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Population in 2012: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.9%
 

Males: 112  (53.9%)
Females: 96  (46.1%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97857.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,883 (it was $31,538 in 2000)
Lostine:

$44,883
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,475

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,175 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Lostine:

$109,175
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,584; Detached houses: $162,435; Mobile homes: $64,273

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 194 (91.1%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lostine: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.3%), Irish (16.1%), English (9.6%), United States (7.1%), Dutch (6.4%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 3363 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 668 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lostine:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lostine city:

  • Never married: 43.7%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,109 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $522 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (96.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (252.5 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (790.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wallowa, OR (2.7 miles ), Enterprise, OR (2.9 miles ), Joseph, OR (3.7 miles ), Wallowa Lake, OR (4.1 miles) , Imnaha, OR (4.7 miles) , Cove, OR (4.8 miles ), Elgin, OR (4.9 miles ), Imbler, OR (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 45.49 N, Longitude: 117.43 W

Area code: 541

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+13.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Life and physical scientists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Lostine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Lostine center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/1999 at 08:25:03, a magnitude 3.5 (2.7 MB, 3.5 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from Lostine center
On 10/4/2002 at 00:56:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wallowa County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lostine:

  • WALLOWA VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENTERPRISE, OR)

Political contributions by individuals in Lostine, OR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lostine:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 45 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 59 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 67 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 87 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • University of Idaho (about 88 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 97 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 138 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)

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Notable locations in Lostine: Lostine City Hall (A), Lostine Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Wallowa 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 Lostine and their reported violations in the past:

LOSTINE, CITY OF (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2003 and MAR-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and MAR-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 61 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.6%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lostine, OR

Lostine compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lostine travel time to work - commute


Lostine mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lostine city (based on Wallowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.37%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents26.1%24.9%10.8%7.9%7.1%
Congregations15.0%10.0%5.0%10.0%10.0%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.0%4.3%3.9%3.0%7.0%
Congregations10.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Wallowa County:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Wallowa County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Wallowa County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

29.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wallowa County:

25.9%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$912
Water Supply 0$0 1$726
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,638


6.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Oregon average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, OR  0.53% ($27,214 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.38% ($69,500)


7.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, OR  0.65% ($23,706 average AGI)
to Umatilla County, OR  0.46% ($28,500)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.38% ($21,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lostine:

  • KWVR (1340 AM; 1 kW; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lostine:

  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KWVR-FM (92.1 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lostine:

  • K61BF (Channel 61; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K63AT (Channel 63; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K65AY (Channel 65; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K67BF (Channel 67; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCATION,INC.)
  • K69AD (Channel 69; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 58
Total average daily truck traffic: 2
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 90


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • North End Of Sheep Ridge 11.3 Km South South-East (Lat: 45.399861 Lon: -117.389639), Structure height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN332
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Brent Kennel, 7 Mile Sheep Ridge Rd (Lat: 45.398583 Lon: -117.389000), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • Kevin Hippner, 7 Mile Sheep Ridge Rd (Lat: 45.398583 Lon: -117.389000), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 41063 m, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 45.570000 Lon: -117.528861, Call Sign: WQJC979
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Certifier: Bill Robb
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SHEEP RIDGE II, 7 Mile Sheep Ridge Rd (Lat: 45.398583 Lon: -117.389000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQJN878
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WVNSheep1, Lat: 45.398583 Lon: -117.389000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQLX533
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2010, Expiration Date: 05/19/2020, Certifier: Travis A Boyd
    Registrant: Wallowa Valley Networks, 118 W Main St, Enterprise, OR 97828, Phone: (888) 268-1513, Email:
  • EONI Lostine Moholt, Lat: 45.469750 Lon: -117.411972, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQNA408
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Certifier: Jeff Crews
    Registrant: Eastern Oregon Net, Inc., 808 Adams Av, La Grande, OR 97850, Phone: (541) 963-2625, Fax: (541) 624-5611, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD7PIB, Licensee ID: L00435912
    Grant Date: 12/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/18/2021, Certifier: Matthew J Calhoun
    Registrant: Matthew J Calhoun, Lostine, OR 97857
  • Call Sign: KD7RML, Licensee ID: L00521085
    Grant Date: 05/22/2002, Expiration Date: 05/22/2012, Certifier: Brian C Buck
    Registrant: Brian C Buck, Lostine, OR 97857
  • Call Sign: KE7JEZ, Licensee ID: L01201760
    Grant Date: 10/12/2006, Expiration Date: 10/12/2016, Certifier: Darci M Calhoun
    Registrant: Darci M Calhoun, 130 Hwy 82, Lostine, OR 97828
  • Call Sign: KG7AUV, Licensee ID: L01762614
    Grant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Douglas G Long
    Registrant: Douglas G Long, Lostine, OR 97857

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE WINDSPORTS PTY LTD EDGE XT-912 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 35039 , Serial Number: XT 912 0010, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David W Lundquist, Po Box 25, Lostine, OR 97857



Most common first names in Lostine, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles575.8 years
John572.2 years
Jack372.3 years
Edward373.0 years
Howard378.6 years
William373.0 years
Alfred277.5 years
Hallie281.0 years
Ella273.6 years
Clarence279.4 years
Most common last names in Lostine, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moffit681.2 years
Mcartor479.2 years
Caudle379.3 years
Jones378.0 years
Magee387.7 years
Terry387.6 years
Womack385.3 years
Holmes286.0 years
Chandler273.5 years
Blokland280.5 years
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