Lincoln County OR Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,565
Daytime Population: Workers 21,530
Daytime Population: Residents 27,156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 47,759
Population in Familes 34,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 806
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $43,381
Average Household Income $59,070
Per Capita Income $26,529


Total Housing Units 32,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,587 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,986 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,565 (32.9%)
Median Home Value $262,049
Average Home Value $313,296


Total Households 21,573
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 12,808
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.79%
Households 0.67% 0.76%
Families 0.48% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


Lincoln County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 18 53rd
Population Density # 14 64th
Diversity Index # 14 64th
Median Household Income # 23 39th
Per Capita Income # 13 67th

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