Coos County


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Coos County, Oregon

250 N Baxter St
Coquille, OR 97423
Phone: (541) 396-3121
Fax: (541) 396-4861
www.co.coos.or.us

On the southwestern coast of OR, southwest of Eugene; organized Dec 22, 1853 (prior to statehood) from Umpqua and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the Coos Bay Indian tribe, the name being interpreted as either 'take' or 'place of pines.'

Area (sq mi):: 1806.38 (land 1600.48; water 205.90) Population per square mile: 40.40
Population 2005: 64,711 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 62,779 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.90%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,547; median household $31,542; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,959-$24,380
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Coos Bay (15,565)

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    Coos County, New Hampshire

    55 School St Suite 301
    Lancaster, NH 03584
    Phone: (603) 788-4900

    In northern NH; organized Dec 24, 1803 from Grafton County. Name Origin: From the Pennacook Indian word cohos 'pine tree' or 'place where pines grow.'

    Area (sq mi):: 1831.44 (land 1800.39; water 31.06) Population per square mile: 18.70
    Population 2005: 33,655 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 -4.90% Population 2000: 33,111 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 41.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,218; median household $33,593; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,244-$27,077
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Berlin (10,484)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Combs has been a civil lawyer in Coos County since 2004, focusing on business law, estates, real property, and litigation.
    A Coos County man has been charged with murder in the death of a man who was injured outside a store in Lakeside, according to the district attorney's office.
    The tax break available to developers in Coos County will be spread throughout the state, if House Bill 316 is signed into law by Gov.
    Unable to discern if she said that in a fit of rage or is a mentally unstable person, Coos County sheriff's Sgt.
    Author Eleanor Jaffee reports that approximately half of the Coos County Class of 2009's follow-up survey participants (49 percent) are living in Coos County the majority of the time.
    Now, most of the Coos County community is embracing the construction of a new $154.
    Coos County is the front-runner in a few categories YOU wouldn't want to write home about, including an unemployment rate hovering at about 9%.
    Where not so long ago the New England urbanite bought a vacation home on a lake in central New Hampshire or southern Maine, he now forsakes the crowded, expensive resort areas for the pristine woods of the North Country - from Vermont's Northeast Kingdom through Coos County of New Hampshire to northern Maine.
    That's why Coos County Family Health Services and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire (Anthem) is teaming up to help North County residents fight the flu.
    A Coos County sheriff's deputy was arrested, jailed, indicted and fired this week in connection with a domestic disturbance Sunday, according to a news release Wednesday from Coos County District Attorney R.
    The aim of venture is to engineer and build the LNG export terminal in Coos County.
    Gottlob said the project will "dramatically alter the employment outlook for Coos County over the next decade, reversing a more than 10-year trend of declining wage and salary employment in the county.