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Myrtle Point is a city in Coos County, in the Coos Bay metro area.
The community was named for the myrtlewood groves growing here.
The latitude of Myrtle Point is 43.065N. The longitude is -124.137W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 112 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,453.
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18% of Myrtle Point residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Myrtle Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Myrtle Point was $13,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Myrtle Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Myrtle Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Libraries in Myrtle Point include Dora Public Library, Flora M Laird Memorial Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KOOZ.
Coos County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Myrtle Point political report.
The average commute time for Myrtle Point workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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