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Coos Bay is a city in Coos County.
The community was named for the bay, which was named for the Indian tribe.
The latitude of Coos Bay is 43.368N. The longitude is -124.215W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,345.
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19% of Coos Bay residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coos Bay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coos Bay was $18,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Coos Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Coos Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $804.
Libraries in Coos Bay include Coos Bay Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Coos Bay include Coos Bay World
TV stations in Coos Bay include KCBY, KMTZ.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KSBA.
Coos County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coos Bay political report.
The average commute time for Coos Bay workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coos Bay between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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