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Coos County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2014: 62,475 (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: 39 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coos County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.4%), Educational, health and social services (16.9%), Construction (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Coos County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 30,805  (49.3%)
Females: 31,670  (50.7%)
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Coos County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Coos County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,072 ($31,542 in 1999)

This county:

$37072
Oregon:

$50251

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $602 (lower quartile is $457, upper quartile is $752)
This county:

$602
State:

$769


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,827 (it was $94,900 in 2000)
Coos:

$170,827
Oregon:

$229,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,676 - $265,169
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,132
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

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:

  • 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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,564 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,473 (0.9%)

Coos County household income distribution in 2009 Coos County home values distribution Coos County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.1% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 58.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
Coos County:

18.6%
Oregon:

16.7%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.9% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 61.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 48 years old
(Males: 47 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 26 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:

7.2%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,558
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,668 (47% naturalized citizens)

Coos County:

2.7%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 303
  • 1990 to 1994: 135
  • 1985 to 1989: 162
  • 1980 to 1984: 101
  • 1975 to 1979: 141
  • 1970 to 1974: 109
  • 1970 to 1974: 92
  • 1965 to 1969: 625

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: 19,492
  • One, attached: 541
  • Two: 986
  • 3 or 4: 788
  • 5 to 9: 922
  • 10 to 19: 522
  • 20 or more: 917
  • Mobile homes: 4,706
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 373

Housing units in Coos County with a mortgage: 7,656 (816 second mortgage, 647 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,849

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coos County

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:

  • OregonTsunami Wave Surge, Incident Period: March 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1964): March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1964, Natural disaster type: Tsunami Wave
  • OregonSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • OregonHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3228): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OregonSevere Winter Windstorm with High Winds, Incident Period: February 7, 2002 to February 8, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1405): March 12, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1405, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • OregonSevere Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 6, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1160): January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • OregonSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 4, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1099): February 9, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OregonSEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-413): January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-413, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • OregonSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 21, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-319): January 21, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OregonHeavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-184): December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Coos County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coos County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Coos County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,292 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 3,101 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 93 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 42 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 89 (0%)
  • Walked: 778 (3%)
  • Other means: 275 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,289 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $42,181.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Coos County:

0.06%
Oregon average:

0.04%

2.49% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($12,623 average AGI)
3.39% relocated from other states ($20,647 average AGI)
Coos County:

3.39%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lane County, OR  0.55% ($30,339 average AGI)
from Douglas County, OR  0.47% ($30,447)
from Curry County, OR  0.21% ($33,689)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.16% ($25,600)
from Jackson County, OR  0.15% ($25,939)
from Marion County, OR  0.13% ($28,552)
from King County, WA  0.11% ($36,120)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Oregon average:

6.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.06% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($15,155 average AGI)
2.86% relocated to other states ($16,612 average AGI)
Coos County:

2.86%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lane County, OR  0.68% ($29,095 average AGI)
to Douglas County, OR  0.51% ($26,162)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.23% ($25,255)
to Jackson County, OR  0.20% ($28,205)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.19% ($33,537)
to Washington County, OR  0.17% ($29,081)
to Curry County, OR  0.15% ($32,303)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1129)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1116)
  • 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: 14421.31
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 251.020
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46152.28

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1002.920
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1384.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.82

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.65
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91.17

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.45

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: 62,035
  • In family households: 48,889 (11,869 male householders, 4,988 female householders)
    12,810 spouses, 13,888 children (12,324 natural, 536 adopted, 1,028 stepchildren), 1,375 grandchildren, 426 brothers or sisters, 458 parents, 605 other relatives, 2,075 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,146 (4,888 male householders (3,626 living alone)), 5,388 female householders (4,452 living alone)), 2,870 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,008 (584 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,066 2-persons, 3,502 3-persons, 2,467 4-persons, 1,101 5-persons, 417 6-persons, 304 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,078 1-person, 1,790 2-persons, 240 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

8,695 married couples with children.
3,522 single-parent households (917 men, 2,605 women).

95.5% of residents of Coos County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $464,885,000 ($7294 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:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 439
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,849
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,874
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,983
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,580
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,939
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,475
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,348
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,016
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coos County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 135
  • 2 rooms: 462
  • 3 rooms: 759
  • 4 rooms: 2,431
  • 5 rooms: 4,532
  • 6 rooms: 4,395
  • 7 rooms: 2,504
  • 8 rooms: 1,460
  • 9+ rooms: 1,192
  • 1 room: 347
  • 2 rooms: 751
  • 3 rooms: 1,447
  • 4 rooms: 2,478
  • 5 rooms: 1,838
  • 6 rooms: 746
  • 7 rooms: 389
  • 8 rooms: 203
  • 9+ rooms: 144
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coos County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 159
  • 1 bedroom: 1,120
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,083
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,766
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,306
  • 5+ bedrooms: 436
  • no bedroom: 436
  • 1 bedroom: 2,040
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,433
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,003
  • 4 bedrooms: 381
  • 5+ bedrooms: 50
Cars and other vehicles available in Coos County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 754
  • 1 vehicle: 4,874
  • 2 vehicles: 7,919
  • 3 vehicles: 3,213
  • 4 vehicles: 742
  • 5+ vehicles: 368
  • no vehicle: 1,212
  • 1 vehicle: 4,075
  • 2 vehicles: 2,298
  • 3 vehicles: 584
  • 4 vehicles: 137
  • 5+ vehicles: 37

54% of Coos County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Oregon.

Coos County:

54.0%
State average:

48.0%

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

  • This state: 28998
  • Northeast: 2667
  • Midwest: 7497
  • South: 4513
  • West: 17060

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coos County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (55.5%)
  • Wood (22.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • Electricity (74.6%)
  • Wood (14.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 253
Here:

3.9%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

3.1%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 155
Here:

6.6%
Oregon:

16.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Coos County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,726,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,150,000
    Housing and Community Development: $300,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,171,000
    Regular Highways: $6,318,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,386,000
    Police Protection: $3,632,000
    General - Other: $3,221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,974,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,833,000
    Financial Administration: $1,645,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,338,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,296,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,256,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,196,000
    General Public Buildings: $881,000
    Gas Utilities: $822,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $555,000
    Transit Utilities: $441,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,275,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $2,598,000
    General - Other: $556,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $331,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $200,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Corrections - Other: $47,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,202,000

Coos County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,047,000
    Regular Highways: $765,000
    All Other: $580,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $233,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,619,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $590,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $565,000
    Sale of Property: $234,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $319,000
    Transit Utilities: $81,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,451,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,021,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,226,000
    All Other: $2,467,000
    Public Welfare: $687,000
    Transit Utilities: $319,000
    Education: $273,000
    Gas Utilities: $200,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,337,000
    Other License: $2,759,000
    NEC: $284,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $52,000

Coos County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,328,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,763,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000

Coos County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,230,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $410,000

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
Coos County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Coos County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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+)"