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Lakeside, Oregon
Looking north on South Eighth Street
Looking north on South Eighth Street
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Coos
Incorporated 1974
 • Total 2.29 sq mi (5.93 km2)
 • Land 2.00 sq mi (5.18 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
23 ft (7 m)
 • Total 1,699
 • Estimate 
 • Density 849.5/sq mi (328.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 541
FIPS code 41-40650
GNIS feature ID 1144789

Lakeside is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,699 at the 2010 census.


Lakeside is in Coos County, Oregon, along U.S. Route 101, about 1 mile (2 km) inland from the Pacific Ocean. The city is 15 miles (24 km) north of Coos Bay and 197 miles (317 km) southwest of Portland.

Lakeside borders Tenmile Lake and Tenmile Creek, which flows from the lake to the ocean. The city is 23 feet (7.0 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.29 square miles (5.93 km2), of which 2.00 square miles (5.18 km2) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) is water.


2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,699 people, 806 households, and 489 families residing in the city. The population density was 849.5 inhabitants per square mile (328.0/km2). There were 967 housing units at an average density of 483.5 per square mile (186.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 0.3% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 806 households, of which 14.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.49.

The median age in the city was 57.9 years. 11.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 35.5% were from 45 to 64; and 34.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.


  • Lakeside State Airport

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