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Lowell, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Lowell Census Designated Place had a population of 280 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Lowell, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 280
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 197
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 265
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 891
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $52,877
Average Household Income $65,600
Per Capita Income $23,677


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $96,053
Average Home Value $226,000


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.36%
Households -0.15% -0.43%
Families 0.62% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 2017 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 # 374 44th
Population Density # 305 55th
Diversity Index # 178 74th
Median Household Income # 259 62nd
Per Capita Income # 495 26th

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