Tyson remains the city's top employer, and is visible throughout the city.
July is the hottest month of the year, with an average high of 89 °F (32 °C) and an average low of 69 °F (21 °C).
Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are uncommon but not rare, occurring on average twice a year, with 57 days over 90 °F (32 °C) annually.
The 2013 Ohio Bobcats football team represented Ohio University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season.
They were led by ninth-year head coach Frank Solich and played their home games at Peden Stadium.
Located on the Springfield Plateau deep in the Ozark Mountains, Springdale has long been an important industrial city for the region.
The four-county Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area is ranked 109th in terms of population in the United States with 463,204 in 2010 according to the United States Census Bureau.
25.6% of people in Springdale who describe themselves as having a religion are Baptist (14.5% of the city's total population).
12.5% of people holding a religion are Catholic (7.1% of the city's total population).
There were 22,678 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families.
21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
In the Springdale area, sandstones and shales were deposited on top of the Springfield Plateau during the Pennsylvanian Period.