Lowell, OR Demographics


Population (year 2000): 857. Estimated population in July 2005: 923 (+7.7% change)
Males: 421 (49.1%), Females: 436 (50.9%)

Lane County

Zip code: 97452

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $35,536 (year 2000)
Median house value: $101,300 (year 2000)

Races in Lowell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • American Indian (5.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), English (15.3%), Irish (13.0%), United States (5.7%), French (3.2%), Scottish (3.2%).

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lowell

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lowell city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lowell:

  • MCKENZIE-WILLAMETTE HOSPITAL, INC (about 19 miles; SPRINGFIELD, OR)
  • COTTAGE GROVE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; COTTAGE GROVE, OR)
  • LANE COUNTY PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; EUGENE, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lowell:

  • MAHLON SWEET FIELD (about 33 miles; EUGENE, OR; ID: EUG)
  • CORVALLIS MUNI (about 52 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; ID: CVO)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 69 miles; SALEM, OR; ID: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lowell:

  • HOBBY FIELD (about 16 miles; CRESWELL, OR; ID: 77S)
  • COTTAGE GROVE STATE (about 19 miles; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; ID: 61S)
  • OAKRIDGE STATE (about 23 miles; OAKRIDGE, OR; ID: 5S0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lowell:

  • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (about 21 miles; EUGENE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 16,239)
  • LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; EUGENE, OR; FT enrollment: 5,853)
  • LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; ALBANY, OR; FT enrollment: 3,057)
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; FT enrollment: 15,404)
  • WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; MONMOUTH, OR; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 2,325)
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 5,253)

Schools

Public high school in Lowell:

  • LOWELL JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 65 S PIONEER ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Lowell:

  • LUNDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 65 S PIONEER ST; Grades: KG – 06)