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Income/capita 21%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 18%
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IndexCoos BayOregonNational
Income per capita$23,560$28,822$29,829
Median household income$39,750$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,740$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,086$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$28,973$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$20,795$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.0%15.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Coos Bay is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Coos Bay is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Coos Bay is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Coos Bay is 46% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,497$39,750$79,500
      City
      $35,509$53,270$106,540
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Coos Bay median earnings by income bracket

      Coos Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector11.3%5.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%10.3%
      Public administration8.7%8.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%2.9%
      Education, health & social services18.6%40.0%
      Other29.5%30.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Bend, OR9,635$46,97415.1%
      Barview, OR1,945$40,00027.7%
      Lakeside, OR1,638$38,53730.3%
      Glasgow, OR688$36,79333.5%
      Coquille, OR3,859$32,00042.2%
      Coos Bay, OR16,129$39,75028.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dyer, IN16,133$78,04341.1%
      Waterville, ME16,134$32,40341.4%
      Calhoun, GA16,139$35,16036.4%
      Mount Pleasant, TX16,115$41,86324.3%
      Portland, TX16,144$59,1997.0%
      Coos Bay, OR16,129$39,75028.1%
      Source: The Coos Bay, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).