Bend, OR: What you need to know

Situated between high-desert plains and tall peaks of the Cascade Range, Bend spans the Deschutes River for opportunities to fish, hike, camp, ski, mountain bike and go whitewater rafting. About 300 days of sunshine a year grace the Bend community, and other attractions include more than a dozen golf courses, microbreweries and a downtown district with independent restaurants and fashion boutiques.

Bend, OR City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 81,780
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $52,989
Median Home Price $271,300

Bend, OR Rankings

Bend , OR Real Estate

The jewel of central Oregon has year-round amenities that are the envy of much larger metropolitan areas

Bend , OR Business and Economy

More specifically, the big five: rum, whiskey, vodka, tequila and gin.

Bend, OR Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 22
In Bend , OR

in Bend , OR

Median Population

Median Age 38.6%
Age 18 Over 77.3%
Age 21 Over 74.3%
Age 62 Over 18.5%
Age 65 Over 14.8%


  Ethnicity White 92%
  Ethnicity Black 0.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.2%


  Median Household Income $52,989
  Median Home Price $271,300
  Homes Owned 41.8%
  Homes Rent 58.2%
  Median Property Rent $955


  English Only 92.9%
  English Other 7.1%

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Commute Types

  Walked 3.2%
  Worked at Home 9.6%
  Public Transportation 0.6%
  Other Means 3.8%
  Drove Alone 75.3%
  Carpooled 7.4%