Dowell, IL Population

Population: 441. Estimated population in July 2020: 432 (-2.0% change)
Males: 201 (45.6%), Females: 240 (54.4%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 62927

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $24,750
Median house value: $28,800

Races in Dowell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (13.4%), English (9.1%), United States (8.4%), Irish (8.2%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dowell

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dowell village

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dowell:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dowell:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 12 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 22 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 38 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dowell:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 8 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 22 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 34 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
Amtrak stations near Dowell:

  • 5 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dowell:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 17 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 64 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 74 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 83 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 85 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

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