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Sweet Home is a city in Linn County, in the Albany-Lebanon metro area.

The latitude of Sweet Home is 44.397N. The longitude is -122.735W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,238.


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Median household income
Local
$31,030
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sweet Home demographic reports
Sweet Home is in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
· Buckhead
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oregon Jamboree - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sweet Home web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Foster Reservoir, Green Peter Reservoir, Willamette National Forest
Historic sites and museums: East Linn Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sweet Home demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Linn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97345 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Sweet Home residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sweet Home ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sweet Home was $13,548, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Sweet Home residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sweet Home, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.


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Libraries in Sweet Home include Sweet Home Public Library ... View libraries

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Linn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sweet Home political report.

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The average commute time for Sweet Home workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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