Lowell is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,068 people and just one neighborhood, Lowell is the 170th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Lowell, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.05% of Lowell’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lowell is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lowell who work in sales jobs (9.84%), maintenance occupations (8.90%) and teaching (6.56%).
Also of interest is that Lowell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Lowell telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Lowell, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.35 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Lowell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.