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Lincoln County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2017: 48,689 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 44,479 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,090
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,187
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,670
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,273 (it was 6,626 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

38%

Land area: 980 sq. mi.

Water area: 214.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.4%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, OR (2017)
    • 39,88789.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,44610.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,8124.1%Two or more races
    • 1,5003.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 6071.4%Asian alone
    • 2080.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1060.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

51.0 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years
Males: 23,466  (48.2%)
Females: 25,223  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,448 ($32,769 in 1999)
This county:

$46,448
Oregon:

$60,212

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $814 (lower quartile is $614, upper quartile is $1,033)
This county:

$814
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $273,549 (it was $136,900 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$273,549
Oregon:

$319,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $185,845 - $411,297

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $345,078
Here:

$345,078
State:

$390,551

Townhouses or other attached units: $361,893
Here:

$361,893
State:

$331,364

In 2-unit structures: $265,873
Here:

$265,873
State:

$288,314

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $948,881
Here:

$948,881
State:

$273,421

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,019
Here:

$254,019
State:

$356,423

Mobile homes: $154,894
Here:

$154,894
State:

$137,934

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,083
Here:

$18,083
State:

$23,620

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,389
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $455

Institutionalized population: 283

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 348
  • Auto thefts: 43

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 76
  • Burglaries: 220
  • Thefts: 376
  • Auto thefts: 50
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 187 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 208 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2002: 206 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 252 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2004: 326 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2005: 396 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2006: 401 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2007: 364 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2008: 169 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2009: 100 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2011: 94 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2012: 109 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2013: 106 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2014: 115 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2015: 132 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2016: 130 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2017: 161 buildings, average cost: $209,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, OR residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,574 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,344 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, OR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, OR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.3%
Lincoln County:

16.3%
Oregon:

13.2%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 51.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.7% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 51.0 years old
(Males: 50.0 years old, Females: 52.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.0 years old, Black residents: 29.3 years old, American Indian residents: 33.8 years old, Asian residents: 47.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 21.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: De Lake, Agate Beach, Newport, Lincoln City, Toledo, Lincoln Beach, Waldport, Rose Lodge, Depoe Bay, Siletz.

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

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Neighboring counties: Waldo County, Maine , Dewey County, South Dakota , Lyon County, Minnesota , Valley County, Idaho , Price County, Wisconsin , Roscommon County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Lincoln, OR
County total employment by year in Lincoln, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Lincoln, OR

Current college students: 1,053
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,650 (46.1% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

5.4%
Whole state:

9.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3812010 or later
  • 4082000 to 2009
  • 7521990 to 1999
  • 2891980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 536Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.6%

Lincoln County marital status for males Lincoln County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,765
  • One, attached: 1,008
  • Two: 927
  • 3 or 4: 1,057
  • 5 to 9: 1,042
  • 10 to 19: 748
  • 20 to 49: 653
  • 50 or more: 412
  • Mobile homes: 3,771
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 287

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 7,502 (120 second mortgage, 692 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,153

Here:

53.8% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,30352
Catholic2,5244
Other1,68910
Mainline Protestant1,46412
None36,054-
Lincoln County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Lincoln County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lincoln County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 111
This county:

24.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

10.0%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

27.1%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 88 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,874
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $933.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,728
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,618
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.92%
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 17 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 188% 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 289.2 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the county center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
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 221.0 miles away from the county 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 249.6 miles away from the county 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 06, 2014 to February 11, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4169: April 04, 2014, FEMA Id: 4169, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 17, 2012 to January 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4055: March 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4055, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Tsunami Wave Surge, Incident Period: March 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1964: March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 1964, Natural disaster type: Tsunami Wave
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Mudslides, Landslides, And Debris Flows, Incident Period: January 13, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1956: February 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1956, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1733: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1733, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1683: February 22, 2007, FEMA Id: 1683, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 05, 2006 to November 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1672: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 1672, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lincoln

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,592 (72.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,523 (12.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 251 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 211 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 65 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 994 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,469 (7.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • England (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • American (10%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 156 people in nursing homes
  • 153 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 89 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 13 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 251 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 174 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,374.

10.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
4.73% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($21,653 average AGI)
5.49% relocated from other states ($29,516 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

5.49%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Marion County, OR  0.47% ($35,779)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.44% ($54,222)
from Benton County, OR  0.37% ($51,206)
from Linn County, OR  0.31% ($50,732)


8.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
4.64% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($24,793 average AGI)
3.41% relocated to other states ($18,562 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

3.41%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Washington County, OR  0.41% ($37,548)
to Linn County, OR  0.37% ($40,925)
to Benton County, OR  0.37% ($56,545)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.31% ($43,161)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,855 (9,187 aged, 1,668 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,637 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lincoln County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (696)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (564)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (499)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (463)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (328)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (309)
  • Congestive heart failure (194)
  • Unspecified dementia (186)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (170)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (165)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,913
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 148
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,832

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 933
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,218
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 242.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 127.7
  • Other - 114.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 48,689
  • In family households: 36,946 (6,234 male householders, 6,342 female householders)
    9,625 spouses, 10,300 children (9,190 natural, 586 adopted, 530 stepchildren), 1,221 grandchildren, 314 brothers or sisters, 562 parents, 949 other relatives, 1,414 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,169 (3,931 male householders (2,962 living alone)), 4,596 female householders (3,768 living alone)), 2,631 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 587

Size of family households: 7,609 2-persons, 2,307 3-persons, 1,373 4-persons, 816 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,731 1-person, 1,467 2-persons, 261 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

4,051 married couples with children.
2,670 single-parent households (940 men, 1,730 women).

92.8% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $302,828,000 ($6,688 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,691,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $161,597,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $61,393,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,783,000
Federal grants: $55,975,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,593,000 ($1,323,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,486,000 ($79,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,697,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,931,000
Federal Government insurance: $309,481,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,216
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,910
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +507
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,773
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.79 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • 2402014 or later
  • 5802010 to 2013
  • 4,1732000 to 2009
  • 5,3031990 to 1999
  • 4,1751980 to 1989
  • 6,7071970 to 1979
  • 3,0121960 to 1969
  • 2,5351950 to 1959
  • 1,9041940 to 1949
  • 2,7441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • 861 room
  • 2412 rooms
  • 6573 rooms
  • 1,7724 rooms
  • 3,1285 rooms
  • 3,1246 rooms
  • 1,8937 rooms
  • 1,2548 rooms
  • 1,5209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • 4151 room
  • 5482 rooms
  • 1,2253 rooms
  • 2,1784 rooms
  • 1,4815 rooms
  • 9096 rooms
  • 3687 rooms
  • 2078 rooms
  • 1089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • 92no bedroom
  • 7661 bedroom
  • 4,1042 bedrooms
  • 6,5443 bedrooms
  • 1,7234 bedrooms
  • 3375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon
  • 463no bedroom
  • 1,4841 bedroom
  • 3,3982 bedrooms
  • 1,7943 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 286no vehicle
  • 4,3161 vehicle
  • 5,8432 vehicles
  • 2,2383 vehicles
  • 5484 vehicles
  • 3365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,214no vehicle
  • 3,3231 vehicle
  • 2,1312 vehicles
  • 5463 vehicles
  • 2024 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

84.8% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Oregon.

Lincoln County:

84.8%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,821
  • Other state: 24,670
  • Northeast: 1,921
  • Midwest: 4,815
  • South: 3,173
  • West: 14,755
Year householders moved into unit in Lincoln County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 25.7%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 258
Here:

6.8%
Oregon:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 137
Here:

8.2%
Oregon:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 124
Here:

10.7%
Oregon:

16.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $9,462,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $921,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,780,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,725,000
    Police Protection: $9,134,000
    Regular Highways: $6,912,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,609,000
    Financial Administration: $2,805,000
    General - Other: $2,340,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,910,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,376,000
    Other: $984,000
    Education: $554,000
    Public Welfare: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
    Other - General - Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,963,000
    General Revenue - Other: $853,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,184,000
    Health - Other: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,584,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,334,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,256,000
    Highways: $4,424,000
    General Local Government Support: $645,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,617,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,099,000
    Other License: $1,310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,294,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $9,462,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $921,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,780,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,725,000
    Police Protection: $9,134,000
    Regular Highways: $6,912,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,609,000
    Financial Administration: $2,805,000
    General - Other: $2,340,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,910,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,376,000
    Other: $984,000
    Education: $554,000
    Public Welfare: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
    Other - General - Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,963,000
    General Revenue - Other: $853,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,184,000
    Health - Other: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,584,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,334,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,256,000
    Highways: $4,424,000
    General Local Government Support: $645,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,617,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,099,000
    Other License: $1,310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,294,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $9,462,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $921,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,780,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,725,000
    Police Protection: $9,134,000
    Regular Highways: $6,912,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,609,000
    Financial Administration: $2,805,000
    General - Other: $2,340,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,910,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,376,000
    Other: $984,000
    Education: $554,000
    Public Welfare: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
    Other - General - Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,963,000
    General Revenue - Other: $853,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,184,000
    Health - Other: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,584,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,334,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,256,000
    Highways: $4,424,000
    General Local Government Support: $645,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,617,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,099,000
    Other License: $1,310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,294,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $9,462,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $921,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,780,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,725,000
    Police Protection: $9,134,000
    Regular Highways: $6,912,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,609,000
    Financial Administration: $2,805,000
    General - Other: $2,340,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,910,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,376,000
    Other: $984,000
    Education: $554,000
    Public Welfare: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
    Other - General - Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,963,000
    General Revenue - Other: $853,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,184,000
    Health - Other: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,584,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,334,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,256,000
    Highways: $4,424,000
    General Local Government Support: $645,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,617,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,099,000
    Other License: $1,310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,294,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 990
  • Number of aged recipients: 101
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 889
  • Number of recipients under 18: 99
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 727
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 164
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 410
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 416
Most common first names in Lincoln County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30175.8 years
William27674.3 years
Robert26572.0 years
James20973.3 years
Mary20377.6 years
Charles17475.9 years
George16374.8 years
Dorothy13776.8 years
Margaret13279.7 years
Helen12481.9 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11677.4 years
Johnson11476.4 years
Miller7175.6 years
Brown6571.9 years
Nelson6178.5 years
Anderson6176.8 years
Jones5874.1 years
Wilson5473.4 years
Williams5071.7 years
Davis5076.2 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Justice1
Ace Hardware4Kroger2
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy2
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture2
Best Western3Levi Strauss & Co.1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Burger King2Maurices1
Chevrolet1Mazda1
Cold Stone Creamery1McDonald's2
Coldwater Creek1Motel 61
Comfort Inn2Nike3
Dairy Queen2Nissan1
Decora Cabinetry1Old Navy1
DressBarn2Payless1
Dressbarn2Quiznos1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack3
Eddie Bauer1Rite Aid2
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx7Sears2
Ford1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks5
Gap1Toyota1
Goodwill1U-Haul4
Gymboree1UPS9
H&R Block3Vans1
Holiday Inn1Vons2
Honda1Walmart1
Jones New York1