Welcome to Lowell
Teachers at LCCPS live across the Merrimack Valley, in nearby Boston, as well as New Hampshire which is a mere 30 minutes away. In Lowell, residents can find affordable housing in a variety of settings: houses, apartments, lofts in mill buildings.
Lowell, MA has a population of just over 100,000 and is the fourth largest city in the state. According to the 2010 Census, Lowell is a very diverse city. The racial makeup of the city was 60.3% White, 20.2% Asian American (12.5% Cambodian, 2.0% Indian, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.4% Laotian, 0.6% Chinese, 0.2% Filipino, 0.1% Korean, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Burmese), 6.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 8.8% from other races, 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.3% of the population (11.3% of the population is Puerto Rican). Non-Hispanic Whites were 52.8% of the population, compared to 92.5% in 1980.
Lowell hosts the largest free folk festival in the United States each summer (www.lowellfolkfestival.org).
1. JAMBRA is the Jackson Appleton Middlesex Business Resident Association. We are a concerned group of citizens dedicated to the improvement of our neighborhood and the city of Lowell, Massachusetts.www.jambralowell.wordpress.com
2. GREATER LOWELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, www.greaterlowellcc.org
3. COOL (Cultural Organization of Lowell): The Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) is the City of Lowell's arts advocacy organization, providing support to the many cultural activities of the community.www.cultureiscool.org