Coos Bay, Oregon Population 2024

15,695

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County and Douglas County Oregon. Coos Bay has a 2024 population of 15,695. Coos Bay is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,985 in 2020.

The average household income in Coos Bay is $69,873 with a poverty rate of 14.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Coos Bay is 42.8 years, 43 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Coos Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coos Bay was:

  • White: 85.28%
  • Two or more races: 7.29%
  • Other race: 3.69%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
10.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,476.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.81% (-290)
The current population of Coos Bay, Oregon is 15,695 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,985.

Coos Bay, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,60185.28%
Two or more races1,1627.29%
Other race5893.69%
Native American2721.71%
Asian2021.27%
Black or African American1150.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.05%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coos Bay Population by Race

Coos Bay Population Pyramid 2024

Coos Bay Median Age

42.8

Total

43

Male

42.6

Female

Coos Bay Adults

There are 12,998 adults, (3,923 of whom are seniors) in Coos Bay.

Coos Bay Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Coos Bay Sex Ratio

Female8,29952.03%
Male7,65047.97%

Coos Bay Population by Age

Coos Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2572.1660.139.9
Non Family3,4321.2447.352.7
Married2,4412.9182.117.9
Female8712.8954.945.1
Male5133.5350.149.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coos Bay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3613.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,0148.84%
High School Graduate3,45930.15%
Some College3,06426.71%
Associates Degree1,26211%
Bachelors Degree1,46012.73%
Graduate Degree8537.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coos Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coos Bay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,9538,9682,129
Hispanic66742645
2+ Races54252494
Other Race3591680
Native American16815221
Asian1314225
Black1047524
Islander880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.08%.

Coos Bay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,695$46,365$29,300
Less Than 9th Grade$29,783$32,500$28,138
High School Graduate$36,127$48,705$29,911
Some College$34,115$46,011$27,528
Bachelors Degree$43,750$57,708$40,489
Graduate Degree$66,992$75,658$54,271

$35,695

Average Earnings

$46,365

Average Male

$29,300

Average Female

Coos Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coos Bay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coos Bay Language

92.85% of Coos Bay residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.7% of the population.

Coos Bay Language

Coos Bay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9881,95115.02%
Multiple1,16218415.83%
Native27212947.43%
Hispanic1,412906.37%
Black11576.09%
Asian19731.52%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coos Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coos Bay is Native, with 47.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coos Bay is Asian, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.57%.

Coos Bay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College13.76%
Less Than 9th Grade13.74%
High School11.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Coos Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.51%
Female Employed11.99%
Female Unemployed8.79%
Male Employed3.44%

Coos Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coos Bay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,331$69,873
Families$79,327$88,721
Married Families$85,636$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,936$44,180

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coos Bay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Coos Bay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Coos Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Coos Bay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coos Bay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,309

Number of Veterans

1,231

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam532
Second Gulf War304
First Gulf War160
Korea115
World War II2

Coos Bay Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74369
75+365
35 to 54306
55 to 64157
18 to 34112

Coos Bay Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,20010.6%
2+ Races7811.78%
Hispanic444.38%
Native American156.7%
Other Race92.18%
Black76.73%

Coos Bay Veterans by Race

Coos Bay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coos Bay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Coos Bay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coos Bay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coos Bay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.9%

Born in Coos Bay

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Coos Bay residents were born in the United States, with 47.9% having been born in Oregon. 2.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coos Bay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,332-73-0.47%
202815,405-72-0.47%
202715,477-73-0.47%
202615,550-72-0.46%
202515,622-73-0.47%
202415,695-72-0.46%
202315,767-73-0.46%
202215,840-116-0.73%
202115,956-29-0.18%
202015,985-422-2.57%
201916,407340.21%
201816,3731030.63%
201716,270610.38%
201616,2091801.12%
201516,029330.21%
201415,996-30-0.19%
201316,026-17-0.11%
201216,043860.54%
201115,957-33-0.21%
201015,9906164.01%
200015,3742981.98%
199015,0766524.52%
198014,4249587.11%
197013,4666,38290.09%
19607,08486113.84%
19506,22392317.42%
19405,300130.25%
19305,2871,25331.06%
19204,0341,05435.37%
19102,9801,589114.23%
19001,391-70-4.79%
18901,461819127.57%
188064200%
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Coos Bay Population by Year