Lincoln County is located in west-central Oregon. The County Seat is Newport and the largest city is Newport. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 46,406 and the 2010 census population was 46,032. The land area is 979.77 square miles and there are 47 persons per square mile.
90.2% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 8.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 3.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.7% is two or more races. 89.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $237,200, there are 20,913 households, an average of 2.17 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,194, the median household income is $42,365, and 16% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,268. Retail sales (in $1000) were $559,591, and sales per capita were $12,180. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.3%.
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