Lowell is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 113,994 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Lowell is the fifth largest community in Massachusetts. Lowell has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Also of interest is that Lowell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Lowell, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The percentage of people in Lowell who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.40% of adults in Lowell have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lowell in 2018 was $30,620, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,480 for a family of four. However, Lowell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lowell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Lowell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lowell include Irish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and English.
Lowell also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.86%.
The most common language spoken in Lowell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.