Housing Data Profile: Lowell

Demographics

Population

Year Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Population in 1990 103,439 averages: 23,440 48,320 29,300 25,890 17,140
Population in 2000 105,167 averages: 25,440 49,290 31,240 27,130 18,090
Population in 2010 106,519 averages: 26,430 50,150 31,880 27,830 18,660
Projected Population in 2020 110,002 averages: 27,190 51,510 32,340 28,960 19,310
Projected Population in 2030 112,835 averages: 28,220 52,440 32,820 30,300 19,930
Age Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Population for Ages 5-19 in 1990 21,998 averages: 4,780 9,397 6,170 4,550 3,247
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2000 24,317 averages: 5,444 10,250 6,915 5,079 3,641
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2010 21,738 averages: 5,568 9,675 6,628 5,116 3,572
Population for Ages 20-34 in 1990 31,825 averages: 5,778 13,270 8,194 7,416 4,603
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2000 26,917 averages: 4,257 10,860 6,440 6,112 3,792
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2010 27,201 averages: 3,936 10,920 6,008 5,927 3,763
Population for Ages 35-64 in 1990 27,894 averages: 8,724 14,910 9,644 8,994 5,769
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2000 34,924 averages: 10,990 18,000 12,400 10,770 7,074
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2010 39,034 averages: 11,950 19,680 13,580 11,560 7,700
Population for Ages 65 and over in 1990 12,429 averages: 2,426 7,075 2,868 3,227 2,321
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2000 11,313 averages: 2,978 6,956 3,206 3,468 2,449
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2010 10,718 averages: 3,552 6,680 3,733 3,648 2,571
Median Age 32.9 averages: 42.56 39 41.21 41 43
Number of Students Enrolled in 2012 13,879 averages: 4,310 6,724 5,063 4,125 3,159
Low Income Students 10,407 averages: 716 4,141 1,616 977 1,045
Change in Enrollment since 2005-06 -217 averages: -330 -166 -518 -18 -125
Change in Low Income Students since 2005-06 1,311 averages: 355 741 385 286 230
Race Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 56,280 averages: 22,510 33,710 24,090 21,300 14,200
Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 6,367 averages: 392 3,356 975 1,217 1,115
Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 21,337 averages: 1,706 2,534 3,537 2,579 990
Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 34 averages: 2 13 5 6 4
Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 137 averages: 25 92 34 29 30
Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 18,396 averages: 1,425 8,660 2,522 1,821 1,788
Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 2,414 averages: 323 1,106 509 569 348
Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2011 1,554 averages: 50 688 208 310 175
% Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 52.8356 averages: 86.11 75 85.92 83 89
% Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 5.9773 averages: 1.326 4.307 1.604 2.726 2.001
% Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 20.0312 averages: 6.899 3.763 6.894 7 2.728
% Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 0.0319 averages: 0.01134 0.02485 0.02242 0.02276 0.01784
% Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 0.1286 averages: 0.08816 0.1781 0.09879 0.09413 0.2327
% Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 17.2702 averages: 4.083 13.16 3.866 4.294 3
% Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 2.2663 averages: 1.306 1.919 1.299 1.717 1.445
% Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2010 1.4589 averages: 0.1754 1.015 0.2946 0.6819 0.4433
White Population in 2000 65,760 averages: 23,360 37,390 25,700 22,680 14,810
% White Population in 2000 62.5291 averages: 92.22 82 91.06 89 92
Minority Population in 2000 39,407 averages: 2,084 11,900 5,548 4,455 3,279
% Minority Population in 2000 37.4709 averages: 7.78 17.81 8.94 10.84 7
Minority Population in 2010 50,239 averages: 3,927 16,450 7,794 6,533 4,452
% Minority Population in 2010 47.1644 averages: 13.89 24 14.08 16 10

Population Projections

Year Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Age Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2020 20,073 averages: 4,776 9,058 5,622 4,722 3,245
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2030 20,143 averages: 4,593 9,063 5,354 4,687 3,185
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2020 27,271 averages: 4,440 11,310 6,312 6,218 3,988
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2030 24,477 averages: 4,139 10,540 5,643 6,101 3,811
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2020 41,295 averages: 11,720 19,880 13,430 11,710 7,706
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2030 42,873 averages: 11,280 19,450 12,890 11,730 7,544
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2020 13,202 averages: 4,941 8,114 5,146 4,744 3,358
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2030 17,635 averages: 6,818 10,350 7,133 6,166 4,367

Households

Type Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Family households with children in 2010 11,889 averages: 3,292 5,526 3,791 3,118 2,052
% Family households with children in 2010 30.9 averages: 35.36 26 35.08 33 29
Non-Family households with children in 2010 14,763 averages: 2,564 7,651 3,515 3,962 2,688
% Non-Family households with children in 2010 38.38 averages: 25.06 39 25.71 30 31
Households with householder living alone in 2010 11,307 averages: 2,121 6,097 2,775 2,990 2,086
% Households with householder living alone in 2010 29.39 averages: 20.61 31 20.47 24 25
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 3,191 averages: 890 2,185 973 1,066 772
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 8.29 averages: 8.58 11.43 7.636 9.354 10
Tenure Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 17,385 averages: 7,777 10,380 8,032 6,687 4,521
% Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 45.19 averages: 82.38 56 80.69 73 76
Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 21,085 averages: 1,873 9,265 3,525 4,066 2,734
% Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 54.81 averages: 17.62 43 19.31 26 23
Year Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Households in 2000 37,887 averages: 9,076 19,260 11,040 10,390 6,962
Households in 2010 38,470 averages: 9,650 19,640 11,560 10,750 7,256
Average Household Size in 2000 2.67 averages: 2.795 2.428 2.856 2.654 2.585
Average Household Size in 2010 2.66 averages: 2.717 2.403 2.761 2.604 2
Age Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2010 6,305 averages: 593 1,207 1,135 1,220 580
Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2010 11,321 averages: 2,408 2,760 3,094 2,857 1,276
Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2010 11,802 averages: 3,587 3,236 4,073 3,400 1,567
Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2010 5,968 averages: 2,035 1,897 2,214 2,018 941
Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2010 3,074 averages: 1,027 1,124 1,039 1,175 528

Household Projections

Year Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households in 2020 41,771 averages: 10,650 11,170 12,590 11,590 5,370
Projected Households in 2030 44,118 averages: 11,500 12,010 13,290 12,460 5,794
Projected Average Household Size in 2020 2.53 averages: 2.507 1.212 2.509 2.339 1.138
Projected Average Household Size in 2030 2.45 averages: 2.403 1.178 2.379 2.25 1.09
Age Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2020 6,044 averages: 636 1,200 1,120 1,248 592
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2020 12,313 averages: 2,378 2,929 3,060 2,992 1,349
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2020 11,717 averages: 3,379 3,143 3,885 3,259 1,503
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2020 8,934 averages: 3,009 2,756 3,301 2,850 1,352
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2020 2,763 averages: 1,246 1,140 1,222 1,242 572
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2030 5,431 averages: 535 1,114 942 1,207 562
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2030 12,755 averages: 2,735 3,148 3,326 3,240 1,481
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2030 11,596 averages: 2,859 3,012 3,293 3,074 1,404
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2030 10,343 averages: 3,474 3,097 3,864 3,148 1,505
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2030 3,993 averages: 1,893 1,639 1,866 1,787 840
Projected Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 7,901 averages: 1,331 1,770 1,851 1,855 833
Tenure Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 288 averages: 55 68 73 68 29
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 729 averages: 538 276 510 332 143
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 5,448 averages: 566 1,143 989 1,134 516
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 1,436 averages: 170 281 278 319 143
Projected Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 142 averages: 841 336 533 383 193
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -56 averages: 16 -3 0 1 2
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 2,730 averages: 1,077 781 1,046 936 421
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -2,470 averages: -316 -469 -539 -557 -235
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -62 averages: 63 26 24 2 5
Projected Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -1,089 averages: -223 -146 -282 -260 -82
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -199 averages: -67 -57 -73 -62 -28
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -773 averages: -306 -160 -321 -262 -96
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -316 averages: 48 -24 15 -14 -1
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 199 averages: 101 93 97 77 41
Projected Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -3,675 averages: -963 -1,029 -1,088 -1,070 -477
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -97 averages: -37 -35 -37 -38 -18
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -1,528 averages: -719 -525 -693 -605 -269
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -1,341 averages: -80 -296 -193 -247 -112
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -709 averages: -127 -173 -167 -181 -80

Supply

Stock

Type Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Estimate Housing Units 42,761 ± 775 averages: 10,220 21,270 12,470 11,340 8,002
% Single housing units 37.4 averages: 80.05 50 78.01 69 76
% Single housing units, margin of error 1.5 averages: 2.602 2.244 2.684 2.78 3
% 2-4 housing units 28.09 averages: 6.723 26 8.251 14.11 12
% 2-4 housing units, margin of error 1.64 averages: 1.86 2.549 1.97 2.419 3
% 5-9 housing units 9.35 averages: 2.745 7 2.793 3 3
% 5-9 housing units, margin of error 1.05 averages: 1.07 1.402 1.014 1.35 1.805
% 10-19 housing units 7.78 averages: 3.182 5.105 3.53 3.615 2
% 10-19 housing units, margin of error 0.75 averages: 1.088 1.208 1.157 1.224 1.482
% 20+ housing units 17.31 averages: 6.513 10.13 6.183 8.422 4
% 20+ housing units, margin of error 8.53 averages: 2.786 5.815 2.747 4.998 3
% Other housing units 0.08 averages: 0.782 0.8573 1.229 0.6526 1.648
% Other housing units, margin of error 0.07 averages: 0.927 0.91 1.357 0.8844 2.093
Estimated occupied housing units 39,258 ± 725 averages: 9,781 19,500 11,770 10,760 7,207
Estimated housing units 39,400 ± 767 averages: 9,612 19,610 11,630 10,690 7,185
Age Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Housing units built before 1939 45.81 averages: 13.38 38 15.68 25 26
Housing units built before 1939, margin of error 2.05 averages: 2.323 2.846 2.443 3.102 4
Housing units built before 1940-1959 15.64 averages: 16.93 18.19 13.52 18.34 16
Housing units built before 1940-1959, margin of error 1.19 averages: 2.504 2.086 2.221 2.737 3
Housing units built before 1960-1979 19.05 averages: 29 21.45 27.26 25 24
Housing units built before 1960-1979, margin of error 1.43 averages: 3.091 2.234 3.049 3.348 4
Housing units built before 1980-2000 14.66 averages: 31.18 15.99 33.79 21 24
Housing units built before 1980-2000, margin of error 1.28 averages: 3.447 1.98 3.397 3.087 4
Housing units built in 2000 or after 4.84 averages: 9.503 5 9.75 8.987 9
Housing units built in 2000 or after, margin of error 0.78 averages: 2.093 1.299 2.161 2.189 3

Permits

Tenure by Year Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of building permits in 2000 106 averages: 69 100 73 66 51
Single Family unit permits in 2000 98 averages: 62 62 65 43 40
Multi-Family unit permits in 2000 8 averages: 7 37 8 23 10
Number of building permits in 2001 75 averages: 68 103 68 46 48
Single Family unit permits in 2001 35 averages: 57 58 54 34 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2001 40 averages: 11 44 14 12 11
Number of building permits in 2002 88 averages: 69 82 68 52 49
Single Family unit permits in 2002 35 averages: 47 61 41 34 38
Multi-Family unit permits in 2002 53 averages: 22 21 27 18 10
Number of building permits in 2003 145 averages: 100 110 103 62 57
Single Family unit permits in 2003 129 averages: 55 66 62 35 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2003 16 averages: 44 43 40 27 20
Number of building permits in 2004 215 averages: 96 120 101 70 64
Single Family unit permits in 2004 191 averages: 70 72 84 40 42
Multi-Family unit permits in 2004 24 averages: 25 47 17 29 21
Number of building permits in 2005 311 averages: 189 135 184 113 69
Single Family unit permits in 2005 191 averages: 81 70 99 45 41
Multi-Family unit permits in 2005 120 averages: 107 65 85 68 28
Number of building permits in 2006 168 averages: 104 88 108 62 55
Single Family unit permits in 2006 143 averages: 60 54 71 36 31
Multi-Family unit permits in 2006 25 averages: 44 34 37 26 24
Number of building permits in 2007 114 averages: 75 67 62 79 43
Single Family unit permits in 2007 101 averages: 49 44 55 30 25
Multi-Family unit permits in 2007 13 averages: 25 22 7 48 18
Number of building permits in 2008 141 averages: 69 41 81 37 28
Single Family unit permits in 2008 92 averages: 28 23 34 21 15
Multi-Family unit permits in 2008 49 averages: 41 18 46 16 12
Number of building permits in 2009 29 averages: 54 37 58 30 22
Single Family unit permits in 2009 27 averages: 39 23 42 20 14
Multi-Family unit permits in 2009 2 averages: 15 13 16 10 8
Number of building permits in 2010 41 averages: 66 29 58 39 25
Single Family unit permits in 2010 39 averages: 39 24 41 24 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2010 2 averages: 27 5 17 14 9
Number of building permits in 2011 90 averages: 45 25 38 33 22
Single Family unit permits in 2011 44 averages: 32 19 30 21 13
Multi-Family unit permits in 2011 46 averages: 12 6 7 11 8
Number of building permits in 2012 19 averages: 54 32 39 54 31
Single Family unit permits in 2012 11 averages: 51 23 37 26 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2012 8 averages: 2 8 2 28 14

Affordability

Cost Burden

AMI Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
% Households with income < 30% AMI 22.7665 averages: 8.372 18.98 9.103 10 11
% Households with income < 30% AMI, margin of error 1.5419 averages: 2.181 2.308 2.721 2.544 6
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI 13.0076 averages: 8.31 14.05 8.597 8.639 10
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI, margin of error 1.3314 averages: 2.303 2.103 2.089 2.404 5
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI 13.9721 averages: 8.896 14.18 9.583 8.576 11
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI, margin of error 1.2894 averages: 2.077 2.144 2.853 2.422 6
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI 12.1574 averages: 7.724 10.13 9.361 8.569 9
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI, margin of error 1.3641 averages: 2.399 1.743 2.349 2.461 7
% Households with income > 100% AMI 38.0964 averages: 66 42 63.39 64 55
% Households with income > 100% AMI, margin of error 1.9069 averages: 3.533 2 3.453 3.75 7
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened 76.3033 averages: 83.43 81 85.01 82 81
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.7666 averages: 17.91 6.485 13 18.24 61
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened 69.4276 averages: 74.78 67 68.41 75 67
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.1037 averages: 14.54 9.144 34.73 27 77
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened 52.1779 averages: 56.22 45 50.99 56 49
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.62 averages: 14.57 9.62 33 26 72
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened 30.094 averages: 53.92 30 47.53 48 39
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.3241 averages: 17.69 11.79 24.57 24 86
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened 11.3123 averages: 15.32 13.55 14.64 15.85 14
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 1.9859 averages: 4.084 3.761 4.643 4.954 21
Income Limits Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 19,050 averages: 19,100 18,380 19,040 19,670 18,670
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 21,800 averages: 21,840 20,980 21,800 22,440 21,320
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 24,500 averages: 24,560 23,610 24,500 25,280 24,000
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 27,200 averages: 27,260 26,220 27,200 28,060 26,640
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 29,400 averages: 29,470 28,340 29,400 30,330 28,800
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 31,600 averages: 31,660 30,440 31,600 32,570 30,940
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 33,750 averages: 33,820 32,510 33,760 34,810 33,050
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 35,950 averages: 36,020 34,610 35,960 37,060 35,180
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 31,750 averages: 31,810 30,610 31,760 32,720 31,110
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 36,300 averages: 36,360 34,980 36,300 37,410 35,560
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 40,850 averages: 40,910 39,340 40,840 42,070 39,970
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 45,350 averages: 45,430 43,680 45,360 46,740 44,390
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 49,000 averages: 49,090 47,200 49,000 50,500 47,980
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 52,650 averages: 52,730 50,710 52,640 54,240 51,540
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 56,250 averages: 56,350 54,200 56,240 57,960 55,070
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 59,900 averages: 60,000 57,680 59,900 61,740 58,630
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 44,750 averages: 45,290 44,950 44,760 46,940 45,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 51,150 averages: 51,760 51,360 51,160 53,630 51,880
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 57,550 averages: 58,240 57,800 57,560 60,370 58,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 63,900 averages: 64,670 64,170 63,900 67,040 64,810
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 69,050 averages: 69,880 69,340 69,040 72,420 70,030
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 74,150 averages: 75,040 74,460 74,160 77,780 75,210
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 79,250 averages: 80,210 79,610 79,240 83,170 80,400
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 84,350 averages: 85,370 84,730 84,360 88,500 85,560
Severity Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner occupied households where cost burden can be determined 17,676 averages: 7,887 10,210 8,160 6,720 4,492
Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 6,636 ± 542 averages: 2,349 3,614 2,600 2,118 1,484
Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 2,875 averages: 908 1,447 1,021 831 587
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 37.54 averages: 29.43 34 30.37 30 31
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.47 averages: 3.918 3.478 3.837 4.3 5
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 16.26 averages: 11.49 13.92 11 12.01 12
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 1.83 averages: 2.758 2.539 2.553 2.931 4
Renter occupied households where cost burden can be determined 20,700 ± 965 averages: 1,744 8,819 3,413 3,824 2,545
Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 10,642 ± 695 averages: 810 4,634 1,687 1,752 1,280
Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 5,309 averages: 371 2,413 832 865 657
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 51.41 averages: 46.31 51 42.99 43 47
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.35 averages: 8.37 4.907 10.28 10.21 18
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 25.65 averages: 20.87 25 20.17 21 23
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 1.63 averages: 8.077 4.166 8.95 8.009 18
Household Type Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened 31.3992 averages: 26.67 28 29.48 27 25
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 6.3393 averages: 14.35 11.67 18.53 17.99 57
% Small Family households that are cost burdened 42.8445 averages: 25.37 35 26.4 28 30
% Small Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.1567 averages: 5.913 5.373 6.369 7.052 28
% Large Family households that are cost burdened 33.727 averages: 30 34 30.76 33 31
% Large Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 6.663 averages: 19.51 16.3 20.42 24 129
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened 49.6893 averages: 52 51 53 50 48
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.0677 averages: 23.59 8 34.81 24 78
% Other householdss that are cost burdened 40.8876 averages: 44 45 40.16 39 42
% Other householdss that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.7172 averages: 18 7.129 22.53 21 63

Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI)

Subsidized Units Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of subsidized housing Units 5,220 averages: 811 2,280 1,080 968 703
% of Total Units that are subsidized housing 12.64 averages: 8.097 9 6.528 7.041 5

Affordability Gap

Income Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $10,000. 0.14 averages: 0.217 0.1122 0.1744 0.07759 0.1816
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $20,000. 1.38 averages: 0.736 1.67 0.9044 0.6502 3
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $30,000. 4.1 averages: 1.388 4.8 1.978 1.368 6
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $40,000. 9.84 averages: 2.74 11.59 4.297 2.7 11
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $50,000. 20.77 averages: 5.141 22.62 8.119 4.933 19
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $60,000. 36.58 averages: 9.599 34 14.82 8.62 28
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $70,000. 55.32 averages: 16.72 46 24.36 14.12 37
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $80,000. 73.66 averages: 26.15 58 36.68 21 46
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $90,000. 85.14 averages: 36.79 67 49.24 30 55
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $100,000. 92.43 averages: 47.31 75 61.27 40 62
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $120,000. 97.9 averages: 62.96 83 77.88 57 73
AMI Lowell Nearest Ten Municipalities Regional Urban Center Community Type Northern Middlesex Region Middlesex County MA State
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI 1,640 averages: 826 869 797 1,012 559
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI, margin of error 1,122.77 averages: 324 704 378 371 319
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI -5,975 averages: -61 -1,936 -713 -409 -340
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI, margin of error 985.16 averages: 291 561 345 312 263
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI 4,340 averages: -765 1,067 -84 -602 -220
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI, margin of error 1,270.21 averages: 571 764 594 597 437

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