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Sunriver, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Sunriver Census Designated Place had a population of 1,570 as of July 1, 2016. Sunriver ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunriver is located at latitude 43.8821 and longitude -121.435 in Deschutes County. The formal boundaries for the Sunriver Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Deschutes County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,167 feet.

The Sunriver Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584426) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sunriver Census Designated Place is located within Sisters-Millican Division of Deschutes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunriver population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunriver: Sun River.

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Sunriver, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,570
Population in Households 1,570
Population in Familes 1,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 4,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (15.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 ( 1.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,887 (82.7%)
Median Home Value $572,304
Average Home Value $603,734


Median Household Income $64,915
Average Household Income $107,336
Per Capita Income $54,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.93% 1.54%
Households 1.81% 1.55%
Families 2.1% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sunriver, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunriver to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 176 54th
Population Density1 # 310 18th
Diversity Index2 # 376 1st
Median Household Income # 42 89th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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