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Lowell is a town in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named for Lowell, MA.
The latitude of Lowell is 41.291N. The longitude is -87.42W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,759.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lowell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gary area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46356 ZIP code.
27% of Lowell residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lowell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lowell was $19,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Lowell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lowell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $999.
Libraries in Lowell include Lowell Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lowell political report.
The average commute time for Lowell workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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