FACTOID # 6: Michigan is ranked 22nd in land area, but since 41.27% of the state is composed of water, it jumps to 11th place in total area.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Lowell, Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana

Lowell is a small developing town in Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 7,505 at the 2000 census. The population in 2005 was estimated to be around 8,039.[1] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 384 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (512 × 800 pixel, file size: 34 KB, MIME type: image/png) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Lowell, Indiana ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 384 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (512 × 800 pixel, file size: 34 KB, MIME type: image/png) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Lowell, Indiana ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ...

Contents

Geography

Lowell is located at 41°17′33″N, 87°24′54″W (41.292370, -87.415131)GR1.


Although it is a small community, Lowell is part of Chicagoland, i.e., classified as a suburb of Chicago, due to its being only about 40 miles away from the Chicago Loop. Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used primarily by copywriters, advertising agencies, native residents, and traffic reporters. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government... The Loop is what locals call the historical center of downtown Chicago. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.8 km² (4.2 mi²). 10.6 km² (4.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.92%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Located five miles outside the Great Lakes watershed, Lowell sought permission to pipe in lake water to replace city water drawn from its high fluoride deep wells. However, diversions of water out of the Great Lakes basin require the approval of all 8 state governors whose states border the lakes. Lowell's request was turned down in 1991. The Great Lakes from space The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes in North America on or near the Canada-United States border. ... A drainage basin is the area within the drainage basin divide (yellow outline), and drains the surface runoff and river discharge (blue lines) of a contiguous area. ... Fluoride is the ionic form of fluorine. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 7,505 people, 2,697 households, and 2,030 families residing in the town. The population density was 710.2/km² (1,839.2/mi²). There were 2,809 housing units at an average density of 265.8/km² (688.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.30% White, 0.03% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.53% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,697 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.19. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $49,173, and the median income for a family was $54,797. Males had a median income of $45,023 versus $23,378 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,752. About 5.6% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Schools

Lowell Senior High School, or LHS is a four-year public high school located in Lowell, Indiana. ... Saint Edward Catholic School is a coeducational, Roman Catholic, state accredited elementary school for children in grades from Kindergarten to 6th Grade. ...

Events

Lowell Labor Day Parade & Harvest of Fun. Lowell hosts the oldest Labor Day parade in Indiana Labor Day is a United States federal holiday that takes place on the first Monday of September. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ...


Famous Lowellians

Jo Anne Worley was born and raised in Lowell. Jo Anne Worley Jo Anne Worley (born on September 6, 1937) is an American actress. ...


Ben Fisher- Five time World Champion in Pogosticking, was born and raised until his fifteenth birthday in Lowell.


Public libraries

The Lowell Public Library [2] is located at 1505 East Commercial Avenue in Lowell. The library also has branches in the nearby communities of Shelby and Schneider. Shelby is a town in Lake County, Indiana. ... Schneider is a town located in Lake County, Indiana. ...


Newspaper

The Times is the leading news source for residents in and around Lowell. The Times of Northwest Indiana is a daily newspaper headquartered in Munster, Indiana. ...


External links

  • Detailed history of Lowell on the Lowell Public Library's website

References

  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau - Factfinder - Lowell, Indiana
  2. ^ Lowell Public Library

  Results from FactBites:
 
Lowell, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (511 words)
Lowell is a small developing town located in Lake County, Indiana.
Lowell is part of Chicagoland, i.e., classified as a suburb of Chicago, IL, due to its being only about 40 miles away from the Chicago Loop.
Jo Anne Worley was born and raised in Lowell.
Lowell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (150 words)
Lowell is the name of several places in the United States of America:
Francis Cabot Lowell, businessman and founder of Lowell, Massachusetts
Percival Lowell, astronomer and founder of Lowell Observatory
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m