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Lowell is a township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area. [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 42.895N. The longitude is -85.373W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 794 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,219.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49302 ZIP code.
20% of Lowell residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $22,560, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% 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 $598. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,027.
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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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