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Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,322
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens5.9%
Employed Population 16+4,342
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married62.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,867
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,504
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,589

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,197
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$783
Median House Value$136,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.5%
Irish10.2%
German7.9%
English3%
Italian1.8%
West Indian1.4%
Scottish1.1%
Polish1%
Haitian0.9%
French Except Basque0.7%
Trinidad Tobago0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Russian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Arab0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Lowell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes72745
Phone Area Codes479
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.26
Approximate Longitude-94.13

Lowell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationGRAVETTE
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationANDERSON
Distance32.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethel Heights2,490$52,264
Cave Springs2,803$92,885
Elm Springs2,239$69,464
Rogers61,979$61,949
Springdale76,188$49,404
Tontitown2,828$85,652

Lowell Public Schools

Elza R. Tucker Elem. School
121 School Ave
ZIP: 72745
Primary
Total Enrollment 607
Lowell Elementary School
202 Mcclure Rd
ZIP: 72745
Primary
Total Enrollment 468

Lowell Private Schools

Grace Lutheran School
415 N 6th Pl
ZIP: 72745
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
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