Lowville, New York Population 2024

4,896

Lowville is a city located in Herkimer County and Lewis County New York. Lowville has a 2024 population of 4,896. Lowville is currently declining at a rate of -0.1% annually but its population has increased by 0.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,876 in 2020.

The average household income in Lowville is $79,128 with a poverty rate of 16.7%. The median age in Lowville is 43.7 years: 42 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Lowville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lowville was:

  • White: 91.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.37%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
37.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
129.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.41% (20)
The current population of Lowville, New York is 4,896 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,876.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,49491.88%
Two or more races2034.15%
Black or African American1653.37%
Native American130.27%
Other race90.18%
Asian70.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lowville Population by Race

Lowville Population Pyramid 2024

Lowville Median Age

43.7

Total

42

Male

44.8

Female

Lowville Adults

There are 4,084 adults, (1,112 of whom are seniors) in Lowville.

Lowville Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowville Sex Ratio

Female2,61953.55%
Male2,27246.45%

Lowville Population by Age

Lowville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9952.3264.435.6
Married1,0142.6976.523.5
Non Family6161.1148.951.1
Female2923.2759.240.8
Male733.5347.952.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lowville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1935.56%
Associates Degree67719.49%
Bachelors Degree51114.71%
Graduate Degree3108.92%
High School Graduate1,20934.8%
Less Than 9th Grade1684.84%
Some College40611.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lowville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lowville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3383,000821
Black63480
Hispanic52440
2+ Races51430
Other Race990
Asian770
Native American660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.6%.

Lowville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,375$75,134$31,574
Graduate Degree$74,375$0$84,500
High School Graduate$32,667$40,208$0
Less Than 9th Grade$29,720$29,397$0
Overall$37,232$41,431$34,896
Some College$37,171$57,303$35,711

$37,232

Average Earnings

$41,431

Average Male

$34,896

Average Female

Lowville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lowville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lowville Language

96.57% of Lowville residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Lowville Language

Lowville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,40660813.8%
Hispanic137137100%
Black111111100%
Multiple1876735.83%
Native13215.38%

16.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowville is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowville is White, with 13.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.16%.

Lowville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.57%
Bachelors or Greater12.58%
Some College12.18%
High School7.07%

Lowville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.54%
Female Employed11.38%
Male Employed3.59%
Male Unemployed0%

Lowville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lowville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,145$94,236
Households$62,458$79,128
Married Families$92,227$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,024$40,416

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lowville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lowville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lowville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lowville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

301

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam94
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War53
Korea32
World War II17

Lowville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+79
35 to 5473
55 to 6473
65 to 7468
18 to 3415

Lowville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3088.11%

Lowville Veterans by Race

Lowville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lowville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lowville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lowville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.25%

Born in Lowville

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Lowville residents were born in the United States, with 83.25% having been born in New York. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lowville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,871-5-0.1%
20284,876-5-0.1%
20274,881-5-0.1%
20264,886-5-0.1%
20254,891-5-0.1%
20244,896-5-0.1%
20234,901-5-0.1%
20224,906-5-0.1%
20214,911350.72%
20204,876581.2%
20194,818-30-0.62%
20184,848-15-0.31%
20174,863-12-0.25%
20164,875-33-0.67%
20154,908-44-0.89%
20144,952160.32%
20134,936-33-0.66%
20124,969190.38%
20114,950-34-0.68%
20104,98400%

Lowville Population by Year