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Dowell is a village in Jackson County, in the Carbondale metro area.
The latitude of Dowell is 37.939N. The longitude is -89.237W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 441.
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19% of Dowell residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dowell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dowell was $12,464, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Dowell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dowell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $509.
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dowell political report.
The average commute time for Dowell workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Dowell, ILPros: Dowell is a quiet place surrounded by farmland.
Cons: It would be nice if we had sidewalks! And animal control!
This is a good place to Try and become mayor to improve this cute little town!
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