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Dowell, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Dowell had a population of 397 as of July 1, 2016. Dowell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dowell is located at latitude 37.9396 and longitude -89.2395 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dowell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Village of Dowell (GNIS ID: 2398744) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dowell is located within Township of Elk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dowell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Dowell, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 397
Population in Households 397
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,018
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $52,143
Average Home Value $116,007
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,211
Average Household Income $47,532
Per Capita Income $20,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.3%
Households -0.55% -0.35%
Families 0.28% -0.35%
Median Household Income   -1.05%
Per Capita Income   0.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dowell, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dowell to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1014 26th
Population Density1 # 743 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1050 24th
Median Household Income # 1225 11th
Per Capita Income # 1200 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.