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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.

People

Total Population 8,011
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 5.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,104
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 62.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,788
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $810
Median House Value $132,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 9.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station BENTONVILLE 4 S
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
Station GRAVETTE
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
Station ANDERSON
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 2,776 $49,464
Cave Springs 2,475 $79,375
Elm Springs 2,136 $76,964
Rogers 60,384 $61,219
Springdale 75,088 $47,170
Tontitown 2,625 $80,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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