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People

Total Population 9,042
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,083
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $22,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,656
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,110
% Above Poverty Level 77.7%
% Below Poverty Level 22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $750
Median House Value $115,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 7%

Sweet Home Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NE of Springfield, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Linn
Standard Zip Codes 97386
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.397
Longitude -122.735

Sweet Home 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 FOSTER DAM
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
Station CASCADIA
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 64.6 inches
Station LACOMB 3 NNE
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsville 1,474 $58,646
Halsey 1,114 $51,635
Harrisburg 3,618 $52,778
Lebanon 15,761 $44,489
Scio 901 $49,375
Tangent 1,097 $61,406

Sweet Home Public Libraries

Library
Sweet Home Public Library
1101 13TH AVE
Sweet Home, Oregon
(541) 367-5007
Library Web Site

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Sweet Home High Schools

SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL
1641 LONG ST
541-367-7145
Serves 787 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.2

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