Deschutes County OR Information


Deschutes County Subdivisions

Deschutes County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 186,520
Population in Households 185,437
Population in Familes 145,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,083
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $59,710
Average Household Income $82,749
Per Capita Income $33,407


Total Housing Units 93,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51,014 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,928 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,420 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $352,754
Average Home Value $421,302


Total Households 74,942
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 49,814
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 2.05% 2.28%
Households 1.91% 2.19%
Families 1.78% 2.1%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


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, 2018 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.