Sweet Home, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Sweet Home, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sweet Home had a population of 9,718 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sweet Home is located at latitude 44.404 and longitude -122.7016 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sweet Home (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Sweet Home (GNIS ID: 2412022) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sweet Home is located within Sweet Home Division of Linn County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sweet Home: Buckhead.

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Sweet Home, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,718
Population in Households 9,654
Population in Familes 7,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1,834
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $46,307
Average Household Income $56,527
Per Capita Income $21,716


Total Housing Units 3,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,252 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,428 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $145,418
Average Home Value $204,969


Total Households 3,681
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,470
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.04% 1.14%
Households 0.82% 1.05%
Families 0.79% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Sweet Home, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Home to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 67 83rd
Population Density # 126 67th
Diversity Index # 282 26th
Median Household Income # 233 39th
Per Capita Income # 311 18th

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