Oregon Deschutes County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Deschutes County, Oregon. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Oregon Deschutes County.

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1. Branch Library BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 601 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: (541) 388-6677 Deschutes N/A N/A

2. Bookmobile DESCHUTES BOOKMOBILE
507 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: (541) 385-3244 Deschutes N/A N/A

3. Library System DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
507 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: (541) 617-7050 Deschutes 1,808,402 1,000,867

4. Branch Library LA PINE LIBRARY
Street Address: 16425 1st St, Lapine, OR 97739
Phone Number: (541) 536-0515 Deschutes N/A N/A

5. Branch Library REDMOND LIBRARY
Street Address: 827 SW Deschutes AVE., Redmond, OR 97756
Phone Number: (541) 312-1050 Deschutes N/A N/A

6. Branch Library SISTERS LIBRARY
Street Address: 291 E. Main ST., Sisters, OR 97759
Phone Number: (541) 312-1070 Deschutes N/A N/A

7. Branch Library SUNRIVER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver, OR 97707
Phone Number: (541) 312-1080 Deschutes N/A N/A

Overview of Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes County is a county located in the state of Oregon. The county was created in 1916 out of part of Crook County and was named for the Deschutes River, which itself was named by French-Canadian trappers of the early nineteenth century. As of 2000, the population is 115,367.

Economy

During the 1990s, Deschutes County experienced the most rapid growth of any county in Oregon largely due to the availability of recreation activities year-round. Beyond tourism, principal industries in the county are lumber, tourism, ranching and agriculture — chiefly potatoes. The Forest Service owns 51% of the lands within the county boundaries.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,912 km² (3,055 mi²). 7,817 km² (3,018 mi²) of it is land and 95 km² (37 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.20% water.

Adjacent Counties

  • Jefferson County, Oregon- (north)
  • Klamath County, Oregon- (south 1)
  • Lake County, Oregon- (south 2)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 115,367 people, 45,595 households, and 31,962 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km² (38/mi²). There are 54,583 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.85% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. 3.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 45,595 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% are married couples living together, 8.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% are non-families. 22.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $41,847, and the median income for a family is $48,403. Males have a median income of $34,070 versus $25,069 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,767. 9.30% of the population and 6.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.40% of those under the age of 18 and 6.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

History

On December 13, 1916 Deschutes County was created from the southern part of Crook County. Bend has been the county seat since the county’s formation.

Cities and towns

  • Bend
  • Brothers
  • Deschutes River Woods
  • Hamilton
  • La Pine
  • Redmond
  • Sisters
  • Terrebonne
  • Three Rivers