Bend, Oregon 

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Population

101,886

+17.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$52,471

Median Home Price

$634,200

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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.


QUICK FACTS

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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 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
In the last Presidential election, Deschutes county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.7% to 44.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bend's population is 101,886 people. Since 2020, 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: $634,200. 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 29.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bend is $634,200.

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Reviews for Bend   98 Reviews
Bend has changed. - 8/25/2021
I've lived in Bend for 10 years now. I'm originally from a poorer town in CA with the same population as Bend. Here are my pros and cons of living in Bend. Pros: -... Read More

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Outdoor paradise with a worrisome future. - 8/3/2021
I lived in central Oregon for 27 years and Bend is the hub for the whole region. I always described it as a city with a small town vibe. There is so much outdoor stuff... Read More

Think twice about Bend, Oregon - 6/4/2021
I am a NATIVE Oregonian. Born here, married literally, "the girl next door", raised our kids and grandkids here. Married for 42 years, and I can share with any one... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BEND, OREGON
97701 97702

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