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The City of Coos Bay had a population of 16,413 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Coos Bay, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,413
Daytime Population: Workers 9,492
Daytime Population: Residents 10,014
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 16,149
Population in Familes 11,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density2 1,549
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $37,123
Average Household Income $52,314
Per Capita Income $22,839


Total Housing Units 7,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,760 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,308 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $176,394
Average Home Value $195,293


Total Households 7,068
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,990
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.35%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 0.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

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, 2017 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 # 43 89th
Population Density # 149 61st
Diversity Index # 111 71st
Median Household Income # 324 15th
Per Capita Income # 263 31st

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