Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County Oregon. With a 2020 population of 15,989, it is the 46th largest city in Oregon and the 2816th largest city in the United States. Coos Bay is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually but its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,326 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Coos Bay has a population density of 1,504 people per square mile.
The average household income in Coos Bay is $69,981 with a poverty rate of 15.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $846 per month, and the median house value is $200,900. The median age in Coos Bay is 41.3 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coos Baywas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.16%.
92.96% of Coos Bay residents speak only English, while 7.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Coos Bay is Multiple, with 29.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Coos Bay is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Coos Bay
95.95% of Coos Bay residents were born in the United States, with 49.74% having been born in Oregon. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.