Lowell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 9,743 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lowell is the 85th largest community in Indiana.
Lowell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lowell is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lowell who work in office and administrative support (11.07%), teaching (10.23%), and management occupations (8.87%).
Lowell is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lowell’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Lowell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Lowell is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Lowell who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.87% of the adults in Lowell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lowell in 2010 was $27,610, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,440 for a family of four. However, Lowell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lowell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lowell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lowell include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Lowell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.