Sweet Home, Oregon Population 2021

10,285
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Sweet Home is a city located in Linn County Oregon. With a 2020 population of 10,285, it is the 52nd largest city in Oregon and the 3039th largest city in the United States . Sweet Home is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 15.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,925 in 2010. Sweet Home reached it's highest population of 10,285 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Sweet Home has a population density of 1,941 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweet Home is $51,073 with a poverty rate of 20.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $934 per month, and the median house value is $153,000. The median age in Sweet Home is 39 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Sweet Home Demographics

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

  • White: 90.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Black or African American: 1.49%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Sweet Home, Oregon is 10,285 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,823.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,925.

Sweet Home, Oregon Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,70290.47%
Two or More Races3984.14%
Some Other Race2302.39%
Black or African American1431.49%
Asian981.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.16%
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Sweet Home Population by Race

Sweet Home Population Pyramid $2021

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Sweet Home Median Age

39


Total

38.7


Male

40.5


Female

Sweet Home Adults

There are 7,244 adults, (1,847 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Home Sex Ratio

Female

4,656

48.40%

Male

4,963

51.60%

Sweet Home Population by Age

Sweet Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sweet Home Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All62.2%37.8%
Male57.2%42.8%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female48.5%51.5%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweet Home Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7212.5662.2
Married1,4413.176.5
Non Family1,2861.3553.7
Female5573.4848.5
Male4373.1857.2

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Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Sweet Home Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3565.43%
9th to 12th Grade88713.54%
High School Graduate2,43037.09%
Some College1,94229.64%
Associates Degree5508.40%
Bachelors Degree2233.40%
Graduate Degree1632.49%
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Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9994,926343
Hispanic35022221
2+ Races12987
Other Race11359
Asian545422
Black2222
Native American1616
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.74%.

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,803$40,739$24,763
Less Than 9th Grade$12,067$10,861$
High School Graduate$30,158$41,756$24,434
Some College$35,909$41,832$25,625
Bachelors Degree$33,846$$33,558
Graduate Degree$53,657$$

$30,803

Average Earnings

$40,739

Average Male

$24,763

Average Female

Sweet Home Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweet Home Language by Age

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Sweet Home Language

94.74% of Sweet Home residents speak only English, while 5.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Sweet Home Language

Sweet Home Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2161,83922.38%
Multiple3988120.35%
Hispanic582335.67%
Native331751.52%
Black14153.55%

20.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.92%

Male Poverty Rate

21.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is Native, with 51.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is Black, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.71%.

Sweet Home Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.76%
High School26.67%
Some College10.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.56%
Male Unemployed7.07%
Male Employed5.89%
Female Employed5.61%

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Home Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,589$51,073
Families$50,663$58,440
Married Families$64,315-
Non Families$27,372$34,120
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Income by Household Type

Sweet Home Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Home Married by Age and Sex

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Sweet Home Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sweet Home Marital Status by Race

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Sweet Home Marital Status

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958

Number of Veterans

940

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
First Gulf War121
Korea78
World War II65
Second Gulf War59

Sweet Home Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74429
75+183
55 to 64180
35 to 54133
18 to 3433

Sweet Home Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White94013.93%
Hispanic399.05%
2+ Races1813.95%

Sweet Home Veterans by Race

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

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11.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Home Employment by Age

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Sweet Home Employment by Race

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Sweet Home Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.03%

Born in Sweet Home

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Sweet Home residents were born in the United States, with 53.03% having been born in Oregon. 1.41% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,2851541.52%
202010,1311541.54%
20199,9771541.57%
20189,8231942.01%
20179,6292112.24%
20169,4182172.36%
20159,2011071.18%
20149,094120.13%
20139,082-6-0.07%
20129,088-2-0.02%
20119,0901421.59%
20108,9489321.11%
20008,0161,1661.58%
19906,850-71-0.10%
19806,9213,1226.18%
19703,7994461.26%
19603,353-250-0.72%
19503,6032,51312.70%
19401,09090119.15%
1930189140.77%
1920175-27-1.42%
19102020.00%

Sweet Home Population by Year