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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dowell is 364. Dowell, Illinois is the 14,472nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Dowell was in 1990, when its population was 465. In 1990, Dowell was the 13,373rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,472nd largest city in the US. Dowell is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Dowell has shrunk 17.8% since the year 2000. Dowell, Illinois's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14469||Penn Lake Park, Pennsylvania||365||35.6%|
|14470||Stanton, North Dakota||365||6.4%|
The total voting age population of Dowell, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 352. The voting age population is 52.6% male and 47.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.8% of the residents of Dowell are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dowell are 97.7% White, 1.4% Other and 0.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dowell, 25.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.6%. On a per-household basis, 17.5% of families are below the poverty line in Dowell.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.8% of Dowell residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.7% of Dowell residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.5% have a bachelor's degree and 0.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dowell residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dowell is 12.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dowell, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dowell is $35,781.
In Dowell, 74.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.7% of housing units in Dowell.
Of all the housing units in Dowell, 31.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Dowell, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dowell is $768.
In Dowell, 74.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.