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Overview

Introduction to Lincoln City, Oregon

Lincoln City, Oregon, in Lincoln county, is 48 miles W of Salem, Oregon and 76 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.

Lincoln City History

Lincoln City was created after the merging of Cutler City, Delake, Nelscott, Oceanlake and Taft. Native Americans were the first settlers in the area. The city derived its name from the county, which was named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. The city was incorporated in 1965.

Lincoln City and nearby Attractions

  • North Lincoln County Historical Museum
  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Beverly Beach State Park
  • Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
  • Canyon Drive Park
  • Devils Lake State Park

Things To Do In Lincoln City

Taft Park, D River State Park, Canyon Drive Park and Regatta Park are all accessible from Lincoln City. The North Lincoln County Historical Museum may prove interesting to those hoping to learn more about the area’s history, while the Devils Lake Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers. Devils Lake also offers facilities for boating and fishing.

Lincoln City Transportation

Portland International is the nearest major airport.

Lincoln City Higher Education

Western Oregon University, Willamette University and Oregon State University are colleges that are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,452
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens24.7%
Employed Population 16+3,606
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$24,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,743
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,256

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,333
% Above Poverty Level76.4%
% Below Poverty Level23.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.4%
Median Gross Rent$812
Median House Value$220,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.2%
German17.8%
English13%
Irish11.7%
Italian4.3%
Norwegian3.9%
French Except Basque3%
Swedish2.5%
Scottish2.5%
Polish1.8%
Greek1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Danishn0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Hungarian0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Russian0.6%
Portuguese0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
African0.1%
South African0.1%
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Lincoln City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes97367
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude44.94
Approximate Longitude-123.94

Lincoln City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOTIS 2 NE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp37 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp51 to 70 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip98.1 inches
StationVALSETZ
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 46 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp48 to 76 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip127.7 inches
StationNEWPORT
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 51 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 65 F
Oct Temp45 to 61 F
Annual Precip69.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Depoe Bay1,610$60,208
Newport10,139$51,855
Siletz1,599$39,191
Toledo3,498$46,767

Lincoln City Public Libraries

Driftwood Public Library
801 SW HWY 101 #201
Lincoln City, Oregon
(541) 996-2277

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Lincoln City Hospitals

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
(Non-profit)
3043 Ne 28th Street

Lincoln City Public Schools

Lincoln City Career Technical High School
801 Sw Hwy 101 Ste 404
ZIP: 97367
(541) 351-8551
High
Total Enrollment 52
Oceanlake Elementary School
2420 Ne 22nd St
ZIP: 97367
(541) 994-5296
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Taft Elementary School
4040 High School Dr
ZIP: 97367
(541) 996-2136
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Taft High School
3780 Spyglass Ridge Se
ZIP: 97367
(541) 996-2115
High
Total Enrollment 692

Lincoln City Private Schools

Lincoln City Seventh-day Adventist School
2126 Ne Surf Ave
ZIP: 97367
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 91
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