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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Pleasant climate

Cons

-Isolation
-Arts & culture
-Cost of living and housing


What Bert Has To Say About Bend-Redmond Metro Area


Bend is an artsy resort community in the high Oregon desert just east of the Cascade Range and the Mount Bachelor ski area. To Oregon, it is what Aspen is to Colorado or Truckee/Lake Tahoe is to California: with a fairly upscale clientele, several nearby resort communities, and an attractive small downtown. Quite obviously Bend has been discovered for its recreation opportunities, climate and small town atmosphere, and has grown rapidly as a retreat for retirees, young people, and self-employed or small business workers with only occasional need for a bigger city. This rapid growth aggravates the downsides of increasing living and housing costs and has brought some areas of unattractive sprawl.

Highlights


Small resort city - Central Oregon, just east of the Cascade Range See Local Real Estate
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City: Bend
Zip Codes: 97701, 97702, ... 2 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 3623 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Bend


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Bend is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bend jobs have Increased by 5.84 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bend's cost of living is 32.50% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bend's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Bend's population is 87,014 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 325.10 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Bend is $348,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.39%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Bend public schools spend $10,300 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.6 students per teacher in Bend. Learn more...

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  5/16/2018
Only for the rich

It isn't worth it. Bend isn't that special. The weather is so-so, the traffic is terrible, medical services are overstrapped, forget about a dentist, and housing is SO... (Read More)

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  5/8/2018
'Resort Community." "Grab Your Wallet."

The natives of Oregon tell me that Bend 50 years ago was a scrappy logging town. No, disrespect to loggers! Here's my general impressions. Take Ashland, add a dose of... (Read More)

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  4/29/2018
over crowded lack of health care

If you need a doctor and you have insurance it's hard to find one. It's unbelievable. I am from SF. I lived in LA for 7 years and loved it. Living here is very Vanilla.... (Read More)

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