Deschutes County OR Information


Deschutes County Subdivisions

Deschutes County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 184,144
Daytime Population: Workers 85,888
Daytime Population: Residents 97,792
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 183,680
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 182,927
Population in Familes 143,478
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,217
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $56,083
Average Household Income $77,493
Per Capita Income $31,308


Total Housing Units 90,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,003 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,962 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,927 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $327,361
Average Home Value $388,617


Total Households 73,965
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 49,125
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.16% 2.01%
Households 2.0% 1.99%
Families 1.83% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Deschutes County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deschutes County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 7 83rd
Population Density # 11 72nd
Diversity Index # 24 36th
Median Household Income # 7 83rd
Per Capita Income # 5 89th

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