Dowagiac, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,603 housing units in Dowagiac. This represents a 0.8% decline from 2,624 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,588 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 15 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dowagiac is about 61%. Dowagiac's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dowagiac were built after 1947.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom16.40%
Two Bedrooms31.50%
Three Bedrooms32%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1940
Median Value of occupied units$62,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$23,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$389

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan6.20%
Simple Mortgage44.50%
Debt Free44.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.7%