About This Place
Myrtle Point is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States. The population was 2,451 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,451 people, 988 households, and 674 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,529.5 people per square mile (591.5/km²). There were 1,110 housing units at an average density of 692.7 per square mile (267.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.90% White, 0.29% African American, 2.77% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, and 3.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.55% of the population. There were 988 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.89.