Sweet Home, Oregon Population 2024

10,324

Sweet Home is a city located in Linn County Oregon. Sweet Home has a 2024 population of 10,324. Sweet Home is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,856 in 2020.

The average household income in Sweet Home is $70,149 with a poverty rate of 17.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sweet Home is 41.3 years, 38.9 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Sweet Home Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sweet Home was:

  • White: 88.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Other race: 4.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,945.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.75% (468)
The current population of Sweet Home, Oregon is 10,324 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,856.

Sweet Home, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,76088.92%
Two or more races4444.51%
Other race3964.02%
Black or African American1441.46%
Asian680.69%
Native American330.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.07%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sweet Home Population by Race

Sweet Home Population Pyramid 2024

Sweet Home Median Age

41.3

Total

38.9

Male

47.1

Female

Sweet Home Adults

There are 7,773 adults, (1,749 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Home Sex Ratio

Female4,83649.09%
Male5,01650.91%

Sweet Home Population by Age

Sweet Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9222.4964.835.2
Married1,7802.8379.220.8
Non Family1,1851.3460.639.4
Female5863.240.659.4
Male3713.447.252.8

2.76

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweet Home Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2123.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,15316.35%
High School Graduate2,83540.2%
Some College1,65523.47%
Associates Degree5798.21%
Bachelors Degree4816.82%
Graduate Degree1381.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,2365,128528
Hispanic4002420
2+ Races30320467
Other Race2241350
Asian686824
Black30300
Native American22220
Islander770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,150$46,462$32,861
Less Than 9th Grade$29,038$13,786$33,963
High School Graduate$40,755$51,775$30,236
Some College$38,966$47,838$31,230
Bachelors Degree$60,859$0$52,137
Graduate Degree$61,750$0$0

$37,150

Average Earnings

$46,462

Average Male

$32,861

Average Female

Sweet Home Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweet Home Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweet Home Language

93.88% of Sweet Home residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Sweet Home Language

Sweet Home Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,3571,46617.54%
Multiple44413630.63%
Hispanic640467.19%
Other396266.57%
Native332472.73%
Asian682435.29%

17.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is Native, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is Other, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Sweet Home Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.85%
Less Than 9th Grade23%
Some College15.36%
Bachelors or Greater9%

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.69%
Female Unemployed9.04%
Male Employed7.09%
Female Employed3.29%

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Home Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,783$70,149
Families$60,028$76,943
Married Families$73,152$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,325$50,342

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweet Home Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Home Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweet Home Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sweet Home Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweet Home Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

835

Number of Veterans

712

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam362
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War105
Korea52
World War II14

Sweet Home Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74289
75+183
55 to 64162
35 to 54101
18 to 34100

Sweet Home Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White81811.73%
Hispanic439.05%
2+ Races175.84%

Sweet Home Veterans by Race

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Home Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Home Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Home Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.37%

Born in Sweet Home

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Sweet Home residents were born in the United States, with 48.37% having been born in Oregon. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sweet Home Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,9091171.08%
202810,7921171.1%
202710,6751171.11%
202610,5581171.12%
202510,4411171.13%
202410,3241171.15%
202310,2071171.16%
202210,0901271.27%
20219,9631071.09%
20209,856-91-0.91%
20199,9471391.42%
20189,8081891.96%
20179,6192042.17%
20169,4152152.34%
20159,2001101.21%
20149,090100.11%
20139,080-3-0.03%
20129,083-3-0.03%
20119,0861411.58%
20108,94592911.59%
20008,0161,16617.02%
19906,850-71-1.03%
19806,9213,12282.18%
19703,79944613.3%
19603,353-250-6.94%
19503,6032,513230.55%
19401,090901476.72%
1930189148%
1920175-27-13.37%
191020200%
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Sweet Home Population by Year