Sunriver, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Sunriver, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Sunriver Census Designated Place had a population of 1,811 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunriver: Sun River.

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


Total Population 1,811
Population in Households 1,810
Population in Familes 1,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 205
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $72,783
Average Household Income $121,114
Per Capita Income $59,786


Total Housing Units 4,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 836 (16.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 ( 1.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,065 (81.5%)
Median Home Value $569,928
Average Home Value $608,901


Total Households 921
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 672
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.23% 2.19%
Households 2.94% 2.08%
Families 3.16% 2.0%
Median Household Income   4.67%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

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, 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 # 168 56th
Population Density # 308 19th
Diversity Index # 375 1st
Median Household Income # 46 88th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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