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Sherwood is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for Sherwood, MI. Another says it was named for Sherwood Forest, England.

The latitude of Sherwood is 45.356N. The longitude is -122.838W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,901.


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Median household income
Local
$62,518
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sherwood demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Smockville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Hagg Lake
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97062 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Sherwood residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sherwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sherwood was $25,793, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Sherwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sherwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $652.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,482.


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Libraries in Sherwood include Sherwood Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sherwood include Sherwood Gazette, Tigard Times

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Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sherwood political report.

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The average commute time for Sherwood workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sherwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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