Lowell Gaston County, North Carolina

Lowell: City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States

About

Lowell is a city located in the county of Gaston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,526 and a population density of 511 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,744 inhabitants.

The city was created 143 years ago in 1878.

Lowell Quick Facts

Population : 3,744 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Gaston County
Postal code : 28098
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 6.91 km2
Altitude : 817 feet / 249 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1879 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:31:36 (24th May 2022)
Density : 542 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.82% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Lowell is located at 35°16'5"N 81°6'10"W (35.2679200, -81.1028500).

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Demographics

The population of Lowell increased by 5.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,526 - census
2011 3,530 0.11% estimation process
2012 3,527 -0.09% estimation process
2013 3,541 0.4% estimation process
2014 3,544 0.08% estimation process
2015 3,565 0.59% estimation process
2016 3,613 1.33% estimation process
2017 3,639 0.71% estimation process
2018 3,680 1.11% estimation process
2019 3,716 0.97% estimation process
2020 3,744 0.75% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,831
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,521
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,285
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,528
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.9%
People over 65 (%) : 14.4%
Female persons, % : 48.0%
White only, percent : 89.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 4.9%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 27.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,039
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,617

Lowell zip code is 28098. County name: Gaston, County fips: 37071

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,617
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $180,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,373
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $371
2015-2019 median gross rent : $841
Permits for construction, 2020 : 15
2015-2019 Households : 6,500
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,086
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 55,043
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 120,040
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 325,348
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,084
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,756
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,362
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 412
2019 total employment : 6,275
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 378,250
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 10.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 880
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,292
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 605
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 427
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 223
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 961
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 100
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,066
2010 population per square mile : 1.7
2010 land area in square miles : 9,640.76

People born in Lowell (2)

People born in Lowell, including baseball player and coach Whitey Lockman, baseball player Wilbur Howard, .

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Schools in Lowell

College & universities near Lowell, NC

Code Name City ZIP
197984 Belmont Abbey College Belmont (NC) 28012-1802

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lowell, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Lowell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lowell Post Office Lowell (NC) 28098

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Other cities in Gaston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gaston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Gastonia 77,640 City in North Carolina, United States
Mount Holly 16,415 City in Gaston County, North Carolina
Davidson 13,203 Town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Belmont 12,622 City in North Carolina, United States
Cherryville 6,138 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bessemer City 5,577 City in North Carolina, United States
South Gastonia 5,312 Unincorporated community
Dallas 4,851 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Cramerton 4,511 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Stanley 3,793 Town in North Carolina
Ranlo 3,708 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
High Shoals 757 Town
McAdenville 677 Human settlement in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lowell distances to largest North Carolina cities