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Bend, Oregon
Ashland, Oregon
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Bend is 19% less densely populated than Ashland.
People are 12% more likely to be married in Ashland.
The Median Age is 5.2 years younger in Bend.

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PEOPLE
 Bend, ORAshland, ORUnited States
 Population87,01420,861321,418,820
 Population - 201074,32720,103308,745,538
 Population - 200052,02919,522285,036,114
 Population - 199020,46916,234251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now325.10%28.50%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now67.24%6.86%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,6363,14391
 Land Area3373,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age38.443.637.4
 Female Population51.21%55.43%50.81%
 Male Population48.79%44.57%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Bend, ORAshland, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.30%3.22%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.31%4.83%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.56%5.73%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.57%3.47%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.29%5.28%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.58%8.39%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.82%11.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.22%10.02%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.39%11.62%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.63%8.46%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.02%8.81%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.74%11.07%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.09%5.23%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.48%2.83%1.85%
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 RACE
 Bend, ORAshland, ORUnited States
 White87.10%87.74%62.77%
 Black0.53%2.18%12.24%
 Asian1.86%2.21%4.95%
 Native American0.32%0.39%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.09%0.12%0.16%
 Other0.07%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.86%2.90%2.13%
 Hispanic8.16%4.28%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.84%95.72%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Bend, ORAshland, ORUnited States
 Households32,4429,324116,211,000
 Family Households19,7984,56076,958,100
 Non Family Households12,6444,76439,253,000
 Household Size2.442.12.63
 Married Population52.51%40.62%50.58%
 Single Population47.49%59.38%49.42%
 Now Married50.64%39.30%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.87%1.32%2.17%
 Never Married27.53%36.12%32.55%
 Widowed5.46%4.89%5.95%
 Divorced14.50%18.37%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.61%24.36%31.68%
 Married, no children44.26%48.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.44%20.02%16.94%
 Single, no children6.68%7.52%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Bend

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