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Sherwood, OR
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Sherwood profile

Living in Sherwood

Sherwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 20,030 people and five associated neighborhoods, Sherwood is the 31st largest community in Oregon.

Sherwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Sherwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Sherwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 21.75% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Sherwood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.63% of adults in Sherwood have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Sherwood in 2018 was $47,030, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,120 for a family of four.

Sherwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sherwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sherwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sherwood include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Sherwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.