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Coos Bay, Oregon

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,374.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics (2000 Census)
3 Chronology of Events
4 External Links


Coos Bay is located at 43°22'35" North, 124°14'14" West (43.376456, -124.237102)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.3 km² (15.9 mi²). 27.4 km² (10.6 mi²) of it is land and 13.8 km² (5.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 33.52% water.

Demographics (2000 Census)

There are 15,374 people residing in the city, comprising 6,497 households and 4,028 families. The population density is 560.5/km² (1,451.9/mi²). There are 7,094 housing units at an average density of 258.6/km² (669.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.75% White, 0.37% African American, 2.27% Native American, 1.44% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 3.51% from two or more races. 4.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,497 households out of which 27.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% are non-families. 30.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.83.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,212, and the median income for a family is $38,721. Males have a median income of $32,324 versus $22,192 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,158. 16.5% of the population and 12.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.0% are under the age of 18 and 9.9% are 65 or older.

Chronology of Events

External Links

The city's official website