Lowville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,330 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lowville is the 417th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Lowville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lowville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lowville is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lowville who work in sales jobs (14.03%), teaching (11.83%), and maintenance occupations (9.28%).
Also of interest is that Lowville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small village, Lowville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Lowville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.37% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lowville in 2018 was $27,883, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,532 for a family of four. However, Lowville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lowville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lowville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lowville include Irish, German, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lowville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.