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Overview

Introduction to North Bend, Oregon

North Bend, Oregon, in Coos county, is 72 miles SW of Eugene, Oregon and 165 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.

North Bend History

North Bend was originally known as "Yarrow." It is not clear where the name originated from, but many believe it came from the flowering plant, while others believe it was named after a river in Scotland. North Bend was incorporated as a city in 1903.

North Bend and nearby Attractions

  • Coos Art Museum
  • Geisel Monument State Heritage Site
  • Bullards Beach State Park

Things To Do In North Bend

North Bend and surrounding area has many parks, including Simpson Park, Boynton Park, Ferry Road Park and Shore Acres State Park. Visitors can go to the Coos County Historical Society Museum and the Coos Art Museum. The Geisel Monument State Heritage Site can also be visited from North Bend.

North Bend Transportation

Air transportation is available from Lakeside State Airport.

North Bend Higher Education

Higher education is available from Rogue Community College, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon, all located nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,566
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+4,038
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,401
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,348

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,304
% Above Poverty Level86.6%
% Below Poverty Level13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$765
Median House Value$171,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.9%
English14.8%
Irish14.4%
Polish5.2%
Scottish5%
Norwegian3.8%
French Except Basque3%
Swedish2.6%
Italian2.3%
Dutch2%
Danishn1.5%
Finnish1%
Welsh0.9%
Canadian0.6%
Russian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
African0.3%
Zimbabwean0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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North Bend Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coos County
Standard Zip Codes97459
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude43.48
Approximate Longitude-124.16

North Bend Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNORTH BEND AP
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp39 to 53 F
Apr Temp43 to 57 F
Jul Temp53 to 67 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip64.4 inches
StationCOQUILLE CITY
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 53 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 71 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip55.5 inches
StationBANDON 2 NNE
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp51 to 67 F
Oct Temp44 to 64 F
Annual Precip59.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bandon3,062$46,992
Coos Bay16,070$53,321
Coquille3,846$32,045
Lakeside1,874$50,903
Myrtle Point2,488$49,934
Reedsport4,068$43,563

North Bend Public Libraries

North Bend Public Library
1800 SHERMAN
North Bend, Oregon
(541) 756-0400

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North Bend Public Schools

Hillcrest Elementary School
1100 Main St
ZIP: 97459
(541) 756-8348
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
Lighthouse Charter School
1500 16th St, Suite 1
ZIP: 97459
(541) 751-1649
Primary
Total Enrollment 220
North Bay Elementary School
93670 Viking Ln Ste 1
ZIP: 97459
(541) 756-8351
Primary
Total Enrollment 446
North Bend Middle School
1500 16th St
ZIP: 97459
(541) 756-8341
Middle
Total Enrollment 296
North Bend Senior High School
2323 Pacific Ave
ZIP: 97459
(541) 756-8328
High
Total Enrollment 544
Oregon Coast Technology School
2323 Pacific Ave
ZIP: 97459
(541) 756-8341
Other
Total Enrollment 486
Oregon Virtual Academy
400 Virginia Ave Ste 210
ZIP: 97459
(541) 751-8060
Other
Total Enrollment 1750

North Bend Private Schools

Kingsview Christian School
1850 Clark St
ZIP: 97459
Elementary
Total Enrollment 100
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