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Coos Bay, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Coos Bay had a population of 16,576 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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Coos Bay, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,576
Population in Households 16,331
Population in Familes 11,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density2 1,564
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $38,775
Average Household Income $55,383
Per Capita Income $24,145


Total Housing Units 7,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,811 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,330 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 579 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $174,881
Average Home Value $196,168


Total Households 7,141
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,035
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.55%
Households 0.33% 0.49%
Families 0.13% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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, 2018 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 # 148 61st
Diversity Index # 110 71st
Median Household Income # 320 16th
Per Capita Income # 264 30th

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