Sweet Home, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 9,074 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 4,384  (48.3%)
Females: 4,690  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97386.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,116 (it was $31,030 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$33,116
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,261 (it was $13,548 in 2000)

Sweet Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,245 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$126,245
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $188,489; Detached houses: $206,579; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,930; In 2-unit structures: $117,014; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,134; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,329; Mobile homes: $90,495; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $127,661

Median gross rent in 2013: $762.

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  • Races in Sweet Home, OR (2013)

    Sweet Home races chart
    • 8,69095.7%White alone
    • 1651.8%Hispanic
    • 1031.1%Two or more races
    • 580.6%Asian alone
    • 240.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.07%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sweet Home: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), English (12.1%), United States (10.9%), Irish (10.0%), Dutch (3.6%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,703 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: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweet Home city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

170 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,908 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,596 (1.4%)

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
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $207,700

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: -629 (-6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,265 (39.6%)

Area code: 541

Sweet Home household income distribution Sweet Home home values distribution

Crime rates in Sweet Home by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.10.00.00.0
Rapes 4533220130311
per 100,000 48.560.736.135.723.523.10.011.133.50.033.011.111.0
Robberies 0235422224546
per 100,000 0.024.336.159.546.923.122.622.122.344.355.044.366.1
Assaults 433252372255312919517
per 100,000 521.1388.7625.1440.3258.057.756.433.2134.199.8208.855.3187.2
Burglaries 7310314519413912089447475998283
per 100,000 884.71,251.11,743.02,308.41,630.11,385.81,003.5486.8826.8831.51,088.0907.6914.0
Thefts 296397453591399293257257369392378398535
per 100,000 3,587.44,822.15,445.47,032.44,679.33,383.82,897.72,843.24,122.94,345.94,154.34,405.15,891.4
Auto thefts 23553438221179915222130
per 100,000 278.8668.0408.7452.2258.0127.078.999.6100.6166.3241.8232.4330.4
Arson 334133021230N/A
per 100,000 36.436.448.111.935.234.60.022.111.222.233.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 389.6491.3564.5644.7427.0293.7221.2186.9306.0316.1363.9306.4412.1

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Crime rate in Sweet Home detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 22 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,056 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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:

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.:

74.7

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.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.7% 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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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,383113
Catholic7,6908
Other4,34818
Mainline Protestant3,69717
Orthodox--
None84,554-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.0%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Sweet Home:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Sweet Home:

59.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sweet Home, OR Residents
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 ($39.67)
    Housing & Community Development: $307,000 ($33.83)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($26.23)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($25.35)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($7.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,247,000 ($137.43)
    Water Utilities: $696,000 ($76.70)
    Sewerage: $695,000 ($76.59)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($38.90)
    Central Staff Services: $326,000 ($35.93)
    Financial Administration: $231,000 ($25.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $213,000 ($23.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $190,000 ($20.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000 ($17.19)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($16.20)
    Libraries: $128,000 ($14.11)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($7.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $49,000 ($5.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($8.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $21,000 ($2.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $115,000 ($12.67)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($9.37)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.76)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($1.54)
    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 ($238.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($6.61)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,051,000 ($115.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($2.64)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($8.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000 ($10.58)
    General Support: $11,000 ($1.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $238,000 ($26.23)
    Special Assessments: $175,000 ($19.29)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($16.64)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,032,000 ($113.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $460,000 ($50.69)
    All Other: $286,000 ($31.52)
    General Support: $134,000 ($14.77)
    Transit Utilities: $16,000 ($1.76)
  • Tax - Property: $1,789,000 ($197.16)
    Public Utilities: $420,000 ($46.29)
    NEC: $147,000 ($16.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($1.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $986,000 ($108.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,462,000 ($161.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $860,000 ($94.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $928,000 ($102.27)
    Other, NEC: $540,000 ($59.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $62,000 ($6.83)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($6.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,211,000 ($574.28)

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)
Sweet Home fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sweet Home fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 13,123Total average daily traffic
  • 1,300Total average daily truck traffic

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Sweet Home, OR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
McDonald's1Vons1

Sweet Home compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Sweet Home on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard W. Riper (2)
  • Michael Clifford Sorensen (2)
  • Vincent M. Warren (2)
  • Laurel Ann Turner (2)
  • Loretta E. Warren (2)
  • Michael Hager (2)
  • Duane L. Walker (1)
  • John W. Lee (1)
  • Environ-Metal, Inc. (1)
  • John L. Earle (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2016.