Lowell SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
6

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Lowell, Massachusetts Info Snack

Lowell is a city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Located in Middlesex County, Lowell (along with Cambridge) was a county seat until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1999. With an estimated population of 109,945 in 2014, it is the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts, and the second-largest in the Boston metropolitan statistical area. The city is also part of a smaller Massachusetts statistical area called Greater Lowell, as well as New England's Merrimack Valley region.
Population
110,964
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$240,500
Median Income
$48,581
Median Rent
$1,089

Rankings for Lowell in Massachusetts

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Map Of Lowell, MA

Population over time in Lowell

Year Population % Change
2017 110,964 1.0%
2016 109,871 0.5%
2015 109,349 0.8%
2014 108,491 1.0%
2013 107,466 0.7%
2012 106,739 0.8%
2011 105,860 0.7%
2010 105,089 -

Crime in Lowell Per 100k

Crime Lowell MA USA
Violent Crime 289.3 358.0 382.9
Murder 0.9 2.5 5.3
Robbery 129.4 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 147.4 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 1974.9 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 425.9 249.1 430.4
Larceny 1231.0 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 318.1 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lowell

White
49.1% (54,517)
African American
6.7% (7,426)
American Indian
0.4% (400)
Asian
20.9% (23,218)
Hawaiian
0.0% (34)
Other
0.6% (696)
Two Or More
1.9% (2,143)
Hispanic
20.3% (22,530)
Race Lowell MA USA
White 49.1% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 6.7% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 20.9% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 20.3% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Lowell, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
10.4% (1,154,025)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (976,483)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (1,287,182)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (976,483)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (1,231,700)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (1,830,906)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,331,568)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (1,420,339)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (565,916)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (310,699)
Income Lowell MA USA
Less than $10,000 10.4% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Lowell

Female
49.5% (54,921)
Male
50.5% (56,042)
Gender Lowell MA USA
Female 49.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lowell for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.9% (12,078)
9-12th Grade
9.3% (10,287)
High School / GED
34.2% (37,914)
Some College
16.2% (17,963)
Associate's Degree
6.9% (7,650)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (14,462)
Master's Degree
7.7% (8,508)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,067)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (1,030)
Education Lowell MA USA
< 9th Grade 10.9% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.3% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 34.2% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 16.2% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.9% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.7% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 2.7% 1.4%

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