Bend

Imagine living in a place where you are able to ski or snowshoe in the morning.

Welcome to Bend

 
Located on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains along the Deschutes River, Bend is Central Oregon's largest city and home to approximately 81,000 residents. It has a reputation as one of the best places to live, work, retire, and visit. Outside Magazine called Bend, the Best Multi-Sport Town in 2017. Bend is known for its miles of mountain biking trails, fishing, hiking, camping, golfing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, and skiing. The community is home to more than a dozen microbreweries, is filled with unique restaurants, and features a vibrant downtown. The city of Bend boasts 63 miles of urban trails including the scenic Deschutes River Trail, 82 parks including several dog off-leash areas. To complement Bend's recreational activities, a vibrant arts and music scene abounds.
 
Imagine living in a place where you can ski or snowshoe in the morning, and golf, bike, or reel in a rainbow trout in the afternoon welcome to daily living in Bend, OR! Residents call this The Sunny Side of the Mountains for good reason. The snow-capped Cascades act as a barrier to clouds coming from the Pacific, giving Bend an average of only 12 inches of precipitation per year three times less than Portland or Seattle.
 
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Overview for Bend, OR

97,042 people live in Bend, where the median age is 38.8 and the average individual income is $43,680. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

97,042

Total Population

38.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$43,680

Average individual Income

Around Bend, OR

There's plenty to do around Bend, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

77
Very Walkable
Walking Score
87
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
40
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Porchlight Coffee, The Bend Wine Bar & Winery Tasting Room, and Mountain High Coins and Jewelry.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.45 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.48 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.46 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bend, OR

Bend has 40,158 households, with an average household size of 2.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bend do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 97,042 people call Bend home. The population density is 2,886.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

97,042

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.8

Median Age

49.85 / 50.15%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
40,158

Total Households

2.4

Average Household Size

$43,680

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bend, OR

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Bend. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Elk Meadow Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
R E Jewell Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Amity Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Marshall High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Realms Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Trinity Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Eastmont Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
New Vision Wilderness West Coast
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Lava Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Pine Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Ensworth Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Deschutes River Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
Bear Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Juniper Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Mountain View Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Highland School at Kenwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
High Lakes Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
William E Miller Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Francis Of Assisi Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Central Oregon Intergovrnmental Council Skills Lab
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Cascade Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Pilot Butte Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Bend Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Westside Village Magnet School at Kingston Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Sky View Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ponderosa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Silver Rail Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Bend International School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
The Waldorf School Of Bend
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
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