Introduction to Lowell, Arkansas

Lowell, Arkansas, in Benton county, is 13 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 104 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma.The city is in the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers area. There are 5,013 residents in Lowell.

Lowell History

Bloomington is an old town and was located on Old Wire Road. In 1881, the railroad came about a mile west of the area. The residents of Bloomington began contemplating a move close to the railroad. A tornado in Bloomington helped them make the decision, and the settlement shifted near the tracks. This community was named Lowell.

Lowell and nearby Attractions

  • Lowell Historical Museum
  • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
  • Pea Ridge National Military Park
  • Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park

Things To Do In Lowell

The Arkansas Air museum, Bella Vista Historical Museum, and Rogers Historical Museum can be visited while in the city. The Bentonville Public Library, Rogers Public Library, and Pleasant Grove Church are also worth visiting. There are several parks where one can enjoy a day out. In addition, the City of Lowell organizes several recreational events and special programs throughout the year.

Lowell Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport.

Lowell Higher Education

North West Arkansas Community College, University of Arkansas-Main Campus, Northeastern State University, and Missouri Southern State College are local institutes of higher education.


Total Population 7,756
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 5.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,011
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 58.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30%
Median Earnings25+ $34,982
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,261
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,794


Median Family Income $63,493
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 23.7%
Median Gross Rent $762
Median House Value $136,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 10.3%

Lowell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Benton
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
Standard Zip Codes 72745
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.255
Longitude -94.13

Lowell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethel Heights 2,507 $49,742
Cave Springs 2,230 $89,659
Elm Springs 1,455 $86,250
Rogers 58,944 $59,422
Springdale 73,789 $44,094
Tontitown 2,577 $85,833
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