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Demographics

People

Total Population3,616
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+1,563
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married39.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.4%
Median Earnings25+$28,324
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,841

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,217
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$122,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.1%
Irish8.1%
German7.7%
English4.7%
Dutch3.5%
Italian2.1%
Polish2%
Brazilian1.4%
Norwegian1.2%
Ukrainian1.2%
West Indian1%
Scottish1%
Jamaican1%
Russian0.7%
Lithuanian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Liberian0.2%
African0.2%
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Lowell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gaston County
Standard Zip Codes28098
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.26
Approximate Longitude-81.1

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)

StationGASTONIA
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationWINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance35.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belmont10,494$79,231
Cramerton4,292$90,500
Gastonia73,877$51,019
McAdenville653$67,083
Mount Holly14,058$63,529
Ranlo3,535$48,125

Lowell Public Schools

Holbrook Middle
418 S Church Street
ZIP: 28098
(704) 824-2381
Middle
Total Enrollment 731
Lowell Elementary
1500 Power Drive
ZIP: 28098
(704) 824-2264
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
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