Portland State University found Deschutes County added nearly 24-hundred residents in the last year. That's a growth rate of 1.5 percent.
That's well ahead of the state's overall growth rate of 0.9 percent for the year.
Deschutes County was the second fastest growing county in the state -- second to Gilliam County.
The city of Bend gained 825 residents during the last year for a one percent increase.