Deschutes County, Oregon Population 2020

Deschutes County, Oregon's estimated population is 186,807 with a growth rate of 3.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Deschutes County, Oregon is the 7th largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018191,9965,1892.78%
2017186,8076,1583.41%
2016180,6496,4053.68%
2015174,2444,7382.80%
2014169,5064,2122.55%
2013165,2943,9492.45%
2012161,3451,7061.07%
2011159,6391,8961.20%
2010157,74382,785110.44%
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%

How Many People Live in Deschutes County, Oregon?

186,807

Deschutes County, Oregon Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White168,88393.49%
Two or More Races5,2322.90%
Some Other Race2,3281.29%
Asian2,2231.23%
Black or African American1,0440.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native8200.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1100.06%

Deschutes County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2020

Deschutes County, Oregon Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.2


Female

Deschutes County, Oregon Adults

There are 143,103 adults, (34,502 of whom are seniors) in Deschutes County, Oregon.

Deschutes County, Oregon Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Deschutes County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

91,431

50.62%

Male

89,209

49.38%

Deschutes County, Oregon Households and Families

Deschutes County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Deschutes County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family52%48%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female49.7%50.3%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,4712.4765.7
Married39,1772.9777.8
Non Family23,5921.3452
Female6,2753.1649.7
Male3,4273.3550.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Deschutes County, Oregon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3641.81%
9th to 12th Grade6,0884.66%
High School Graduate29,18322.34%
Some College35,28627.02%
Associates Degree13,0209.97%
Bachelors Degree28,54721.86%
Graduate Degree16,12712.35%

Deschutes County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White118,147112,47741,362
Hispanic7,3955,4991,636
Multiple Races2,4122,032628
Asian1,6291,327731
Other Race1,469990454
Native American741593155
Black541485143
Islander1101109

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,912$41,750$30,942
Less Than High School$26,856$28,889$21,811
High School Grad$29,433$33,585$24,890
Some College$32,256$40,802$27,131
Bachelors Degree$43,885$56,307$36,798
Graduate Degree$59,150$73,085$53,729

$35,912

Average Earnings

$41,750

Average Male

$30,942

Average Female

Deschutes County, Oregon Language

Deschutes County, Oregon Language by Age

Deschutes County, Oregon Language

92.87% of Deschutes County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 7.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty

Deschutes County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White157,42915,77210.02%
Hispanic14,1212,12215.03%
Multiple5,18671313.75%
Other2,29254023.56%
Asian2,20143719.85%
Black1,01840840.08%
Native771314.02%
Islander1101816.36%

10.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon is Black, with 40.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deschutes County, Oregon is Native, with 4.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.51%
High School12.54%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.65%
Male Unemployed19.91%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed5.27%

Deschutes County, Oregon Income

Deschutes County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,680$83,262
Families$73,935$95,398
Married Families$81,909$105,530
Non Families$38,784$53,332

Deschutes County, Oregon Marital Status

Deschutes County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

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

Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans

13,723

Number of Veterans

12,848

Male Veterans

875

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,284
First Gulf War1,963
Second Gulf War1,341
Korea941
World War II754
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,1599.75%
Hispanic2903.22%
2 or More2739.34%
Asian975.07%
Other814.77%
Indian597.64%
Black548.40%

$Deschutes County, Oregon Veterans by Education

8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Deschutes County, Oregon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.91%

Born in Oregon

95.50%

Native Born

4.50%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.50% of Deschutes County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 41.91% having been born in Oregon. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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