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Tacoma, Washington
Coos Bay, Oregon
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tacoma is 174% more densely populated than Coos Bay.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Coos Bay.
The Median Age is 6.1 years younger in Tacoma.

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Counties in OR / WA
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PEOPLE
 Tacoma, WACoos Bay, ORUnited States
 Population207,94816,182321,418,820
 Population - 2010198,81915,944308,745,538
 Population - 2000193,55615,374285,036,114
 Population - 1990176,66415,076251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.71%7.34%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now7.44%5.26%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,1811,52791
 Land Area50113,531,905
 Water Area135264,837
 Median Age35.741.837.4
 Female Population50.91%52.82%50.81%
 Male Population49.09%47.19%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Tacoma, WACoos Bay, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.81%6.48%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.04%5.66%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.91%5.78%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.49%2.74%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.22%4.39%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.55%4.99%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.85%12.48%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.38%11.08%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.54%12.49%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.63%5.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.31%7.50%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.67%11.20%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.52%7.11%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.11%2.73%1.85%
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 RACE
 Tacoma, WACoos Bay, ORUnited States
 White60.54%79.90%62.77%
 Black10.14%1.17%12.24%
 Asian8.59%2.13%4.95%
 Native American1.16%3.53%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander1.31%0.11%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races7.01%3.56%2.13%
 Hispanic11.02%9.59%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic88.98%90.41%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Tacoma, WACoos Bay, ORUnited States
 Households78,7616,608116,211,000
 Family Households45,0343,53976,958,100
 Non Family Households33,7273,06939,253,000
 Household Size2.492.392.63
 Married Population44.43%46.05%50.58%
 Single Population55.57%53.95%49.42%
 Now Married42.02%43.78%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.41%2.27%2.17%
 Never Married35.11%25.78%32.55%
 Widowed5.28%10.02%5.95%
 Divorced15.18%18.15%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.00%25.97%31.68%
 Married, no children39.74%47.25%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.90%16.22%16.94%
 Single, no children10.36%10.57%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Tacoma

re: re: - 11/28/2009: stay in calfornia. we dont need any more cali people messing up this part of the country. washington sucks and has no friendly people living here and is second to... (read more)

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Comments about Coos Bay

On the Coast: This is a beautiful coastal piece of heaven. It is often raining and grey throughout the winter months. Best time to visit for the best weather is in August and... (read more)

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