City of

Lowell

Massachusetts
www.lowellma.gov
375 Merrimack St. Lowell, MA 01852

Phone: 978-674-4400

Mayor and City Councillor:

Dan Rourke

City Manager:

Thomas Golden

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Sokhary Chau
John Descoteaux
Erik Gitschier
Wayne Jenness
John Leahy
Rita Mercier
Vesna Nuon
Corey Robinson
Dan Rourke
Kim Scott
Paul Ratha Yem

Demographics

Population115,554
Population Density8,509
Registered Voters71,018
Income Per Capita$23,092
EQV Per Capita$85,226
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate43.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$312,600
Median Gross Rent$1,311
Total Households42,285
Average Household Size2.60

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.69
Commercial Tax Rate$25.18
Average Tax Bill$4,674
Total Expenditures$367,881,409
Total Tax Levy$153,566,291
State Aid$215,443,608
Local Receipts$23,505,321
CPA Year Enacted2019
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, commercial
City Hall of Lowell

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Lowell offers a unique blend of urban amenities and suburban convenience, with the backdrop of remarkable natural beauty. There's a lot to like about Lowell.

Governance

Form of GovernmentCouncil – Manager – Mayor
Incorporation Date1826
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor – Manager
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2

Geography

CountyMiddlesex
Area13.6 mi2
Public Roads244 mi
Regional Planning AgencyNorthern Middlesex Council of Governments

Representation

U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Edward J. Kennedy, Jr.

Mass. House

Rodney Elliott
Vanna Howard
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