Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Deschutes County Records Inventory

Census Records

1920, 2000

Series documents the population, property, and agricultural production of the county. Records may include census rolls and abstracts, farm schedules, abstract of assessment and census, enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products, and enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment. Information includes number of males and females per age category; head of household; name, age, and gender of household members; occupation and relationship of household members to head of household; and description and value of real and personal property. Information may also include nationality, physical description, birthplace, health, and religion of household members and agricultural production statistics.

The Web-based Deschutes County Property Information application includes GIS map layers documenting census information.

Records at the Deschutes Services Center, Clerk's Office Storage Room 210:
[Miscellaneous Storage Room Maps-includes election precincts, census, vicinities, urban areas, districts-rolled and folded], ca.1982-present (ca.5 cu.ft.).

Records at the Des Chutes Historical Museum, Room 311:
Deschutes County 1920 Census [Abstract-Bookshelf 3B], 1920 (1 binder).

Records at the Bend Public Library:
Census 2000 [Deschutes County Census Maps-in map case drawer], 2000 (68 maps);
Oregon Deschutes County Census [Abstracts-Deschutes Historical Society-Call no. 929.379587 Summers], 1920 (1 binder).


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