Bend, Oregon 

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Population

87,167

+17.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$52,471

Median Home Price

$447,200

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Best Places to Live in Bend, Oregon

Small resort city - Central Oregon, just east of the Cascade Range. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Bend, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Bend, OR Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Deschutes County
Metro Area: Bend-Redmond Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Bend
Zip Codes: 97701 97702
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 3623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bend is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bend jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bend's cost of living is 23.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bend's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Deschutes county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bend's population is 87,167 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bend is Real Estate: $447,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.5%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Bend

It's a good time to buy in Bend. Home Appreciation is up 9.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bend is $447,200.

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Reviews for Bend   93 Reviews
LOVE IT! - 4/6/2021
I lived in Bend for 8 years with my wife and 4 children. We recently moved to Cape Cod and are now moving to St. George Utah. ( We are Gypsies and give our kiddos a... Read More

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So over-rated - 3/9/2021
Horrible place to settle down permanently. The locals are inbred morons. The transplants from Portland and California are greedy, self-obsessed, and take all they can... Read More

What an awesome town. - 1/4/2021
I've lived here for 2 years now and can sum up the city from my experience with the following: 1. Bend is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. I spent over 200 days in the... Read More
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