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Winchester Bay, Oregon
Census-designated place (CDP)
Winchester Bay Market
Winchester Bay Market
Motto: "Crab Capital of the World"
Location of Winchester Bay, Oregon
Location of Winchester Bay, Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 23 ft (7 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 382
 • Density 122.1/sq mi (47.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97467
Area code(s) 458 and 541
FIPS code 41-83050
GNIS feature ID 1152475

Winchester Bay is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Winchester Bay as a census-designated place (CDP). The census definition of the area may not precisely correspond to local understanding of the area with the same name. The population of the CDP was 382 at the 2010 census. The community of Umpqua City was established in 1850.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), of which 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) is land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), or 26.24%, is water.

Demographics

2000 Census data

As of the census of 2000, there were 488 people, 238 households, and 139 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 183.6 people per square mile (70.8/km²). There were 362 housing units at an average density of 136.2 per square mile (52.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.11% White, 1.43% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population. There were 238 households out of which 16.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.57.

In the CDP, the population was 16.8% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 116.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.7 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,139, and the median income for a family was $37,292. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,307. About 17.9% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.1% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.


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