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Lowell is a city in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The community was named after Lowell, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Lowell. For links to other places called Lowell, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lowell is 42.933N. The longitude is -85.341W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,121.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lowell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49331 ZIP code.
21% of Lowell residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $17,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Lowell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Lowell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.
Libraries in Lowell include Englehardt Library/Lowell ... View libraries
Kent 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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