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Lowell, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Lowell Census Designated Place had a population of 290 as of July 1, 2016. Lowell ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lowell is located at latitude 37.0513 and longitude -94.7027 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Lowell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Lowell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630053) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lowell Census Designated Place is located within Township of Garden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lowell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lowell Census Designated Place, KS Boundary Map

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Lowell, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 290
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 923
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $97,500
Average Home Value $231,731


Median Household Income $46,929
Average Household Income $58,072
Per Capita Income $20,947
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.14%
Households 0.17% 0.21%
Families 1.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lowell, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowell to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 369 45th
Population Density1 # 300 55th
Diversity Index2 # 166 76th
Median Household Income # 358 47th
Per Capita Income # 580 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.