Lowell, Massachusetts Population 2019

Lowell, Massachusetts's estimated population is 111,346 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lowell, Massachusetts is the 5th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 8195.73 people/mi² (3164.37 people/km²), with a household density of 1179.09 people/km² (3053.84 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.3 years, 31.6 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 41,489 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%, with a median rent of $1089/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $240,500.

The median income for households in Lowell, Massachusetts is $48,581, while the mean household income is $64,123. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017111,346-126-0.11%
2016111,4721310.12%
2015111,3417410.67%
2014110,6006290.57%
2013109,9711,1551.06%
2012108,8161,0901.01%
2011107,7269870.92%
2010106,7391,5720.15%
2000105,1671,7280.17%
1990103,43911,0211.13%
198092,418-1,821-0.19%
197094,2392,1320.23%
196092,107-5,142-0.54%
195097,249-4,140-0.42%
1940101,3891,1550.11%
1930100,234-12,525-1.17%
1920112,7596,4650.59%
1910106,29411,3251.13%
190094,96917,2732.03%
189077,69618,2212.71%
188059,47518,5473.81%
187040,9284,1011.06%
186036,8273,4440.99%
185033,38312,5874.85%
184020,79614,32212.38%
18306,4740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White67,468
Asian23,318
Some Other Race8,561
Black or African American8,099
Two or More Races2,849
American Indian and Alaska Native568
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander101

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lowell Ma Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lowell Ma Median Age

33.3


Total

31.6


Male

35


Female

Lowell Ma Adults

There are 85,825 adults, (11,690 of whom are seniors) in Lowell Ma.

Lowell Ma Age Dependency

49.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowell Ma Sex Ratio

Female

54,922

49.50%

Male

56,042

50.50%

Lowell Ma Households and Families

Lowell Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lowell Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.4%35.6%
All42.2%57.8%
Male34.9%65.1%
Non Family30.7%69.3%
Female28%72%

42.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lowell Ma Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,9652.7242.2
Non Family14,5911.3830.7
Married13,5063.5264.4
Female7,9403.528
Male2,9283.6234.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lowell Ma Households

Lowell Ma Education

Lowell Ma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,71410.88%
9th to 12th Grade6,5709.27%
High School Graduate24,21534.17%
Some College11,47316.19%
Associates Degree4,8866.89%
Bachelors Degree9,23713.03%
Graduate Degree6,7749.56%

Lowell Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,41333,42610,229
Asian14,60510,0363,229
Hispanic12,1578,0701,205
Black4,7814,1681,210
Other Race4,6483,011310
Multiple Races882765225
Native American29424935
Islander6349

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 26.63%.

Lowell Ma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,732$40,591$31,912
Less Than High School$25,637$28,359$22,390
High School Grad$31,375$34,867$26,253
Some College$38,132$42,201$33,894
Bachelors Degree$48,628$52,384$44,707
Graduate Degree$56,875$66,447$52,297

$35,732

Average Earnings

$40,591

Average Male

$31,912

Average Female

Lowell Ma Language

Lowell Ma Language by Age

Lowell Ma Language

56.18% of Lowell Ma residents speak only English, while 43.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.34% of the population.

Lowell Ma Poverty

Lowell Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,1148,91840.33%
White51,2317,54414.73%
Asian22,6244,37319.33%
Other8,4594,14348.98%
Black7,5992,26829.85%
Multiple2,65679629.97%
Native56025745.89%

22.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.19%

Male Poverty Rate

21.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowell Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowell Ma is Other, with 48.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowell Ma is White, with 14.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.69%.

Lowell Ma Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.58%
High School19.69%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.92%

Lowell Ma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.27%
Male Unemployed36.97%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed9.57%

Lowell Ma Income

Lowell Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,581$64,123
Families$57,091$73,381
Married Families$82,927$96,119
Non Families$27,516$42,745

Lowell Ma Marital Status

Lowell Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowell Ma Married by Age and Sex

Lowell Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lowell Ma Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lowell Ma Veterans

Lowell Ma Veterans by War

3,414

Number of Veterans

3,178

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,054
Second Gulf War538
First Gulf War399
Korea295
World War II272

Lowell Ma Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74910
75+785
35 to 54784
55 to 64631
18 to 34304

Lowell Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9315.41%
Black2273.78%
Hispanic1891.28%
Asian1240.69%
Other1051.81%
2 or More171.35%
Indian102.31%

Lowell Ma Veterans by Education

16.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowell Ma Employment Status

Lowell Ma Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lowell Ma Employment by Race

Lowell Ma Employment by Education

Lowell Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.36%

Born in Massachusetts

73.28%

Native Born

26.72%

Foreign Born

13.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.28% of Lowell Ma residents were born in the United States, with 56.36% having been born in Massachusetts. 13.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.