Lowesville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lowesville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lowesville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,036 as of July 1, 2016. Lowesville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lowesville is located at latitude 35.424 and longitude -81.0042 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Lowesville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Lowesville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403244) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lowesville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Catawba Springs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lowesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Lowesville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,036
Population in Households 3,036
Population in Familes 2,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 447
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,147
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 872
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 970 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $231,130
Average Home Value $236,097
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,515
Average Household Income $89,278
Per Capita Income $33,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.52%
Households 0.34% 0.42%
Families -0.18% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lowesville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowesville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 247 67th
Population Density1 # 477 36th
Diversity Index2 # 626 15th
Median Household Income # 55 93rd
Per Capita Income # 70 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.