Lowell, MA Population

By | June 18, 2019

Population: 105,167. Estimated population in July 2020: 103,111 (-2.0% change)
Males: 51,807 (49.3%), Females: 53,360 (50.7%)

Middlesex County

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $39,192
Median house value: $134,200

Races in Lowell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.5%)
  • Hispanic (14.0%)
  • Other Asian (11.8%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Asian Indian (2.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (19.5%), French (11.0%), French Canadian (8.4%), English (5.9%), Portuguese (5.8%), Italian (5.7%).

Elevation: 102 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Map of Lowell, MA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lowell

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lowell city

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

22.1% Foreign born (11.9% Asia, 4.9% Latin America, 3.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,749 (+1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lowell:

  • DR HARRY SOLOMON MHC (391 VARNUM AVE)
  • LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL (295 VARNUM AVENUE)
  • SAINTS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (220 PAWTUCKET STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lowell:

  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 13 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
  • MANCHESTER (about 22 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Abbreviation: MHT)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 30 miles; BOSTON, MA; Abbreviation: BOS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lowell:

  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 9 miles; METHUEN, MA; Abbreviation: MA2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 15 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; Abbreviation: LWM)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 16 miles; NASHUA, NH; Abbreviation: ASH)

Amtrak stations near Lowell:

  • 15 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.). Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lowell:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (Full-time enrollment: 8,373; Location: 1 UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: WWW.UML.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BLAINE THE BEAUTY CAREER SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 231 CENTRAL ST; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • LOWELL ACADEMY OF HAIRDRESSING (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 136 CENTRAL ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TRAINING UNLIMITED INC (Location: 850 CHELMFORD ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.training.lowellarea.com)
  • DICK LEPINE REAL ESTATE INC (Location: 757 BRIDGE ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lowell:

  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,501)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,384)
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; WALTHAM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WALTHAM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,651)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; MEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • HARVARD UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Full-time enrollment: 20,531)

Schools

Public high schools in Lowell:

  • LOWELL HIGH (Students: 3,906; Location: 50 FR. MORRISSETTE BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LOWELL MIDDLESEX ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 33 KEARNEY SQUARE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Lowell:

  • LOWELL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 530 STEVENS ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACAD. (Students: 113; Location: 205 INDUSTRIAL AVE E; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lowell:

  • JAMES S DALEY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 856; Location: 150 FLEMING STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • E N ROGERS (Students: 737; Location: 43 HIGHLAND STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JAMES SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 720; Location: 150 DRAPER STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • DR AN WANG SCHOOL (Students: 683; Location: 365 WEST MEADOW RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HENRY J ROBINSON MIDDLE (Students: 644; Location: 110 JUNE STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PETER W REILLY (Students: 614; Location: 115 DOUGLAS RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • B.F.BUTLER MIDDLE SCH (Students: 565; Location: 1140 GORHAM STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • LOWELL COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 206 JACKSON STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BARTLETT MIDDLE SCH (Students: 540; Location: 79 WANNALANCIT STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JOSEPH MCAVINNUE (Students: 525; Location: 117 MAMMOTH RD; Grades: PK – 04)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Lowell:

  • ST JEANNE DARC ELEM (Students: 491; Location: 68 DRACUT STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARGARET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 486 STEVENS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST LOUIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 77 BOISVERT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FRANCO AMERICAN ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 386; Location: 357 PAWTUCKET STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 21 SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ELEM SCH (Students: 310; Location: 218 E MERRIMACK ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 122 ANDREWS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 311 ADAMS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 368 HIGH ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • C.T.I.CHILDRENS CORNER D C C (Students: 130; Location: 554 PAWTUCKET ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Lowell:

  • SAMUEL S. POLLARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,183,932; Location: 33 MIDDLE ST.; 161,478 books; 3,289 audio materials; 3,172 video materials; 546 serial subscriptions)