Sweet Home is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,270 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sweet Home is the 56th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities, Sweet Home isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sweet Home are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sweet Home is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sweet Home who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), personal care services (10.77%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.36%).
The population of Sweet Home has a very low overall level of education: only 9.43% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sweet Home in 2010 was $17,134, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,536 for a family of four.
The people who call Sweet Home home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sweet Home residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Sweet Home include English, Irish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Sweet Home is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.