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Lowell, MA

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Lowell is located north of Boston on the Merrimack River. Originally a planned mill town, today it is a great residential town and has been named an All American City. The just over 105,000 residents of the city enjoy a great New England lifestyle in an atmosphere of diversity and with dedication to restoring the area to incorporate old and new architecture alike.

Apartments for Rent in Lowell MA

$922-$1672

Skyline Commons
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$1530-$1995

Princeton Commons Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1295-$1395

Princeton Park Apartments
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$1715-$3395

Avalon Andover
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1565-$1820

Kensington at Chelmsford
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$985-$1505

Princeton Reserve Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Lowell, MA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.13%
  • 7.94%
  • 6.55%
  • Female
  • 8.94%
  • 8.32%
  • 6.3%
$939
is average rent in Lowell, MA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.02%
  • 5.01%
  • 2.89%
43.74%
of units are available for rent in Lowell
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1686
  • 218
  • 1184
Getting Around in Lowell, MA

Downtown Lowell is very walkable with many shops and parks spread throughout the area. The rest of the city is mainly accessible only by car. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority runs a number of busses, but because of the spread-out nature of the system this will only be a viable system for some. Boston, however is conveniently accessible via I-495; the trip is around 35 minutes depending on traffic.

83
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
47
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Lowell is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.99%
  • 15.76%
  • 4.11%

Working Artist Neighborhoods

<p>The city has a good cultural balance with theatre companies, museums, and galleries, especially the Whistler House Museum of Art. There are several excellent areas where artists work and live. Both Ayer Lofts and the Western Avenue Studios are both living and work spaces for hundreds of artists and musicians, and are often open for visiting gallery type functions and concerts. There are several large venues for theatre and concerts, and even an amphitheater which is popular in the summer months.</p>

Cambodian Cuisines in Lowell

<p>Lowell has a large concentration of Cambodian residents as well as other South East Asian communities, and because of this population, you will find excellent Asian food. Once in your Lowell apartment, you'll want to search some of them out. Start with Pho or Pho Da Lat. They compete with each other as best in town. Cobblestones is excellent for Irish American fare, and Taboca's Steakhouse is wonderful for good old American steaks and grilled items. Fortunato's is everyone's favorite Italian place. It's downtown and also has a wonderful patio during nice weather. They also have live jazz on weekends which is an added plus.</p>

The Old Worthen House Tavern

<p>When you are settled into your Lowell apartment, you will probably want to check out some of the night life, and whether you prefer quiet pubs or bigger music scenes, Lowell has it. One of the best places to find out about music is on lowellrocks.com. It's a great site with links and info about not only clubs in Lowell but all the nearby towns as well. The Old Worthen House Tavern is quieter and much like a great neighborhood pub, but it's been serving drinks since 1894 so they know what they're doing. The Lowell Brewery Exchange has a bit of everything. Listen to live music, play pool and drink micro brewery beer in an old factory. You'll find Lowell has plenty of night life!</p>