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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Lincoln County is located in Oregon with a population of 47,307. In Lincoln County, most residents own their homes. In Lincoln County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Lincoln County and residents tend to lean liberal.
Population
47,307

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$862
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Lincoln County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    420.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    79.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    45.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,193.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,296.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    193.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Lincoln County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,291
National
$55,322

Lincoln County Reviews

1 review
I love living in Lincoln County. The weather is temperate. Rain helps keep the area beautifully green. The coastline is gorgeous and open to all. We love our public beaches. Plenty of restaurants for every cuisine and price range.
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