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Lostine, Oregon

Lostine is a city located in Wallowa County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 263.

Geography Lostine is located at 45°29'20" North, 117°25'48" West (45.488965, -117.430128)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 263 people, 101 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density is 327.6/km² (844.8/mi²). There are 118 housing units at an average density of 147.0/km² (379.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.86% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 3.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 101 households out of which 32.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% are married couples living together, 6.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% are non-families. 23.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the city the population is spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,538, and the median income for a family is $35,536. Males have a median income of $31,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,388. 13.3% of the population and 7.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 20.0% are under the age of 18 and 14.8% are 65 or older.

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