Bend, Oregon

Best known for its outdoor lifestyle, Bend, Oregon is tucked between the snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the inspiring high desert plateaus of Central Oregon. Bend has evolved from a sleepy, lumber town to an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and people in search of active and healthy vacation experiences. Located in Central Oregon, you will find Mount Bachelor, Smith Rock, Tumalo Falls State Park, as well as resort areas like Sunriver. Bend brings people from all over the world looking to experience skiing, hiking, camping, fishing and more.

Best known for its outdoor lifestyle, Bend, Oregon is tucked between the snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the inspiring high desert plateaus of Central Oregon. Bend has evolved from a sleepy, lumber town to an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and people in search of active and healthy vacation experiences. Located in Central Oregon, you will find Mount Bachelor, Smith Rock, Tumalo Falls State Park, as well as resort areas like Sunriver. Bend brings people from all over the world looking to experience skiing, hiking, camping, fishing and more.

Old Mill District Bend, Oregon

 

Bend, Oregon Statistics

  • Bend, OR has a population of 79,698
  • Bend is the 423rd largest city in the United States
  • The population density is 2,415 per sq mi which is 5952% higher than the Oregon average and 2565% higher than the national average
  • The median age in Bend is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Oregon average of 39
  • In Bend, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married
  • 39% of Bend residents were born in Oregon, 54% were born out of state

Fun Facts About Bend, Oregon

  • Bend has been named the “dog-friendliest city” with a population of approx. 3 dogs for every human!
  • There is no shortage of parks!- With a goal of having a park within walking distance of every neighborhood, Bend Parks and Rec. has built over 75 parks… and counting!
  • There’s sunshine almost every day of the year. Bend averages 158 days per year of clear days with an additional 105 days that are mostly sunny. Cloudy days in Bend are a rare occurrence
  • We have more breweries per capita than anywhere in the country! With 22 breweries as of 2017 and a population of just over 90,000, Bend has 1 brewery for every 4,000 humans!
  • The average commute time is 16 minutes, 10 minutes less than the national average
  • There is one freeway in Bend, the 97, and the speed limit is 45 MPH
  • We have a lot of roundabouts and we are serious about roundabout etiquette

Bend, Oregon Real Estate Statistics

(*Statistics are reflective of stick-built homes in Bend on less than one acre, stats are from 2017)

  • Bend has a low-inventory of homes on the market, with approx. 2 months of inventory
  • The average sales price of a home in Bend was $464,810 in 2017
  • This was a 10.27% increase over 2016
  • The average days on the market was 109
  • The price range that saw the most sales in 2017 was $300,000 to $349,999
  • There were 2,479 homes sold in 2017

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