Lowell, Massachusetts 

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Population

110,699

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$49,164

Avg. Home Price

$274,700

Best Places to Live in Lowell, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Lowell
Zip Codes: 01852 01851 01854 01850
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lowell is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lowell jobs have increased by 1.65%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lowell's cost of living is 23.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lowell's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lowell's population is 110,699 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.02%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lowell is $274,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.12%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lowell public schools spend $14,407 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Lowell. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lowell

It's a good time to buy in Lowell. Home Appreciation is up 9.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Lowell Real Estate.

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Reviews for Lowell   4 Reviews
traffic, double parking, crime, drugs, etc..... - 7/29/2009
Lowell... what a city! Remember to read the plaques on each sewer reminding our residents not to wash your daily garbage down the gutters. Remember, here in Lowell,... Read More

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About living in Lowell - 6/26/2008
We are in a quiet neighbor hood with modtly elderly people on our street, I have always lived in this city and I wouldn't change for any place in the U.S.A I love the... Read More

Changing - 12/17/2007
Many parts of Middlesex county have become incredibly congested and overcrowded in recent years due to immigration. Some white flight taking place in Lowell, though... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS
01852 01851 01854 01850
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