Lowell, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Lowell, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Lowell had a population of 3,927 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lowell is located at latitude 42.9346 and longitude -85.3462 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lowell (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Lowell (GNIS ID: 1626644) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Lowell, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,927
Population in Households 3,788
Population in Familes 3,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 1,366
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,336
Average Household Income $65,023
Per Capita Income $25,653

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 982 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $136,863
Average Home Value $170,617
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,511
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,007
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.43%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.56% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Lowell, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowell to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 70th
Population Density # 234 66th
Diversity Index # 291 58th
Median Household Income # 229 67th
Per Capita Income # 283 59th

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