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.
Sweet Home is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.51%), personal care services (9.89%), and sales jobs (8.50%).
In Sweet Home, just 12.43% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sweet Home in 2010 was $17,951, which is low income relative to Oregon, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,804 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 Asian. 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.