Dowagiac is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 5,731, it is the 139th largest city in Michigan and the 4406th largest city in the United States. Dowagiac is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,879 in 2010. Dowagiac reached it's highest population of 7,208 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Dowagiac has a population density of 1,287 people per square mile.
The average household income in Dowagiac is $44,423 with a poverty rate of 35.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $69,300. The median age in Dowagiac is 32.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.