About This Place
Waldport is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. The population was 2,050 at the 2000 census. The city is located on the Alsea River and Alsea Bay, 18 miles (29 km) south of Newport and 8 miles (13 km) north of Yachats.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of which 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,050 people, 909 households, and 540 families residing in the city. The population density was 956.8 people per square mile (369.9/km²). There were 1,099 housing units at an average density of 513.0 per square mile (198.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.41% White, 0.10% African American, 2.20% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 2.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.71% of the population.