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Lowell, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Lowell Census Designated Place had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Lowell is located at latitude 37.0487 and longitude -94.7016 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Lowell Census Designated Place 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.


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Lowell, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lowell, KS Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lowell, KS Wealth Index is 60
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 282 (100%)
Population in Households 267 (94.7%)
Population in Families 227 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 15 ( 5.3%)
Population Density 897
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,156
Average Household Income $59,325
Per Capita Income $21,004
Wealth Index4 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $78,261
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.04% -0.57%
Households 0.0% -0.65%
Families 0.49% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.92%

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, 2019 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 Density # 298 56th
Diversity Index # 186 73rd
Median Household Income # 295 56th
Per Capita Income # 610 9th

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