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South Bend is located about 30 miles inland from where the Michigan-Indiana border intersects with the lower portion of Lake Michigan. The city has a well-balanced mix of industry, education, and cultural amenities, and has become an economic center for a large portion of northern Indiana and southern Michigan known locally as “Michiana.”


Mid-sized city complex / College town - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border See Local Real Estate
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City: Dowagiac
Zip Codes: 49047
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Dowagiac

    The unemployment rate in Dowagiac is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dowagiac jobs have Increased by 3.53 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Dowagiac's cost of living is 16.30% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Dowagiac's Cost of Living
    Dowagiac's population is 5,851 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.71 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Dowagiac is $102,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.72%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Dowagiac public schools spend $10,079 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Dowagiac. Learn more...

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Cronyism at it's best to keep a community down

Beware of this community. The mayor has held office for over 30 years and has no intentions of letting go of the title along with the city council. As a resident of SWMI... (Read More)



Moved back after 35 years

I'm originally from Dowagiac but left in the late 70's. Been back a time or two and finally 5 yrs. ago moved back. I love Dowagiac. You have 4 distinct seasons,... (Read More)



Raised in Dowagiac

I was raised as a child in Dowagiac and nearby areas. I think Dowagiac is a nice town. There are many great things that it has to offer, especially when it comes to... (Read More)



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