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Coos County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2017: 64,760 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 62,779 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,143
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,657
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,870
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,333 (it was 8,343 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

38%

Land area: 1600 sq. mi.

Water area: 205.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Coos County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.7%), Public administration (11.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Coos County, OR (2017)
    • 54,75187.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,1976.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,8554.5%Two or more races
    • 1,4042.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7411.2%Asian alone
    • 3680.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1100.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 760.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years
Males: 31,750  (49.0%)
Females: 33,010  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Coos County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,827 ($31,542 in 1999)
This county:

$43,827
Oregon:

$60,212

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $693 (lower quartile is $486, upper quartile is $887)
This county:

$693
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $213,000 (it was $94,900 in 2000)
Coos:

$213,000
Oregon:

$319,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,277 - $321,624

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $273,119
Here:

$273,119
State:

$390,551

Townhouses or other attached units: $383,344
Here:

$383,344
State:

$331,364

In 2-unit structures: $186,718
Here:

$186,718
State:

$288,314

Mobile homes: $118,417
Here:

$118,417
State:

$137,934

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,291
Here:

$8,291
State:

$23,620

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,280
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 584

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 177
  • Thefts: 353
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2005: 76 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $257,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Coos, OR residents
Average permit cost in Coos, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,884 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,672 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Coos, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coos, OR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Coos, OR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
Coos County:

15.9%
Oregon:

13.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.3% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for American Indian residents, 43.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.4 years old
(Males: 47.8 years old, Females: 49.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 22.1 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 27.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coos County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $792 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coos Bay, North Bend, Eastside, North Bayside, Coquille, Bandon, Myrtle Point, Barview, Bunker Hill, Lakeside.

Coos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Malheur County , Iowa County, Wisconsin , Madison County, New York , Oneida County, New York , Onondaga County, New York , Marquette County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oregon:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Coos, OR
County total employment by year in Coos, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Coos, OR

Current college students: 2,558
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,395 (42.5% naturalized citizens)

Coos County:

3.7%
Whole state:

9.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3952010 or later
  • 3592000 to 2009
  • 5771990 to 1999
  • 2631980 to 1989
  • 2501970 to 1979
  • 717Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.1%

Coos County marital status for males Coos County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,778
  • One, attached: 860
  • Two: 826
  • 3 or 4: 710
  • 5 to 9: 1,020
  • 10 to 19: 313
  • 20 to 49: 581
  • 50 or more: 424
  • Mobile homes: 4,587
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 178

Housing units in Coos County with a mortgage: 9,883 (266 second mortgage, 787 home equity loan, 72 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,048

Here:

52.9% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coos County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,35163
Other2,93115
Catholic2,6585
Mainline Protestant2,38018
None47,723-
Coos County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Coos County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Coos County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

11.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coos County:

10.5%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

29.7%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Coos County:

Average size of farms: 193 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,357
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $612.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,115
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,710
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.89
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.42%
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 54 acres

Earthquake activity:

Coos County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 402% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from Coos County center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Coos County center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 199.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 17, 2012 to January 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4055: March 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4055, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Tsunami Wave Surge, Incident Period: March 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1964: March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 1964, Natural disaster type: Tsunami Wave
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1733: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1733, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Windstorm with High Winds, Incident Period: February 07, 2002 to February 08, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1405: March 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1405, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1160: January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: 1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: November 17, 1996 to December 11, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1149: December 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1149, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Coos County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Coos

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,560 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 2,458 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 151 (0.6%)
  • Railroad: 51 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 395 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 926 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,775 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (32%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coos County


  • American (12%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Coos County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 325 people in other group homes
  • 273 people in state prisons
  • 261 people in nursing homes
  • 188 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 186 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in military ships
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Coos County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 250 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 220 people in state prisons
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 103 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 84 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in college/university student housing
  • 13 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,394.

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.91% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($14,073 average AGI)
4.46% relocated from other states ($28,382 average AGI)
Coos County:

4.46%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, OR  0.52% ($34,092 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.46% ($34,410)
from Curry County, OR  0.25% ($22,696)
from Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($40,160)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.19% ($38,512)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($29,529)
from Washington County, OR  0.14% ($55,094)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.24% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($20,563 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($22,828 average AGI)
Coos County:

2.68%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lane County, OR  0.65% ($32,342 average AGI)
to Douglas County, OR  0.55% ($36,797)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.24% ($40,218)
to Jackson County, OR  0.20% ($37,348)
to Marion County, OR  0.17% ($55,816)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.16% ($30,622)
to Linn County, OR  0.14% ($33,839)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Coos County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Coos County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Coos County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coos County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Coos County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coos County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coos County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coos County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Coos County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,074 (12,480 aged, 2,594 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,942 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Coos County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,129)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,116)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (691)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (637)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (484)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (484)
  • Unspecified dementia (433)
  • Congestive heart failure (269)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (207)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (204)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.71
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,421
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 251
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,152

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,003
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,385
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 243.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 131.8
  • Poisoning - 54.5
  • Other - 56.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,760
  • In family households: 51,178 (9,147 male householders, 7,651 female householders)
    13,089 spouses, 14,232 children (12,332 natural, 424 adopted, 1,384 stepchildren), 1,938 grandchildren, 924 brothers or sisters, 1,053 parents, 1,141 other relatives, 2,112 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,503 (4,678 male householders (3,868 living alone)), 5,526 female householders (4,803 living alone)), 2,273 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,081

Size of family households: 9,398 2-persons, 3,195 3-persons, 2,385 4-persons, 920 5-persons, 362 6-persons, 532 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,671 1-person, 1,317 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 93 6-persons.

6,639 married couples with children.
3,098 single-parent households (1,211 men, 1,887 women).

95.2% of residents of Coos speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $464,885,000 ($7,294 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,597,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $231,822,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $87,531,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,381,000
Federal grants: $87,368,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,574,000 ($3,575,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $37,209,000 ($4,109,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,894,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,406,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,878,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,223
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,653
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +269
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,207
Here:

+50 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Coos County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.56 millions of gallons per day (33% from ground, 67% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Coos County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Coos County, Oregon
  • 3052014 or later
  • 7842010 to 2013
  • 3,2852000 to 2009
  • 3,3331990 to 1999
  • 3,1321980 to 1989
  • 6,5221970 to 1979
  • 3,4781960 to 1969
  • 4,1551950 to 1959
  • 2,0391940 to 1949
  • 4,0571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coos County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coos County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coos County, Oregon
  • 601 room
  • 1862 rooms
  • 1,1263 rooms
  • 3,0124 rooms
  • 4,2555 rooms
  • 3,5246 rooms
  • 2,4237 rooms
  • 1,5248 rooms
  • 1,8869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coos County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coos County, Oregon
  • 3751 room
  • 6622 rooms
  • 1,7833 rooms
  • 2,3024 rooms
  • 2,0755 rooms
  • 1,0886 rooms
  • 3177 rooms
  • 2308 rooms
  • 2419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coos County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coos County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coos County, Oregon
  • 57no bedroom
  • 9751 bedroom
  • 4,5922 bedrooms
  • 9,1593 bedrooms
  • 2,5904 bedrooms
  • 4745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coos County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coos County, Oregon
  • 471no bedroom
  • 1,7901 bedroom
  • 4,0872 bedrooms
  • 2,2013 bedrooms
  • 3944 bedrooms
  • 1475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 604no vehicle
  • 4,4181 vehicle
  • 7,4732 vehicles
  • 3,7213 vehicles
  • 1,0364 vehicles
  • 6475+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,605no vehicle
  • 3,8761 vehicle
  • 2,8312 vehicles
  • 6443 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

85.4% of Coos County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Oregon.

Coos County:

85.4%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,942
  • Other state: 30,747
  • Northeast: 2,016
  • Midwest: 5,981
  • South: 3,712
  • West: 19,035
Year householders moved into unit in Coos County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coos County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 22.9%Wood
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Wood
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

4.1%
Oregon:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

2.6%
Oregon:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 317
Here:

19.2%
Oregon:

16.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Coos County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000
  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,789,000
    Other: $1,275,000
    Regular Highways: $1,085,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $732,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,231,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,294,000
    Regular Highways: $5,158,000
    Police Protection: $4,467,000
    General - Other: $3,267,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,192,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,079,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,860,000
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,212,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,066,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Transit Utilities: $667,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $784,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $3,366,000
    Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,115,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,256,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,859,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $836,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $596,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000
    Transit Utilities: $84,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,317,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $502,000
    Transit Utilities: $82,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,602,000
    Highways: $5,592,000
    Other: $4,017,000
    Transit Utilities: $818,000
    Public Welfare: $140,000
    Education: $75,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,950,000
    Other License: $4,728,000
    Other: $367,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,540,000

Coos County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000
  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,789,000
    Other: $1,275,000
    Regular Highways: $1,085,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $732,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,231,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,294,000
    Regular Highways: $5,158,000
    Police Protection: $4,467,000
    General - Other: $3,267,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,192,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,079,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,860,000
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,212,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,066,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Transit Utilities: $667,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $784,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $3,366,000
    Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,115,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,256,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,859,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $836,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $596,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000
    Transit Utilities: $84,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,317,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $502,000
    Transit Utilities: $82,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,602,000
    Highways: $5,592,000
    Other: $4,017,000
    Transit Utilities: $818,000
    Public Welfare: $140,000
    Education: $75,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,950,000
    Other License: $4,728,000
    Other: $367,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,540,000

Coos County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000
  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,789,000
    Other: $1,275,000
    Regular Highways: $1,085,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $732,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,231,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,294,000
    Regular Highways: $5,158,000
    Police Protection: $4,467,000
    General - Other: $3,267,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,192,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,079,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,860,000
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,212,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,066,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Transit Utilities: $667,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $784,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $3,366,000
    Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,115,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,256,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,859,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $836,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $596,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000
    Transit Utilities: $84,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,317,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $502,000
    Transit Utilities: $82,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,602,000
    Highways: $5,592,000
    Other: $4,017,000
    Transit Utilities: $818,000
    Public Welfare: $140,000
    Education: $75,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,950,000
    Other License: $4,728,000
    Other: $367,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,540,000

Coos County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000
  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,789,000
    Other: $1,275,000
    Regular Highways: $1,085,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $732,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,231,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,294,000
    Regular Highways: $5,158,000
    Police Protection: $4,467,000
    General - Other: $3,267,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,192,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,079,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,860,000
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,212,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,066,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Transit Utilities: $667,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $784,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $3,366,000
    Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,115,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,256,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,859,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $836,000
    Interest Earnings: $713,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $596,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $74,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000
    Transit Utilities: $84,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,317,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $502,000
    Transit Utilities: $82,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,602,000
    Highways: $5,592,000
    Other: $4,017,000
    Transit Utilities: $818,000
    Public Welfare: $140,000
    Education: $75,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,950,000
    Other License: $4,728,000
    Other: $367,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,540,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,833
  • Number of aged recipients: 144
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,689
  • Number of recipients under 18: 179
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,358
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 296
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 704
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 813
Most common first names in Coos County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John52075.0 years
William51774.5 years
Robert43770.4 years
James42672.1 years
Mary37379.5 years
Charles31774.9 years
George31177.0 years
Donald21069.0 years
Dorothy20577.6 years
Richard20068.4 years
Most common last names in Coos County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30375.3 years
Johnson24475.2 years
Miller16976.7 years
Brown12375.6 years
Wilson11575.4 years
Anderson11176.9 years
Jones9673.5 years
Taylor9675.4 years
Davis8276.7 years
Moore8174.6 years
Businesses in Coos County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Macy's1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets13
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Best Western2Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King2Nike2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen4Safeway1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears1
FedEx10Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway4
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Honda1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value4
KFC1U-Haul6
Kmart1U.S. Cellular3
Kroger2UPS7
La-Z-Boy1Vons4
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Coos County on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"