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Myrtle Point, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Myrtle Point had a population of 2,536 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Myrtle Point is located at latitude 43.0627 and longitude -124.1331 in Coos County. The formal boundaries for the City of Myrtle Point (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2411205) 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, 2018)


Total Population 2,536
Population in Households 2,517
Population in Familes 1,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1,579
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $34,546
Average Household Income $48,363
Per Capita Income $19,907


Total Housing Units 1,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $159,362
Average Home Value $182,437


Total Households 1,026
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 684
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 0.11% 0.27%
Households -0.01% 0.19%
Families 0.12% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 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 # 134 65th
Population Density # 146 62nd
Diversity Index # 186 52nd
Median Household Income # 355 6th
Per Capita Income # 337 11th

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