Bend, Oregon 

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Population

87,014

325% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$52,471

Avg. Home Price

$411,900

Best Places to Live in Bend, Oregon

Small resort city - Central Oregon, just east of the Cascade Range
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Pleasant climate
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts & culture
-Cost of living and housing

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Deschutes County
Metro Area: Bend-Redmond Metro Area
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 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bend jobs have increased by 5.84%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bend's cost of living is 34.10% 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%. 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 $411,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.93%. 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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Housing Market in Bend

It's a good time to buy in Bend. Home Appreciation is up 9.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Bend Real Estate.

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Reviews for Bend   82 Reviews
Bend is the most over-rated town in Oregon ... - 7/28/2018
I was born in Bend, my parents grew up in Bend and I loved Bend almost my entire life. In fact, I moved back to Bend to retire in the mid 2000's. It has become a town... Read More

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To many people, only for RAMFs (Rich A$$ MF) - 6/9/2018
To many people, only for RAMFs (Rich A$$... Read More

Only for the rich - 5/16/2018
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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ZIP CODES IN BEND, OREGON
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