Most Expensive Lowell Neighborhoods
Lowell is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 109,945 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Lowell is the fourth largest community in Massachusetts. Lowell has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lowell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lowell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lowell who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), sales jobs (8.72%) and food service (6.56%).
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.
One thing noticeable about Lowell, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Lowell is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Lowell a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Lowell citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.56% of adults in Lowell have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lowell in 2010 was $23,046, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,184 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 18.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lowell include Irish, French, Italian, Portuguese, English and French Canadian.
Lowell also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.18%.
The languages spoken by people in Lowell are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lowell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Mon-Khmer (Cambodian), Portuguese and African languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||38,639|
|LOWELL HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||42.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||57.47%|
|TYPE OF LOWELL HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||31.55%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||27.95%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||34.68%|
|SIZE OF LOWELL HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.42%|
|AGE OF LOWELL HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||22.89%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.45%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||44.95%|
|LOWELL REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$266,714|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,246|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.53%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||3.00%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||30.35%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||42.62%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||16.23%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||2.98%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||1.88%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||0.21%|
|PEOPLE OF LOWELL||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.31%|
|5 TO 17||15.12%|
|18 TO 24||12.76%|
|25 TO 34||17.69%|
|35 TO 54||25.78%|
|55 TO 64||10.92%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||78.07%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$49,164|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,046|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||19.14%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.58%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.11%)
Public Service (3.78%)
Information Technology (2.16%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.95%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||11.34%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.37%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (17.29%)
French Canadian (3.96%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (56.00%)
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) (11.49%)
African languages (2.12%)
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