Deschutes County

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Deschutes County, Oregon

1300 NW Wall St Suite 200
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 388-6570
Fax: (541) 385-3202
www.co.deschutes.or.us

In central OR, east of Eugene; organized Dec 13, 1916 from Crook County. Name Origin: For the Deschutes River, which traverses the county; from French '[river] of the falls.'

Area (sq mi):: 3054.77 (land 3018.15; water 36.61) Population per square mile: 46.80
Population 2005: 141,382 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 22.50%; 1990-2000 53.90% Population 2000: 115,367 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,767; median household $41,847; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,926-$27,880
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bend County seat (62,937)
  • Redmond (18,017)

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