Lowell, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 879. Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 
Males: 455  (51.8%)
Females: 424  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05847.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,663 (it was $27,969 in 2000)
Lowell:

$40,663
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,871 (it was $12,404 in 2000)

Lowell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,124 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Lowell:

$129,124
VT:

$223,700
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  • Races in Lowell, VT (2010)

    Lowell races chart
    • 83294.7%White alone
    • 182.0%Two or more races
    • 121.4%Hispanic
    • 70.8%American Indian alone
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 40.5%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lowell: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (28.0%), Irish (21.4%), English (16.7%), French Canadian (11.5%), United States (8.5%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 996 feet

Land area: 56.0 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Lowell,VT real estate house value index trend

Lowell, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Lowell:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lowell town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

32 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.8% North America).

This town:

4.3%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lowell, Vermont as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Lowell to the number of sex offenders is 293 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lowell town:  1.5% ($1,028)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Lowell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (133.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (184.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (282.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Westfield, VT (2.2 miles ), Albany, VT (2.4 miles) , Eden, VT (2.7 miles ), Irasburg, VT (3.0 miles ), Montgomery, VT (3.1 miles ), Craftsbury, VT (3.2 miles ), Troy, VT (3.3 miles ), Belvidere, VT (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.79 N, Longitude: 72.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +141 (+23.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Lowell, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lowell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Lowell center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from Lowell center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orleans County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lowell topographic map

Birthplace of: John C. Caldwell - Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lowell:

  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GLOVER, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lowell:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 41 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 42 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 43 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 44 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Norwich University (about 47 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 51 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Middlebury College (about 66 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Lowell:

See full list of schools located in Lowell

Library in Lowell:

  • LOWELL COMMUNITY (Operating income: $5,500; Location: TOWN HALL; 7,951 books; 3 audio materials; 14 video materials; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lowell: Lowell Plain (A), Lowell Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Old Catholic Cemetery (1), Mountainview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: East Branch Missisquoi River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

17.5%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

3.6%
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lowell town (based on Orleans County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,31212
Mainline Protestant1,48523
Evangelical Protestant82214
Other3234
None19,289-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.3%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Vermont average:

5.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Caledonia County, VT  0.50% ($34,732 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($18,846)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($35,697)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Vermont average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Caledonia County, VT  0.61% ($30,029 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($25,143)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($21,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lowell:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lowell:

  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Lowell fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 2013 09:16 AM, Minc-0768 Mines Rd., Vag Rd., Lat: 44.76473, Lon: -72.51951, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 27, 2007 10:10 PM, Th-33, Lat: 44.81156, Lon: -72.43291, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Feb 15, 1997 10:50 PM, Vt100, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 1994 00:32 AM, Vt 100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 29, 1991 01:15 AM, Vt100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 13, 1987 03:35 PM, Vt 100, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $3,614,000Total costs
  • 7,344Total average daily traffic
  • 584Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,336Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lowell, VT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E Of Hwy 100 2 Mi Sse (Lat: 44.765889 Lon: -72.430111), Call Sign: KQW707
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/1999, Expiration Date: 10/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004Registrant: Green Mountain Company Inc, Hcr 13 Box 75, Eden Mills, VT 05653

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB1DVB, Licensee ID: L01545116, Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/22/2019, Certifier: Donald K Brenek, Registrant: Donald K Brenek, 666 Green Hill Rd, Lowell, VT 05847
  • Call Sign: KB1LIE, Licensee ID: L00865281, Grant Date: 02/19/2014, Expiration Date: 05/19/2024, Certifier: Jonathon M Vincelette Sr, Registrant: Jonathon M Vincelette Sr, 372 Bousquet Rd, Lowell, VT 05847
  • Call Sign: KC1ERL, Licensee ID: L01984475, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Joshua L Michael, Registrant: Joshua L Michael, Lowell, VT 05847
  • Call Sign: AB1YZ, Licensee ID: L02001813, Grant Date: 02/11/2016, Expiration Date: 02/11/2026, Certifier: Kenneth P Dufour, Registrant: Kenneth P Dufour, 2504 Carter Rd, Lowell, VT 05847

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lowell and their reported violations in the past:

LOWELL GRADED SCHOOL (Address: 52 GELO PARK RD , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Boil Water Order (SEP-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Lowell compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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