Lowell, IN

Lowell profile

Living in Lowell

Lowell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 9,933 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lowell is the 85th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns 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 town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lowell who work in office and administrative support (11.05%), management occupations (9.13%), and teaching (8.43%).

Because of many things, Lowell is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lowell a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lowell has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lowell’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Lowell is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lowell, the average commute to work is 35.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Lowell is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Lowell is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.42% of adults 25 and older in Lowell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lowell in 2018 was $28,940, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,760 for a family of four. However, Lowell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lowell include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lowell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.