mile : 316.6
2010 land area in square miles : 938.38
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $238,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,667
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $607
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,033
2015-2019 Households : 30,265
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 304,989
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,364,677
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 396,584
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,678,634
2012 total retail sales per capita : $40,755
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,409
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,991
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 9,273
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,929
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,144
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,848
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,702
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 804
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,671
2010 population per square mile : 1,559.1
2010 land area in square miles : 39.96

Schools in Dowell

College & universities near Dowell, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146205 John A Logan College Carterville (IL) 62918-2500

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dowell, IL

Code Name Address Type
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL

Post offices near Dowell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dowell Post Office Dowell (IL) 62927

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Carbondale 25,036 City in Illinois, USA
Murphysboro 7,384 Town in Illinois
De Soto 1,503 Village in Illinois, United States
Elkville 864 City in Illinois, United States of America
Sand Ridge 761 Human settlement in United States of America
Pomona 755 Township of Illinois
Harrison 639 Census-designated place in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Ava 610 City in Illinois
Grand Tower 560 City in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Makanda 529 City in Illinois, United States of America
Campbell Hill 310 Town
Vergennes 279 City in Jackson County, Illinois, United States of America
Gorham 219 Village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States
West Point 165 City in Illinois, United States of America
Degognia 141 Township in Jackson County, Illinois