According to the most recent Lincoln County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Lincoln County shows it has a Population 2021 of 49,866 which is the second smallest in order of population of all the other counties in the area. The county with the highest population in the area is Marion County which shows a population of 344,037 ( quite a bit bigger). Figure 3 uses the Lincoln County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Lincoln County Oregon depicts an increase of 3,832 (8%).
The total Lincoln County Oregon greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Lincoln County depicts it has a Population Change of 8.3% which is less than most other counties in the greater region.
Looking at the Lincoln County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Lincoln County Oregon shows it has 51 people per square mile which is the second smallest in terms of population density of all the other counties in the area. The next higher in terms of population density is Linn County 9.1% larger with population density of 56. The county with the highest population density in the area is Marion County which shows a people per square mile of 291 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides Lincoln County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Lincoln County shows it has a Median Age of 51.6 which is ranked #1 of all counties in the greater Lincoln County region.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Lincoln County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Lincoln County Oregon has the smallest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 8.8% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 10.3% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 21.9% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has the largest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 17.4% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Lincoln County population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Lincoln County Oregon has the smallest proportion of White population at 0.4% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Lincoln County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Lincoln County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 9.7% which is less than most other counties in the area.
Lincoln County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Lincoln County has the largest proportion of never married percent at 16% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Lincoln County households. Lincoln County shows it has a Family Size of 2.9 which is the smallest as measured by average family size of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Marion County which shows an average family size of 3.4 (17.9% larger).
Looking at Lincoln County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Lincoln County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 76% which is less than most other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Benton County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 79% (only about 4.0% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Lincoln County shows it has a Birth Rate of 6.4% which is the second most percent of women who have given birth of all the counties in the greater Lincoln County region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Tillamook County which depicts a birth rate of 8.6% (35.1% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 24% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has less than most other counties in the metro area in order of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 20% of the total.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Lincoln County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Lincoln County depicts it has a Total Single People of 49% which is the third most of all other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Benton County which depicts a percent single of 56% (13.8% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Lincoln County is only about 2.7% smaller. Also, compared to the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Lincoln County is about the same size.
Lincoln County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 the second smallest when ranked by percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the local area at 22% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 37% of the total and is ranked #1.
Lincoln County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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