Deschutes County, Oregon Population 2021

Deschutes County, Oregon's estimated population is 209,266 with a growth rate of 2.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Deschutes County, Oregon is the 8th largest county in Oregon. The 2010 Population was 157,742 and has seen a growth of 32.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021209,2665,7872.84%
2020203,4795,7872.93%
2019197,6925,7873.02%
2018191,9055,1612.76%
2017186,7446,0783.36%
2016180,6666,4203.68%
2015174,2464,7342.79%
2014169,5124,2132.55%
2013165,2993,9402.44%
2012161,3591,6991.06%
2011159,6601,9181.22%
2010157,74282,784110.44%
199074,95812,81620.62%
198062,14231,700104.13%
197030,4427,34231.78%
196023,1001,2885.91%
195021,8123,18117.07%
194018,6313,88226.32%
193014,7495,12753.28%
19209,6220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.84%
County Website
State
Founded
December 13, 1916
County Seat
2010 Population
157,742
Growth Since 2010
32.66%
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Deschutes County, Oregon Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White173,61593.22%
Two or More Races5,5502.98%
Some Other Race2,3521.26%
Asian2,0671.11%
Black or African American1,1880.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1660.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3130.17%
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Deschutes County, Oregon Population by Race

Deschutes County, Oregon Population Pyramid $2021

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Deschutes County, Oregon Median Age

42.4


Total

41.5


Male

43.5


Female

Deschutes County, Oregon Adults

There are 148,371 adults, (36,450 of whom are seniors) in Deschutes County, Oregon.

Deschutes County, Oregon Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Deschutes County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

94,320

50.64%

Male

91,931

49.36%

Deschutes County, Oregon Population by Age

Deschutes County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Deschutes County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All67%33%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male53.6%46.4%
Female49.2%50.8%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Deschutes County, Oregon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,3972.4967
Married39,7262.9679.3
Non Family24,4101.3853.7
Female6,7903.1849.2
Male3,4713.4753.6

2.92

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Deschutes County, Oregon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3241.71%
9th to 12th Grade6,2384.60%
High School Graduate29,57721.81%
Some College35,74426.36%
Associates Degree13,73910.13%
Bachelors Degree30,44522.45%
Graduate Degree17,54812.94%
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Deschutes County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Deschutes County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White122,156116,14744,115
Hispanic7,8746,0572,062
2+ Races2,8532,505837
Other Race1,6661,168485
Asian1,5591,408776
Native American1,021846163
Black563513174
Islander28227016

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.78%.

Deschutes County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,772$42,416$31,693
Less Than 9th Grade$26,928$28,910$24,138
High School Graduate$29,965$33,175$25,274
Some College$33,493$41,096$27,740
Bachelors Degree$44,760$57,014$39,245
Graduate Degree$60,939$72,913$55,692

$36,772

Average Earnings

$42,416

Average Male

$31,693

Average Female

Deschutes County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Deschutes County, Oregon Language by Age

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Deschutes County, Oregon Language

92.78% of Deschutes County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.05% of the population.

Deschutes County, Oregon Language

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White161,74516,43710.16%
Hispanic14,7102,03713.85%
Multiple5,50085615.56%
Black1,08243740.39%
Other2,33436315.55%
Asian2,0442049.98%
Native1,10513011.76%
Islander313227.03%

10.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon is Black, with 40.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon is Islander, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.77%.

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.34%
High School12.89%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.73%
Male Unemployed19.26%
Female Employed6.10%
Male Employed4.92%

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Deschutes County, Oregon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,043$86,719
Families$77,395$98,757
Married Families$86,384$109,147
Non Families$40,690$55,807
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Income by Household Type

Deschutes County, Oregon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

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Deschutes County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Deschutes County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

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Deschutes County, Oregon Marital Status

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14,641

Number of Veterans

13,437

Male Veterans

1,204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,213
First Gulf War2,397
Second Gulf War1,628
Korea918
World War II677

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,942
75+3,583
35 to 543,150
55 to 642,343
18 to 34623

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,95810.03%
Hispanic3083.22%
2+ Races2888.32%
Native American18717.62%
Other Race945.04%
Asian784.34%
Black365.43%

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by Education

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8.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Employment by Age

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Deschutes County, Oregon Employment by Race

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Deschutes County, Oregon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.28%

Born in Deschutes County, Oregon

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Deschutes County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 41.28% having been born in Oregon. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Deschutes County, Oregon Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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