Lowell, North Carolina

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Population in 2012: 3,554 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.5%
Males: 1,697  (47.8%)
Females: 1,857  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28101.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,695 (it was $33,586 in 2000)
Lowell:

$40,695
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,489 (it was $15,809 in 2000)

Lowell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,982 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Lowell:

$110,982
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,846; Detached houses: $111,168; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,417; Mobile homes: $20,510

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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Lowell races chart
  • White alone - 2,935 (83.2%)
  • Black alone - 300 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 200 (5.7%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.06%)

Races in Lowell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lowell: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.6%), German (10.6%), Irish (10.1%), English (8.8%), Dutch (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 2.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,351 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Lowell,NC real estate house value index trend

Lowell, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lowell:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lowell city:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

308 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  8.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lowell, North Carolina as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lowell to the number of sex offenders is 508 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,350 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $965 (1.1%)

Lowell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (4.5 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (15.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (461.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McAdenville, NC (1.1 miles ), Ranlo, NC (1.6 miles ), Cramerton, NC (1.6 miles ), Spencer Mountain, NC (1.7 miles) , Belmont, NC (2.0 miles ), Gastonia, NC (2.1 miles ), Mount Holly, NC (2.2 miles ), Dallas, NC (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.27 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code: 704

Lowell household income distribution Lowell home values distribution

Property values in Lowell, NC

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Lowell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lowell, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lowell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Lowell city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lowell-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from Lowell center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Lowell center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gaston County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lowell topographic map

Birthplace of: Whitey Lockman - Baseball player and coach, Wilbur Howard - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lowell:

  • MEADOWWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • AUTUMNFIELD OF LOWELL (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/GASTO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • GASTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • GASTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL EXT CARE SVCS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)

Amtrak stations near Lowell:

  • 4 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Lowell:

  • 13 miles: Catawba 1 and 2 in Clover, SC.
  • 20 miles: McGuire 1 in Cornelius, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lowell:

  • Gaston College (about 6 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 15 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 16 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 17 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 21 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 23 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Winthrop University (about 24 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lowell:

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Church in Lowell: Woodlawn Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Edgewood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Gaston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.5. This is worse than average.

City:

96.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.172. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.172
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.6% for Black residents, 39.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
46 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lowell, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Lowell compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Lowell (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Lowell Branch at 830 Groves Street, branch established on 1960/05/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lowell travel time to work - commute Lowell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lowell city (based on Gaston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.45%
Here: 57.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents51.9%12.5%5.9%5.4%4.9%
Congregations39.0%11.6%8.6%5.1%5.8%
NameCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists The Wesleyan ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%2.6%2.1%1.7%8.1%
Congregations1.0%7.5%3.4%2.4%15.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Gaston County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Gaston County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Gaston County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gaston County:

28.6%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,280$37,6800$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,070$48,4200$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$22,180$33,2700$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,304$33,2160$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,955$23,7300$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,817$33,8040$0
Water Supply 3$6,170$24,6801$1,276
Totals for Government 21$57,776$33,0151$1,276

Lowell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($8.44)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $516,000 ($145.19)
    Police Protection: $356,000 ($100.17)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($69.50)
    Water Utilities: $221,000 ($62.18)
    Central Staff Services: $208,000 ($58.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($35.45)
    Fire Protection: $100,000 ($28.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($11.25)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($3.66)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $52,000 ($14.63)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($9.29)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.41)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $431,000 ($121.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Lowell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $570,000 ($160.38)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $307,000 ($86.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($5.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($5.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($68.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $116,000 ($32.64)
    Highways: $94,000 ($26.45)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Property: $449,000 ($126.34)
    NEC: $24,000 ($6.75)

Lowell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $85,000 ($23.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($14.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($9.85)

Lowell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $50,000 ($14.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,152,000 ($324.14)

6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200538,792 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries($317 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.17%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.62% ($43,443 average AGI)
from Cleveland County, NC  0.65% ($28,452)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.46% ($32,006)


5.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,622 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries($176 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.19% ($33,752 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, NC  0.61% ($26,615)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.54% ($33,361)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lowell:

  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGNC (1450 AM; 1 kW; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: KTC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGAS (1420 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SOUTH GASTONIA, NC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lowell:

  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WA2XKB (98.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: COLUMBINE INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lowell:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lowell, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Lowell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 83 meters (272ft)
Total average daily traffic: 622,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 94,580

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lowell, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, Spencer Mountain Road (Lat: 35.290083 Lon: -81.108361), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Spencer Mountain Road (Lat: 35.290083 Lon: -81.108361), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Spencer Mountain Road (Lat: 35.290083 Lon: -81.108361), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Spencer Mountain Road (Lat: 35.290083 Lon: -81.108361), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Spencer Mountain Road (Lat: 35.290083 Lon: -81.108361), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 37071 m, Overall height: 60.3 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Spencer Mountain (Lat: 35.297361 Lon: -81.114528), Call Sign: WNJM689
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2001, Expiration Date: 06/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2011
    Registrant: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky And Popeo, Pc, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 434-7483, Fax: (202) 434-7400, Email:
  • LOWELL, 202 Groves Street (Lat: 35.264583 Lon: -81.103694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5.4 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWA761
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.235 MHz, 150.805 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 09/30/2022, Certifier: James S Lambert
    Registrant: County Of Gaston, 615 North Highland Street, Gastonia, NC 28052, Phone: (704) 862-6248, Fax: (704) 862-3867

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Mobile, Lat: 35.297639 Lon: -81.115083, Call Sign: WPZP235
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.656 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 02/11/2014, Certifier: H. Thomas Arthur Esq
    Registrant: Scana Services, Inc., 5 National Guard Road, Mc-M30, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 217-9284, Fax: (803) 217-7675, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lowell)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$116,0206$97,92729$124,2373$49,5733$93,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$161,8800$02$91,6700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$119,9501$51,20012$121,4931$27,3100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$112,7972$78,0158$117,8160$01$86,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$171,1500$01$134,5801$19,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$127,505
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Lowell, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4773.2 years
John3573.0 years
Mary3173.2 years
William2672.5 years
Charles2167.1 years
Robert2064.6 years
George1472.5 years
Helen1376.2 years
Clyde1277.2 years
Ruby1278.7 years
Most common last names in Lowell, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts1576.9 years
Wilson1570.3 years
Johnson1471.8 years
Warren1475.4 years
Cobb1376.7 years
Jenkins1271.8 years
Messer1170.3 years
Baker1072.7 years
Smith1068.7 years
Reid972.9 years
Businesses in Lowell, NC
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Hardee's1
Goodwill1Hyundai1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William R. Maichle (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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