Sweet Home employment information

IndexSweet HomeOregonNational
Income per capita$16,970$28,822$29,829
Median household income$34,115$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,992$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,295$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$31,596$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$15,972$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level25.9%15.7%15.1%
The Sweet Home, OR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Sweet Home is $16,970, which is 41% lower than than the Oregon average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,115, which is 36% lower than than the Oregon average and 38% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sweet Home is 8%, which is 62% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sweet Home is 26% which is 71% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,741$34,115$68,230
City
$35,509$53,270$106,540
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Sweet Home is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sweet Home is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sweet Home is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sweet Home is 71% higher than the national average.

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Sweet Home median earnings by income bracket

Sweet Home employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.9%1.2%
Manufacturing sector21.3%7.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services27.4%8.2%
Public administration4.6%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%6.6%
Education, health & social services10.2%45.5%
Other25.5%20.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cascadia, OR188$116,136110%
Crawfordsville, OR340$66,25020%
Waterloo, OR242$64,00016%
Sodaville, OR395$60,1929%
South Lebanon, OR901$52,6095%
Sweet Home, OR9,171$34,11538%

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Tiburon, CA9,170$149,510170%
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT9,176$39,21229%
Waihee-Waiehu, HI9,177$88,19459%
Murrells Inlet, SC9,161$50,8758%
Marianna, FL9,157$24,19356%
Sweet Home, OR9,171$34,11538%
Source: The Sweet Home, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).