Sherwood is a town in Oregon with just over 19,000 residents. It's a nice place to raise a family, as children aged 5-14 account for a higher percentage of the population here (26%) than nationally (19%), while young professionals feature less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 35, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Oregon. Renters tend to be in the minority in Sherwood, and 74% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Sherwood is $319 a month more than the state average.
With an average commute time of about 30 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Sherwood residents know that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (42%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Compared to the national average (7%), Sherwood has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 8% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Sherwood residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries account for 26% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in management, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $100K, Sherwood workers bring in around $30,000 more than their peers elsewhere in Oregon. Sherwood's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.