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Coos Bay, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Coos Bay had a population of 16,265 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Coos Bay is located at latitude 43.3811 and longitude -124.2326 in Coos County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coos Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.6 sq. miles and a water area of 5.31 sq. miles. Coos County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Coos Bay (GNIS ID: 2410223) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Coos Bay is located within Coos Bay Division of Coos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coos Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coos Bay: Coose Bay, Empire, Marshfield.

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Coos Bay, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,265
Population in Households 16,002
Population in Familes 11,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density1 1,535
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 6,986
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,942
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,673 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,313 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 645 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $176,235
Average Home Value $198,285


Median Household Income $36,583
Average Household Income $50,802
Per Capita Income $22,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.22%
Households 0.08% 0.11%
Families -0.2% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Coos Bay, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coos Bay to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 89th
Population Density1 # 148 61st
Diversity Index2 # 113 70th
Median Household Income # 329 13th
Per Capita Income # 272 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.