Deschutes County, OR Demographics

The total population of Deschutes County is estimated to be 199,352 with 99,597 males (49.96%) and 99,755 females (50.04%). There are 158 more females than males in Deschutes County.
The median household income in Deschutes County was $80,076 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,961(2.51%) from $78,115 in 2020. This income is 107.33% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Deschutes County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $95,801. Overall, the median household income for the county of Deschutes County stands at $82,052.
In Deschutes County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $52,825 for males and $35,843 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $64,252 for males and $55,130 for females.
In Deschutes County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $139,471, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $62,134.
In 2022, the population of Deschutes County was 206,549, a 0.58% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Deschutes County's population was 205,358, an increase of 2.96% compared to a population of 199,454 in 2020.
The median age in Deschutes County, OR is 42.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.36% were under the age of 15, 16.63% aged 15 to 29, 47.17% aged 30 to 64, 17.89% aged 65 to 84, and 1.94% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Deschutes County population: 91.02% are White, 0.50% are Black or African American, 0.72% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.10% are Asian, 0.15% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.03% are some other race and 4.48% are multiracial.