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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Coos Bay, Oregon, is 8.90%, with job growth of -1.35%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.40%.

Coos Bay, Oregon Taxes
Coos Bay, Oregon,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Coos Bay, Oregon Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $21,229, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $38,820.

  ECONOMYCoos Bay, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  8.90%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.35%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  28.40%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  9.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $21,229$28,051
  Household Income  $38,820$53,046
  Family Median Income  $49,063$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  18.17%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  8.49%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  14.01%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.35%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.70%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.68%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  13.52%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.41%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  5.35%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.42%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  0.92%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.29%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.58%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.36%1.66%
  Legal  1.23%1.17%
  Education, library  5.75%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.74%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.90%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.63%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.18%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  7.50%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.44%3.97%
  Personal care  6.32%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.83%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.79%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.01%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  15.47%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
No Jobs Even Before The Recession
I have lived many places and never had a more difficult time finding a job than I did in Coos Bay. What jobs are willing to pay compared with the cost of living is... (read more)
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)
Scenic...And That's About It
I lived in Coos Bay for over 10 years. It is a nice place to visit (especially during the mild Summers) and probably a pretty good place to retire if you can afford it,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Scenic...And That's About It
I lived in Coos Bay for over 10 years. It is a nice place to visit (especially during the mild Summers) and probably a pretty good place to retire if you can afford it,... (read more)
re: horrible - 2/8/2008
I totally agree about everything except that most of the people are conservative. Like any city in Oregon, I find that most people are pretty moderate if not... (read more)
re: Just Right - 12/29/2006
My wife and I are looking to relocate to west coast and thought this place might be a little better than Newport. What are your thoughts about that and your remarks... (read more)
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