Dowagiac, Michigan 

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Population

5,851

9% Decline

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$30,118

Avg. Home Price

$85,000

Best Places to Live in Dowagiac, Michigan

Mid-sized city complex / College town - Extreme northern Indiana at Michigan border
Pros
-Cost of living
-College town amenities
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates

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What Bert Has To Say About South Bend-Mishawaka Metro Area

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.”


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Cass County
Metro Area: South Bend-Mishawaka Metro Area
City: Dowagiac
Zip Codes: 49047
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dowagiac is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dowagiac jobs have increased by 3.53%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Dowagiac's population is 5,851 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.71%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dowagiac is $85,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.49%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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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Housing Market in Dowagiac

It's a good time to buy in Dowagiac. Home Appreciation is up 5.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Dowagiac Real Estate.

The median home price in Dowagiac is $85,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Dowagiac   6 Reviews
Lack of Integrity Doom this Town - 5/4/2018
If you have completed higher education and need a good paying job, keep looking for a place to live. You will not be happy there. Additionally, the data on Dowagiac... (Read More)

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Cronyism at it's best to keep a community down - 1/29/2018
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 - 4/26/2010
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)


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ZIP CODES IN DOWAGIAC, MICHIGAN
49047