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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Deschutes County is located in Oregon with a population of 175,321. In Deschutes County, most residents own their homes. In Deschutes County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Deschutes County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Deschutes County are above average.
Population
175,321

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$298,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Deschutes County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    122.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    28.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    235.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,957
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    147.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Deschutes County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,152
National
$55,322

Deschutes County Reviews

1 review
Initially I moved to Deschuttes county to start my life over. The first day I started job searching and was offered 3 jobs. The community it strong and lively. I feel safe and best of all, everyone is encouraging and kind. There is something for everyone in Bend. Nightlife, adventures, and friendly people.
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