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Lostine, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Lostine had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2017. Lostine ranks in the lower 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 Lostine is located at latitude 45.4871 and longitude -117.4297 in Wallowa County. 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. Wallowa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,373 feet.

The City of Lostine (GNIS ID: 2410882) 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 Lostine is located within Wallowa Division of Wallowa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lostine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lostine: Lostine Station.

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


Total Population 211
Daytime Population: Workers 70
Daytime Population: Residents 103
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 210
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 708
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $41,313
Average Household Income $51,224
Per Capita Income $22,019


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $146,875
Average Home Value $198,106


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 61
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 -0.13% -0.09%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.94% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Lostine, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lostine to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 317 16th
Population Density # 237 38th
Diversity Index # 353 7th
Median Household Income # 265 30th
Per Capita Income # 286 25th

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