Sweet Home, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 9,052 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.9%
 
Males: 4,325  (47.8%)
Females: 4,727  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97386.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,409 (it was $31,030 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$33,409
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,282 (it was $13,548 in 2000)

Sweet Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,971 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$120,971
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $151,799; Detached houses: $161,041; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,598; In 2-unit structures: $221,987; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $92,428; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,368

Median gross rent in 2012: $735.

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  • White alone - 8,083 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 418 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 216 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 99 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.04%)

Races in Sweet Home detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sweet Home: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (10.7%), English (10.4%), United States (10.0%), Dutch (4.2%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,699 people per square mile   (low).

Sweet Home,OR real estate house value index trend

Sweet Home, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Sweet Home:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweet Home city:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

213 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:  2.4%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Sweet Home, Oregon as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sweet Home to the number of sex offenders is 1,126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,870 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,605 (1.3%)

Sweet Home satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OR (27.6 miles , pop. 52,864).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (69.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (750.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Holley, OR (2.1 miles ), Crawfordsville, OR (2.8 miles ), Waterloo, OR (2.9 miles ), Sodaville, OR (3.1 miles ), Cascadia, OR (3.4 miles) , South Lebanon, OR (3.5 miles ), Lacomb, OR (3.6 miles ), Lebanon, OR (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 88 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.40 N, Longitude: 122.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -745 (-8.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,433 (43.8%)

Area code: 541

Sweet Home household income distribution Sweet Home home values distribution

Crime rates in Sweet Home by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.10.0
Rapes 445332201303
per 100,000 49.248.560.736.135.723.523.10.011.133.50.033.0
Robberies 102354222245
per 100,000 12.30.024.336.159.546.923.122.622.122.344.355.0
Assaults 28433252372255312919
per 100,000 344.1521.1388.7625.1440.3258.057.756.433.2134.199.8208.8
Burglaries 71731031451941391208944747599
per 100,000 872.6884.71251.11743.02308.41630.11385.81003.5486.8826.8831.51088.0
Thefts 309296397453591399293257257369392378
per 100,000 3797.53587.44822.15445.47032.44679.33383.82897.72843.24122.94345.94154.3
Auto thefts 152355343822117991522
per 100,000 184.3278.8668.0408.7452.2258.0127.078.999.6100.6166.3241.8
Arson 533413302123
per 100,000 61.436.436.448.111.935.234.60.022.111.222.233.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 356.8389.6491.3564.5644.7427.0293.7221.2186.9306.0316.1363.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sweet Home detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.57
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,056 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Sweet Home: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sweet Home, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sweet Home-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 372% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 293.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 241.4 miles away from Sweet Home center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 233.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Sweet Home center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 276.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sweet Home topographic map

Birthplace of: Julie Payne (post-1960s actress) - Film, Matt Slauson - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Sweet Home:

  • AVAMERE TWIN OAKS OF SWEET HOME (950 NANDINA DRIVE)
  • TWIN OAKS CARE CENTER INC (950 NANDINA ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sweet Home:

  • LEBANON COMM HOSPITAL HH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LEBANON, OR)
  • HOSPICE OF LEBANON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LEBANON, OR)
  • SAMARITAN LEBANON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LEBANON, OR)
  • AVAMERE REHABILITATION OF LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LEBANON, OR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweet Home:

  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 24 miles; Albany, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,511)
  • Oregon State University (about 30 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • University of Oregon (about 31 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Lane Community College (about 32 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • Willamette University (about 41 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Western Oregon University (about 41 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 42 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

Public high school in Sweet Home:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sweet Home:

Private elementary/middle school in Sweet Home:

  • LITTLE PROMISES CHILDREN'S PROGRAM (Students: 165; Location: 28028 PLEASANT VALLEY RD; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Sweet Home

Library in Sweet Home:

  • SWEET HOME PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $208,716; Location: 1101 13TH AVE; 40,500 books; 1,665 audio materials; 2,234 video materials; 71 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sweet Home High School actually has about 950 students now.

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Notable locations in Sweet Home: Oregon Jamboree Outdoor Amphitheatre (A), Sweet Home Outdoor Events Center (B), Andrew Wiley Park Boat Ramp (C), Sweet Home Municipal Water Treatment Plant Facility (D), Sweet Home Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Station 21 (F), Linn County Justice Court Sweet Home (G), Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Station 22 (H), Sweet Home Public Works Department Office (I), Sweet Home Municipal Court (J), Sweet Home Library (K), Sweet Home City Hall (L), Sweet Home Ranger Station (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sweet Home include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Sweet Home Evangelical Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ames Cemetery (1), Sweet Home Valley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Willamette Log Pond (A), Tollgate Reservoir (B), Walker Reservoir (C), Willamette National Lumber Company Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ames Creek (A), Ralston Creek (B), Taylor Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sweet Home include: Ashbrook Park (1), Strawberry Hill Park (2), Andrew Wiley Park (3), Osage Park (4), Sweet Home City park (5), Northside Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: East Linn Museum (746 Long Street), Sweet Home Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2435 Main Street).

Court: Linn County - Immunizations Family Planning Sexually Transmitted- Peer C (1025 Main Street).

Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 41.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sweet Home and their reported violations in the past:

POINT RESTAURANT, THE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ODF/WL SO SANTIAM FISH HATCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sweet Home in 2010:

  • 31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
61 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Sweet Home, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Sweet Home compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Sweet Home (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sweet Home Branch at 1266 15th Ave, branch established on 1954/02/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Umpqua Bank: Sweet Home Branch at 1890 Main Street, branch established on 1997/08/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Sweet Home Branch at 1199 10th Ave, branch established on 1963/01/04. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sweet Home travel time to work - commute Sweet Home mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sweet Home city (based on Linn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.41%
Here: 31.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents16.2%13.4%11.8%6.1%5.4%
Congregations5.8%8.0%5.8%7.3%2.9%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMennonite; Other GroupsOther
Adherents4.9%4.5%4.3%3.9%29.5%
Congregations7.3%2.9%1.5%4.4%54.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Linn County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

30.0%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,689$44,8540$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$21,262
Judicial and Legal 5$17,646$42,3500$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$61,708$52,8930$0
Police - Other 6$20,936$41,8721$1,824
Streets and Highways 6$22,316$44,6320$0
Sewerage 5$18,231$43,7540$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,901$34,8122$714
Water Supply 5$15,483$37,1590$0
Local Libraries 1$4,127$49,5242$3,984
Other and Unallocable 3$10,537$42,1483$4,206
Totals for Government 51$192,574$45,31219$31,990

Sweet Home government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($39.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $307,000 ($33.92)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($26.29)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($25.41)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($7.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,247,000 ($137.76)
    Water Utilities: $696,000 ($76.89)
    Sewerage: $695,000 ($76.78)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($39.00)
    Central Staff Services: $326,000 ($36.01)
    Financial Administration: $231,000 ($25.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $213,000 ($23.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $190,000 ($20.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000 ($17.23)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($16.24)
    Libraries: $128,000 ($14.14)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($7.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $49,000 ($5.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($8.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $21,000 ($2.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $115,000 ($12.70)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($9.39)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.77)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($1.55)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($0.66)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($0.55)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.44)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,166,000 ($239.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($6.63)

Sweet Home government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,051,000 ($116.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($2.65)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($8.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000 ($10.61)
    General Support: $11,000 ($1.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $238,000 ($26.29)
    Special Assessments: $175,000 ($19.33)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($16.68)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,032,000 ($114.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $460,000 ($50.82)
    All Other: $286,000 ($31.60)
    General Support: $134,000 ($14.80)
    Transit Utilities: $16,000 ($1.77)
  • Tax - Property: $1,789,000 ($197.64)
    Public Utilities: $420,000 ($46.40)
    NEC: $147,000 ($16.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($1.44)

Sweet Home government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $986,000 ($108.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,462,000 ($161.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $860,000 ($95.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $928,000 ($102.52)
    Other, NEC: $540,000 ($59.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $62,000 ($6.85)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($6.41)

Sweet Home government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,211,000 ($575.67)

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, OR  1.31% ($34,454 average AGI)
from Marion County, OR  0.97% ($34,410)
from Lane County, OR  0.81% ($31,402)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, OR  1.03% ($33,138 average AGI)
to Benton County, OR  0.84% ($32,339)
to Lane County, OR  0.70% ($30,000)

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)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, 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)
  • KORE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: SUPPORT CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)

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.)
  • 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.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZEL-FM (96.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWAX (91.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY & THROUGH)

TV broadcast stations around Sweet Home:

  • KMTR (Channel 16; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLSR-TV (Channel 34; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVAL-TV (Channel 13; EUGENE, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - OREGON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEPB-TV (Channel 28; EUGENE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KEZI (Channel 9; EUGENE, OR; Owner: KEZI, INC.)
  • KEVU-LP (Channel 23; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K45CV (Channel 45; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K20DD (Channel 20; ALBANY, ETC., OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sweet Home, Oregon:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 68
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Oregon average:
  • Fatal accident count: 111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 162
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23
See more detailed statistics of Sweet Home fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,123
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,300

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sweet Home)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sweet Home, OR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MARKS RIDGE, 42255 Marks Ridge Rd (Lat: 44.435111 Lon: -122.708417), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WMN581
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz, 18955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2007, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • OR4SWEETHOME, .15 Mi E And 1.55 Mi N Of Pleasant Valley (Lat: 44.433611 Lon: -122.731389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WMW922, Licensee ID: L00129894
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10637.5 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Brian D Kidney
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless (Vaw) LLC
  • STATION, Scott Mountain Near (Lat: 44.398722 Lon: -122.865083), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTN598
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022
    Registrant: Wireless Section Manager, 455 Airport Rd. Se. Bldg C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2897, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Scott Mtn, Top Of Scott Mtn (Lat: 44.398444 Lon: -122.865083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPYS767, Licensee ID: L00001895
    Assigned Frequencies: 934.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2003, Expiration Date: 10/16/2013, Certifier: Michael D Smith
    Registrant: Silke Communications Inc., 680 Tyler St, Eugene, OR 97402, Phone: (541) 687-1611, Fax: (541) 687-1613, Email:
  • MARKS RIDGE, 42255 Marks Ridge Rd (Lat: 44.435333 Lon: -122.709056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQAM799
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6796.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • PO04098A, .15 Mi E And 1.55 Mi N Of Pleasant Valley (Lat: 44.433611 Lon: -122.731389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQOP686, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 440 Osage Street (Lat: 44.400389 Lon: -122.747306), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNKM727
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sweet Home)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sweet Home)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sweet Home, OR
Most common first names in Sweet Home, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8772.6 years
Mary7278.5 years
Robert7271.1 years
William7275.6 years
James6271.5 years
George5276.1 years
Charles4574.1 years
Donald4071.8 years
Dorothy3177.9 years
Walter3072.4 years
Most common last names in Sweet Home, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5073.4 years
Johnson4575.5 years
Miller3176.5 years
Jones2475.4 years
Brown2378.3 years
Wilson2277.9 years
Williams2274.4 years
Taylor2174.9 years
Thompson1875.1 years
Reynolds1771.6 years
Businesses in Sweet Home, OR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
McDonald's1Vons1
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