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Three Rivers, Oregon - Basic Facts

Three Rivers is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Three Rivers Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Deschutes County at latitude 43.8201 and longitude -121.4692. Deschutes County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,186 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Three Rivers Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Three Rivers, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,326
Population in Households 3,323
Population in Familes 2,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 442
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,352
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 949
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,052 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 960 (41.5%)
Median Home Value $186,224
Average Home Value $248,264


Median Household Income $49,303
Average Household Income $65,303
Per Capita Income $27,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.34% 2.1%
Households 2.55% 2.15%
Families 2.12% 2.0%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Three Rivers, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Three Rivers to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 115 70th
Population Density1 # 262 31st
Diversity Index2 # 325 14th
Median Household Income # 152 60th
Per Capita Income # 91 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.