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
Lowell is a blue-collar town, with 40.05% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.00% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lowell, the average commute to work is 30.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Lowell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.