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People

Total Population 3,561
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,546
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,652
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,101
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,680
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $705
Median House Value $119,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 8.6%

Lowell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Gaston
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28098
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.267
Longitude -81.103

Lowell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GASTONIA
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 35.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmont 10,346 $68,250
Cramerton 4,212 $81,489
Gastonia 72,664 $47,328
McAdenville 617 $70,125
Mount Holly 13,815 $65,702
Ranlo 3,471 $49,545
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