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People

Total Population 9,140
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 2,831
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,706
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $792
Median House Value $120,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 1,561 $58,350
Halsey 1,128 $54,063
Harrisburg 3,660 $51,898
Lebanon 15,962 $45,301
Scio 832 $52,411
Tangent 1,022 $60,139

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sweet Home Public Libraries

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