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Lowell is a city in Gaston County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The community was named for Lowell, MA
The latitude of Lowell is 35.267N. The longitude is -81.103W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,644.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lowell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gaston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28101 ZIP code.
11% of Lowell residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lowell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lowell was $15,809, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Lowell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lowell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $789.
Libraries in Lowell include Lowell Branch Library ... View libraries
Gaston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lowell political report.
The average commute time for Lowell workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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