Senior Living in Lowell, Massachusetts
- Lowell scores significantly lower than the Massachusetts average of 77.
- Lowell scores significantly lower than the national average of 72.
Health & Safety
- There is a high number of Medicare registered physicians within the city limits.
- There are 12 hospitals within close range of the city, including Saints Medical Center Inc, Lowell General Hospital, and Tewksbury Hospital.
- There are 99 senior living facilities in close proximity to the city, including Heritage Nursing Care Center, Horn Home For the Aged, and Willow Manor.
- There is a high number of home healthcare providers operating in the city.
- There is an average number of fire stations serving the city.
- The average life expectancy is 80.5, compared to the national average of 78.6.
- There are 443 pharmacies within close range of the city.
- The area has an average property crime rate.
- The area has a high violent crime rate.
Recreation & Leisure
- The city has a very low percentage of seniors in the population (20% of residents).
- There are 141 golf courses in or around the city, including Longmeadow Golf Club, Mt. Pleasant Golf Club, and Chelmsford Country Club.
- There are 12 parks near the city center, including Edward A. LeLacheur Park, Lowell Heritage State Park, and Fort Hill Park.
- There are 180 churches in or near the city, including St Michael\'s Church, Spanish Church of Nazaren, and Iglesia Evangelica Luz Y Vida.
- There are 7 malls / shopping centers within close range of the city.
- There are 272 grocery stores within the city.
- There are 9 movie theatres in or near the city.
- There are 196 gyms or health clubs in or near the city.
- The property taxes average 4.38% of total income, which is significantly higher than the national average of 2.79%.
- The property taxes average 1.04% of property value, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1.09%.
- The city sales taxes averages 6.25%, which is significantly lower than the national average of 6.97%.
- Massachusetts has an average state income tax of 4.74%, compared to the national average of 3.38%.
- The city's mean household income is $61,708, which is lower than the national average of $64,580.
- The city's median household income is $51,529, which is lower than the national median of $51,560.
- The city's per capita income is $23,640, which is lower than the national average of $25,611.
- Assisted living costs average $66,720 per year, which are very high compared to national figures.
- Nursing home costs average $148,738 per year, which are very high compared to national costs.
- Adult daycare costs average $15,600 per year, which are low compared to national numbers.
- Home healthcare costs average $60,632 annually, which are very high compared to national costs.
- The unemployment rate is about 9.53%, which is high compared to national averages.
- The overall cost of living is very high compared to national averages.
- 1% of the senior population are financially responsible for at least one grandchild.
General Quality of Life
- Lowell receives average levels of rainfall each year.
- Lowell has harsh mean temperatures, with cold winters and pleasant summers.
- This city has above average air quality.
- This city has very good water quality.
- Lowell has a very dense population density of 8,507.6 people per square mile.
- Residents of Lowell have an average daily commute time.
- The city has a very high public transportation ridership.
- Lowell has a very high public school quality ranking.
- The city has a very high public school safety rating.
- This city has a low graduation rate of 78.20%.