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Lowell Population

Lowell is a city in Massachusetts, State of United States, Lowell population in 2023 is estimated to be 114,803, covers city area of 14.53 sq mi (37.63 sq km), ranks fifth largest city in Massachusetts State, two-hundred-fifty-first city in the United States. Incorporated in 1826 to serve as a mill town, Lowell was named after Francis Cabot Lowell. Lowell is located along the rapids of the Merrimack River, 25 miles northwest of Boston. Lowell population as per 2020 census is 115,554 compared to 2010 population of 106,519 with the increase number of 9,035 people and growth of 8.5 percent. Lowell is the seventeenth most dangerous cities in Massachusetts.

Below is the Lowell population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010106,787
2011107,7670.92
2012108,8050.96
2013109,7680.89
2014110,5410.70
2015111,1490.55
2016111,2500.09
2017111,7280.43
2018111,670-0.05
2019114,3212.37
2020115,5541.08
2021 *114,006-1.340
2022 *114,6180.53
2023 *114,8030.16
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Lowell Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lowell population is 110,990, out of these 56,983 are male, 54,007 are female, The sex ratio of Lowell is 106. The median age of the Lowell population is 36.2, Lowell population by age are, under 18 years is 17,370, 16 years and over is 94,766, 18 years and over is 93,620, 21 years and over is 85,065, 65 years and over is 17,283. 51.3% are male, 48.7% are female, Population of Lowell by age percent-wise is, 15.7% are under 18 years old, 85.4% are 16 years and over, 84.3% are 18 years and over, 76.6% are 21 years and over, 11.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 44,026 housing units, The voting population of Lowell are 81,561, out of these 43,078 are male voters, 38,483 are female voters, 52.8% are male, 47.2% are female. Lowell population in 2022 is estimated to be 114,618, and in 2021 is estimated to be 114,006.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -55,1204.6%
5 - 94,7584.3%
10 - 145,5165.0%
15 - 196,0155.4%
20 - 2413,45112.1%
25 - 3419,08017.2%
35 - 4415,12913.6%
45 - 5414,82013.4%
55 - 597,8177.0%
60 - 646,0545.5%
65 - 747,5496.8%
75 - 843,7443.4%
85 and over1,9371.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Lowell Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lowell by race are:

White Population

White population in Lowell, Massachusetts are 69,986, percentage wise 63.1 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lowell, Massachusetts are 9,211, percentage wise 8.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lowell, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lowell are 19,307, percentage wise 17.4 percent are asians, out of these 1,330 are Asian Indians, 674 are Chinese, 321 are Filipinos, 82 are Japanese, 220 are Korean, 2,662 are Vietnamese and 14,018 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lowell, Massachusetts are 22,284. Percentage wise 20.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 446 are Mexican people, 13,162 are Puerto Ricans, 169 are Cubans, and 8,507 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race110,990Percent
White69,98663.1%
Black or African American9,2118.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1471.0%
Asian Population19,30717.4%
Asian Indian1,3301.2%
Chinese6740.6%
Filipino3210.3%
Japanese820.1%
Other Asian Population14,018
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6290.6%
Hispanic or Latino22,28420.1%
Mexican4460.4%
Puerto Rican13,16211.9%
Cuban1690.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino8,507
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lowell native population is 81,021, out of these 61,630 born in the Massachusetts state and 12,294 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 29,969, out of these 16,591 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,369 are in Europe, 9,401 in Asia, 1,769 in Africa, 4,052 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lowell are 13,378, out of these 1,275 are from Europe, 4,003 are from Asia, 2,130 from Africa, 5,694 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native81,021
Born in state of residence61,630
Born in other state in the United States12,294
Northeast6,285
Midwest1,283
South2,504
West2,222
Born outside the United States7,097
Puerto Rico6,253
U.S. Island Areas9
Born abroad of American parent(s)835
Foreign born
Born outside of United States29,969
Naturalized U.S. citizen16,591
Europe1,369
Asia9,401
Africa1,769
Oceania0
Latin America4,052
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen13,378
Europe1,275
Asia4,003
Africa2,130
Oceania276
Latin America5,694
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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