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The City of Myrtle Point had a population of 2,516 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Myrtle Point is located at latitude 43.0648 and longitude -124.139 in Coos County. The formal boundaries for the City of Myrtle Point encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Coos County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Myrtle Point 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 Myrtle Point is located within Myrtle Point Division of Coos County.


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Myrtle Point, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,516 (100%)
Population in Households 2,496 (99.2%)
Population in Families 1,961 (77.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 20 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 1,566
Diversity Index2 30
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,998
Average Household Income $60,217
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $24,693
Wealth Index5 55
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 722 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $198,291
Average Home Value $284,289
Housing Affordability Index3 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 674
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.01% 0.07%
Households -0.07% 0.04%
Families -0.04% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
Owner Occupied HU   0.19%

Myrtle Point, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtle Point to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 139 63rd
Population Density # 151 60th
Median Household Income # 323 15th
Housing Affordability Index # 293 78th
Per Capita Income # 302 20th
Diversity Index # 200 47th

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