Lowell, Massachusetts Population 2018

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 1172.52 people/km² (3036.83 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.9 years, 31.5 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 41,258 households in the city, with an average size of 2.71 people per household. The vacancy rate was 6.1%, with a median rent of $1041/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $234,100.

The median income for households in Lowell, Massachusetts is $46,972, while the mean household income is $61,605. The per capita income is $22,890, and 17.2% of families and 21.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 29.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 14.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
2010106,7391,5721.49%
2000105,1671,7281.67%
1990103,43911,02111.93%
198092,418-1,821-1.93%
197094,2392,1322.31%
196092,107-5,142-5.29%
195097,249-4,140-4.08%
1940101,3891,1551.15%
1930100,234-12,525-11.11%
1920112,7596,4656.08%
1910106,29411,32511.92%
190094,96917,27322.23%
189077,69618,22130.64%
188059,47518,54745.32%
187040,9284,10111.14%
186036,8273,44410.32%
185033,38312,58760.53%
184020,79614,322221.22%
18306,4740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White64,569
Asian23,292
Some Other Race10,282
Black or African American7,955
Two or More Races3,255
American Indian and Alaska Native471
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lowell Ma Population Pyramid 2018

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Lowell Ma Median Age

32.9


Total

31.5


Male

34.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 85,959 adults in Lowell Ma.

Lowell Ma Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowell Ma Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.8
Houses Without Mortgage
4,759
Houses With Mortgage
11,526
Vacancy Rate
6.1
Median Rent
1,041
Median Home Value
234,100
Renter-Occupied Units
22,450
Owner-Occupied Units
16,285
Total Housing Units
41,258

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lowell Ma for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.4% and the labor force participation rate is 66.6%.

Lowell Ma Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.71
Average Family Size
3.35
Total Households
38735
Married Couple Households
13505
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2626
Female Householder (no husband) Families
7959
Non Family Households
14645
Total Families
24090
Households With Own Children
11438
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Lowell Ma Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,993
$10,000 to $14,999
3,195
$15,000 to $24,999
4,614
$25,000 to $34,999
3,685
$35,000 to $49,999
4,750
$50,000 to $74,999
6,360
$75,000 to $99,999
4,495
$100,000 to $149,999
5,040
$150,000 to $199,999
1,791
Over $200,000
812

Lowell Ma Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Lowell Ma

Massachusetts

$46,972

$70,954

$61,605

$97,295

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Lowell Ma Education Data

Lowell Ma Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7,56310.78%
9th to 12th Grade
6,6579.49%
High School Graduate
23,61133.67%
Some College
11,84316.89%
Associates Degree
4,8196.87%
Bachelors Degree
9,18513.10%
Graduate Degree
6,4579.21%