Lowesville, North Carolina

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Lowesville, North Carolina
Location of Lowesville, North Carolina
Location of Lowesville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°25′17″N 81°0′9″W / 35.42139°N 81.00250°W / 35.42139; -81.00250Coordinates: 35°25′17″N 81°0′9″W / 35.42139°N 81.00250°W / 35.42139; -81.00250
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total6.8 sq mi (17.6 km2)
 • Land6.8 sq mi (17.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
804 ft (245 m)
 • Total1,440
 • Density211.4/sq mi (81.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code37-39520[1]
GNIS feature ID0989108[2]

Lowesville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,440 at the 2000 census.


Mount Welcome was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[3]


Lowesville is located at 35°25′17″N 81°0′9″W / 35.42139°N 81.00250°W / 35.42139; -81.00250 (35.421325, -81.002412).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2), all of it land. Lowesville uses the Stanley, North Carolina 28164 zip code.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,440 people, 552 households, and 422 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 211.4 people per square mile (81.6/km²). There were 589 housing units at an average density of 86.5 per square mile (33.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.29% White, 6.53% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.83% Asian, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 552 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,333, and the median income for a family was $53,000. Males had a median income of $36,316 versus $24,280 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,072. About 5.9% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.