Lowell, Oregon

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Lowell, Oregon

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Lowell strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

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Comparative Profile of Lowell, Oregon

Comparing Lowell to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Age of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3

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Lowell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SE of Springfield, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Lane
Metro Area Eugene - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 97452
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.918
Longitude -122.782

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 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 48 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 49 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 50 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station LEABURG 1 SW
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 48 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 81 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 66.6 inches
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Lowell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 857 100%
Male 421 49.1%
Female 436 50.9%
Under 18 239 27.9%
18+ 618 72.1%
65+ 70 8.2%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.1
White 787 91.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 2%
Other 11 1.3%
Mixed Race 38 4.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 4.6%

Estimated Lowell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 923
Growth 66
Growth % 7.7%

Lowell Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
German 18%
English 14.6%
Irish 10.1%
US/American 8.2%
Italian 3.4%
Norwegian 3.2%
Scottish 3%
Scandinavian 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Swedish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2%
French Canadian 2%
Polish 1.9%
Greek 1.2%
Finnish 0.8%
Canadian 0.8%
British 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Northern European 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lowell 857 $41,563
Cottage Grove 8,445 $37,457
Creswell 3,579 $40,709
Eugene 137,893 $48,527
Oakridge 3,148 $33,017
Springfield 52,864 $38,399
Westfir 276 $31,875
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Lowell High Schools (2004)

Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

Lowell Colleges

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