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Lostine, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Lostine is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wallowa County at latitude 45.4871 and longitude -117.4297. Wallowa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,373 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lostine, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lostine, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lostine indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lostine (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lostine: Lostine Station.

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Lostine, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 209
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 701
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $159,191


Median Household Income $47,207
Average Household Income $49,186
Per Capita Income $21,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.48%
Households 0.0% -0.42%
Families 1.61% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lostine, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lostine to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 314 17th
Population Density1 # 237 37th
Diversity Index2 # 368 2nd
Median Household Income # 176 54th
Per Capita Income # 243 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.