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Population (year 2000): 8,016. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,389 (+4.7% change)
Males: 3,897 (48.6%), Females: 4,119 (51.4%)

Linn County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $31,030 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,200 (year 2000)

Sweet Home, OR residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Sweet Home:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.2%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (14.9%), English (14.5%), United States (10.7%), Irish (10.1%), Norwegian (4.4%), French (3.0%).

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Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Sweet Home

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweet Home city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,056 (+15.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OR (30.6 miles Springfield, pop. 52,864).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (77.8 miles www.RealEstate.com/OregonCity )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (773.2 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: OR (9.8 miles Waterloo, OR Sodaville, (12.0 miles Lebanon, OR (15.0 miles South OR Lebanon, (16.1 miles OR Brownsville, (18.4 miles OR (22.9 miles Scio, OR (26.8 miles Lyons, OR (27.1 miles Halsey,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $135,400

Latitude: 44.40 N, Longitude: 122.72 W

Area code: 541


Sweet Home, Oregon business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.4%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -543 (-6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,280 (42.7%)


 

Crime in Sweet Home by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 4 5 3
    per 100,000 49.9 49.9 62.4 37.4
Robberies 1 0 2 3
    per 100,000 12.5 0.0 25.0 37.4
Assaults 28 43 32 52
    per 100,000 349.3 536.4 399.2 648.7
Burglaries 71 73 103 145
    per 100,000 885.7 910.7 1284.9 1808.9
Thefts 309 296 397 453
    per 100,000 3854.8 3692.6 4952.6 5651.2
Auto thefts 15 23 55 34
    per 100,000 187.1 286.9 686.1 424.2
324.7 361.7 455.2 542.5


Average climate in Sweet Home, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospitals/medical centers near Sweet Home:
  • MID VALLEY HEALTHCARE/LEBANON (about 13 miles; LEBANON, OR)
  • SANTIAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; STAYTON, OR)
  • SAMARITAN ALBANY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; ALBANY, OR)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sweet Home:
  • MCNARY FLD (about 40 miles; SALEM, OR; ID: SLE)
  • CORVALLIS MUNI (about 40 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; ID: CVO)
  • MAHLON SWEET FIELD (about 40 miles; EUGENE, OR; ID: EUG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sweet Home:
  • LEBANON STATE (about 17 miles; LEBANON, OR; ID: S30)
  • ALBANY MUNI (about 29 miles; ALBANY, OR; ID: S12)
  • DAVIS (about 31 miles; GATES, OR; ID: 6S4)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 17 $46,561 $32,866 0 $0
Local Libraries 0 $0   5 $5,570
Financial Administration 4 $10,742 $32,226 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $16,616 $39,878 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,895 $27,580 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $17,909 $35,818 1 $164
Water Supply 4 $9,567 $28,701 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $9,150 $36,600 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 14 $50,911 $43,638 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,615 $31,380 4 $1,292
Totals for Government 57 $170,966 $35,992 10 $7,026


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweet Home:
  • LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ALBANY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (about 35 miles; EUGENE, OR; FT enrollment: 16,239)
  • LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; EUGENE, OR; FT enrollment: 5,853)
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; FT enrollment: 15,404)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 2,325)
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; MONMOUTH, OR; FT enrollment: 4,209)
Public high school in Sweet Home:
  • SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 1641 LONG ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sweet Home:
  • SWEET HOME JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 880 22ND AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • OAK HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 605 ELM ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 3205 E LONG ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HOLLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 40336 CRAWFORDSVILLE DR; Grades: 01 - 06)
Library in Sweet Home:
  • SWEET HOME PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,724; Location: 1101 13TH AVE; 40,015 books; 1,460 audio materials; 1,325 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Sweet Home High School actually has about 950 students now.

Notable location: Sweet Home Ranger Station (A).

Cemeteries: Ames Cemetery (1), Sweet Home Valley Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Willamette Log Pond (A), Tollgate Reservoir (B), Walker Reservoir (C), Willamette National Lumber Company Reservoir (D).

Creeks: Ames Creek (A), Taylor Creek (B), Wiley Creek (C).

Parks in Sweet Home include: Andrew Wiley Park (1), Northside Park (2), Sweet Home City park (3), Osage Park (4).

Post offices: Sweet Home Post Office (A), Foster Post Office (B).


Sweet Home compared to Oregon state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweet Home:
  • KFIR (720 AM; 1 kW; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: SHAE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KORE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: SUPPORT CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweet Home:
  • K263AF (100.5 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUJZ (95.3 FM; CRESWELL, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNU (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGE (94.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZEL-FM (96.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWAX (91.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY & THROUGH)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLCC (89.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sweet Home:
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMTR (Channel 16; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

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