Lincoln City, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 8,905 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.7%
 
Males: 4,228  (47.5%)
Females: 4,677  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97364, 97368.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,662 (it was $24,959 in 2000)
Lincoln City:

$40,662
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,939 (it was $15,597 in 2000)

Lincoln City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $275,831 (it was $127,300 in 2000)
Lincoln City:

$275,831
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $286,502; detached houses: $333,938; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,395; mobile homes: $75,811

Median gross rent in 2017: $931.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln City: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.4%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Black residents, 32.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for American Indian residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Lincoln City, OR (2017)
    • 6,77377.1%White alone
    • 1,15513.1%Hispanic
    • 3053.5%Asian alone
    • 2773.2%American Indian alone
    • 2362.7%Two or more races
    • 450.5%Black alone

Races in Lincoln City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lincoln City, Oregon as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lincoln City is 4,344 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lincoln City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(39.4)
2
(25.1)
7
(87.5)
5
(62.4)
6
(73.9)
5
(61.4)
10
(124.8)
3
(37.6)
1
(12.5)
2
(24.8)
12
(148.8)
5
(58.2)
7
(79.6)
9
(100.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(52.5)
8
(100.3)
6
(75.0)
7
(87.3)
6
(73.9)
3
(36.8)
4
(49.9)
3
(37.6)
10
(125.4)
2
(24.8)
6
(74.4)
3
(34.9)
4
(45.5)
7
(77.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(328.0)
31
(388.6)
32
(400.2)
27
(336.7)
22
(270.9)
41
(503.4)
38
(474.2)
42
(527.0)
23
(288.4)
33
(409.0)
27
(334.8)
42
(489.1)
37
(420.6)
41
(455.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(1,181)
82
(1,028)
80
(1,001)
64
(798.2)
81
(997.4)
63
(773.6)
81
(1,011)
89
(1,117)
107
(1,342)
78
(966.7)
114
(1,414)
84
(978.1)
105
(1,193)
133
(1,478)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
420
(5,510)
290
(3,635)
394
(4,927)
352
(4,390)
263
(3,239)
281
(3,450)
299
(3,731)
260
(3,263)
270
(3,385)
298
(3,693)
330
(4,092)
323
(3,761)
290
(3,296)
305
(3,390)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(341.1)
20
(250.7)
22
(275.1)
10
(124.7)
15
(184.7)
12
(147.3)
11
(137.3)
17
(213.3)
11
(137.9)
14
(173.5)
28
(347.2)
28
(326.0)
17
(193.2)
35
(389.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(52.5)
4
(50.1)
4
(50.0)
5
(62.4)
1
(12.3)
4
(49.1)
3
(37.4)
2
(25.1)
5
(62.7)
2
(24.8)
1
(12.4)
1
(11.6)
3
(34.1)
1
(11.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)443.1365.3511.8384.9349.6364.8465.6372.6345.7338.3523.6423.1392.2464.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lincoln City, OR

Crime rate in Lincoln City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (9.2%), American (9.1%), English (7.4%), Irish (7.4%), European (4.9%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,670 people per square mile   (low).

Lincoln City, Oregon map

777 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

8.8%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,072 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,911 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (48.1 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (74.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (809.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

De Lake, OR (2.1 miles ),
Rose Lodge, OR (2.5 miles ),
Lincoln Beach, OR (2.6 miles ),
Neskowin, OR (3.1 miles),
Depoe Bay, OR (3.4 miles ),
Pacific City, OR (4.1 miles ),
Cloverdale, OR (4.2 miles ),
Siletz, OR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.97 N, Longitude: 124.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,781 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,811 (77.4%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln City, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lincoln City, OR in 2017
Lincoln City satellite photo by USGS

Lincoln City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Lincoln City, OR
Historical housing units in Lincoln City, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,619 (+27.8%).
Most common industries in Lincoln City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.7%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.1%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (31.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.4%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Lincoln City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in Lincoln City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lincoln City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 173.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Lincoln City center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 267.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Lincoln City center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lincoln City:

  • NORTH LINCOLN HOSPITAL (3043 NE 28TH STREET, PO BOX 767)
  • SAMARITAN NORTH LINCOLN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 3043 NE 28TH STREET)
  • COAST HOME NURSING (1400 N.E. 11TH)
  • LINCOLN CITY REHAB CENTER (3011 NE 28TH STREET)
  • OREGON HEALTH CARE CENTER-EVERGREEN (3011 NE PARK DR)

Heliports located in Lincoln City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln City:

  • Western Oregon University (about 39 miles; Monmouth, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • Oregon State University (about 46 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Willamette University (about 49 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 51 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 52 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • George Fox University (about 56 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Pacific University (about 59 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)

Public high schools in Lincoln City:

Private high school in Lincoln City:

  • LINCOLN CITY SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 91, Location: 2126 NE SURF AVE, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lincoln City:

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Library in Lincoln City:

  • DRIFTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $800,631; Location: 801 SW HWY 101 #201; 70,007 books; 3,200 e-books; 8,332 audio materials; 4,646 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 145 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lincoln City: Lincoln City Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Chinook Winds Golf Resort (B), Blue Heron Dock (C), Blue Heron Boat Landing (D), Devils Lake State Park Boat Launch (E), Holmes Road Park (F), Regatta Grounds Park Boat Ramp (G), North Lincoln Fire and Rescue District 1 Station 1400 Lincoln City North (H), North Lincoln Fire and Rescue District 1 Station 1600 Taft (I), Lincoln City Public Works (J), North Lincoln Fire and Rescue District 1 Station 1500 Delake (K), Lincoln City Municipal Court (L), Driftwood Public Library (M), City of Lincoln City Hall (N), Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Heliport (O), Department of Motor Vehicles Lincoln City (P), Devils Lake Water Improvement District (Q), Theatre West (R), North Lincoln County Historical Museum (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln City include: First Baptist Church (A), Lincoln City Evangelical Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Josephine Young Memorial Park (1), Taft Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Devil River (A), D River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lincoln City include: D River State Park (1), Regatta Park (2), Kirtsis Park (3), Devils Lake State Park (4), Canyon Drive Park (5), Taft Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pacific Coin & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5260 Northeast Neotsu Drive) (1), Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau (801 Southwest Highway 101) (2), All American Putt N Bat (Arcades & Amusements; 1255 Northwest Highway 101) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: D Sands Motel (171 Southwest Highway 101) (1), Liberty Inn (4990 Northeast Logan Road) (2), Palace Inn & Suites (550 Se Highway 101) (3), Edgecliff Motel (3733 Southwest Highway 101) (4), An Exceptional Place To B&B Inn- LLC (1213 Southwest 52nd Court) (5), RODEWAY INN On the Bay (861 SW 51st St) (6), Lincoln Shores Motel (136 Northeast Highway 101) (7), Pacific Telescope & Binocular (3127 Southwest Anchor Avenue) (8), Kuntz Ed & Joyce (1213 Southwest 52nd Court) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Lincoln City City - Municipal Court (801 Southwest Highway 101) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln City and their reported violations in the past:

LINCOLN CITY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 20,830, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
OPRD HB VAN DUZER STATE PARK (Population served: 500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LOWER SILETZ WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 158, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.7%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.9%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Lincoln City in 2010:

  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lincoln City in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Lincoln City (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Lincoln City Branch at 4659 S.W. Highway 101, branch established on 1984/08/06. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • West Coast Bank: Lincoln City Branch at 4157 North Highway 101, Suite 135, branch established on 1988/07/15. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • Washington Federal: Lincoln City Branch at 1545 Northwest Highway 101, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lincoln City Branch at 1931 Northwest Highway 101, branch established on 1950/01/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lincoln City Branch at 2300 North Highway 101, branch established on 1964/05/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lincoln City Branch at 928 S.W. Fifth Street, branch established on 1982/01/25. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Oregon Coast Bank: Lincoln City Branch at 1298 Sw Harbor Ave, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.7 mil, Deposits: $147.6 mil, headquarters in Newport, OR, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Oregon Coast Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln City:

Marital status in Lincoln City, OR
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln City:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lincoln City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lincoln City, OR (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,30352
Catholic2,5244
Other1,68910
Mainline Protestant1,46412
None36,054-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lincoln County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Lincoln County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lincoln County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 111
This county:

24.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

17.1%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lincoln City:

45.2%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lincoln City:

11.4%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lincoln City:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lincoln City:

76.5%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lincoln City, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 23$91,565$47,77319$15,086
Police Protection - Officers 20$130,395$78,2370$0
Other Government Administration 15$89,176$71,3411$320
Police - Other 11$51,852$56,5660$0
Sewerage 10$53,209$63,8510$0
Financial Administration 9$47,258$63,0111$2,960
Water Supply 9$50,905$67,8731$2,314
Streets and Highways 8$39,081$58,6222$3,120
Local Libraries 7$30,589$52,4385$5,138
Judicial and Legal 3$25,814$103,2562$3,589
Other and Unallocable 3$12,805$51,2202$5,582
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 118$622,649$63,32033$38,109

Lincoln City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $6,405,000 ($719.26)
    Regular Highways: $491,000 ($55.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000 ($30.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,821,000 ($541.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,438,000 ($386.08)
    Sewerage: $2,420,000 ($271.76)
    Water Utilities: $2,016,000 ($226.39)
    General - Other: $1,253,000 ($140.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,160,000 ($130.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,086,000 ($121.95)
    Libraries: $927,000 ($104.10)
    Financial Administration: $811,000 ($91.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $492,000 ($55.25)
    General Public Buildings: $428,000 ($48.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $265,000 ($29.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000 ($28.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $975,000 ($109.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $183,000 ($20.55)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($14.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($9.88)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($8.31)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($8.20)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($5.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($3.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,475,000 ($839.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($19.76)

Lincoln City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,606,000 ($404.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($5.95)
    Other: $51,000 ($5.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($3.03)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($2.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $217,000 ($24.37)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($1.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,658,000 ($186.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,062,000 ($119.26)
    Rents: $291,000 ($32.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $284,000 ($31.89)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($3.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,965,000 ($445.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $552,000 ($61.99)
    General Local Government Support: $232,000 ($26.05)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($10.56)
    Other: $90,000 ($10.11)
  • Tax - Property: $9,819,000 ($1102.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,967,000 ($557.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,095,000 ($122.96)
    Other License: $733,000 ($82.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $68,000 ($7.64)

Lincoln City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,395,000 ($1953.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,911,000 ($1449.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,484,000 ($503.54)

Lincoln City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,170,000 ($243.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,990,000 ($1795.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,034,000 ($453.00)

10.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.67% ($46,520 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.49% ($41,178)
from Washington County, OR  0.48% ($63,898)


8.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lane County, OR  0.62% ($39,563 average AGI)
to Marion County, OR  0.56% ($45,100)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.45% ($39,296)
Businesses in Lincoln City, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware2Jones New York1
Aeropostale1Justice1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy1
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture1
Best Western2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King1Maurices1
Cold Stone Creamery1McDonald's1
Coldwater Creek1Motel 61
Comfort Inn1Nike2
Dairy Queen1Old Navy1
DressBarn2RadioShack1
Dressbarn2Rite Aid1
Eddie Bauer1Sears1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx2U-Haul2
GNC1UPS3
Gap1Vans1
Gymboree1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln City:

  • KBCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNPT (1310 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: YAOUINA BAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln City:

  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K207BO (89.3 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYTE (102.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: YAQUINA BAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRF-FM (96.7 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCO (90.5 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSHL (97.5 FM; GLENEDEN BEACH, OR; Owner: STEPHANIE LINN)
  • KNCU (92.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPPT-FM (100.7 FM; TOLEDO, OR; Owner: AGPAL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIL-FM (94.1 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • KDEP (105.5 FM; DEPOE BAY, OR; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204CP (88.7 FM; TOLEDO, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K265AB (100.9 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln City:

  • KORS-LP (Channel 55; SALEM, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K29AZ (Channel 29; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K38CZ (Channel 38; LINCOLN CITY/NEWPORT, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K42CZ (Channel 42; LINCOLN CITY, ETC., OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
Lincoln City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lincoln City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.0mTotal length
  • $3,434,000Total costs
  • 89,236Total average daily traffic
  • 6,851Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,298Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lincoln City, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lincoln City, OR

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of fire incidents - 89 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lincoln City, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.5%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lincoln City, OR
    • 36655.5%Outside Fires
    • 20431.0%Structure Fires
    • 8813.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincoln City, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln City, Oregon:

  • Chinook Winds Casino Resort, 1501 NW 40TH St, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (503) 641-6565, Fax: (541) 994-2199
  • Best Western Lincoln Sands, 535 NW Inlt, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 994-4227, Fax: (541) 994-2232
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 136 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 994-8155, Fax: (541) 994-5581
  • Econo Lodge, 1713 NW 21st St, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 994-5281, Fax: (541) 994-7589
  • Bel~aire Inn Express, 2945 NW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (800) 452-8981, Fax: (541) 994-7396
  • Ashley Inn & Suites, 3430 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 996-7500, Fax: (541) 996-7765
  • Palace Inn & Suites, 550 SE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 996-9466, Fax: (541) 994-7926
  • Inn At Wecoma, 2946 NW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367 , Phone: (541) 994-2984
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln City, Oregon
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lincoln City, OR
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lincoln City, OR
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lincoln City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Lincoln City on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
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