Dowell is located in south Illinois. Dowell is part of Jackson County. Dowell has 0.39 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dowell population is 303, which has shrunk 31.29% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dowell median household income is $19,632 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 20.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dowell median house value is $42,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -46.18% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dowell is worse than the state average in quality. The Dowell area code is 618.