Lincoln City, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Lincoln City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln City had a population of 8,721 as of July 1, 2018. Lincoln City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln City is located at latitude 44.9723 and longitude -124.0081 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln City (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 89 feet.

The City of Lincoln City (GNIS ID: 2410836) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lincoln City is located within Lincoln City Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lincoln City: Cutler City, De Lake, Lincoln, Nelscott, Oceanlake, Taft.

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Lincoln City, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,721
Population in Households 8,609
Population in Familes 5,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 1,543
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $36,347
Average Household Income $54,236
Per Capita Income $25,096


Total Housing Units 6,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,745 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,232 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,528 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $267,097
Average Home Value $311,353


Total Households 3,977
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 2,125
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.16% 1.28%
Households 1.06% 1.24%
Families 0.99% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Lincoln City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln City to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 74 81st
Population Density # 151 60th
Diversity Index # 74 81st
Median Household Income # 344 9th
Per Capita Income # 231 39th

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