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People

Total Population 2,596
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,128
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 55.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,932
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 10.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $941
Median House Value $229,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sisters Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Bend, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SE of Portland, Oregon
County Deschutes
Standard Zip Codes 97759
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.291
Longitude -121.548

Sisters Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SISTERS
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 42 to 83 F
Oct Temp 29 to 63 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Station REDMOND ROBERTS AP
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 30 to 62 F
Jul Temp 47 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 66 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Station MARION FRKS FISH HATCH
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 40 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 70.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sisters, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Black Butte (97759)

Black Butte Ranch (97759)

Tollgate (97759)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bend 81,780 $67,611
Culver 1,414 $51,900
Redmond 27,450 $44,904

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sisters High Schools

SISTERS HIGH SCHOOL
1700 W MCKINNEY BUTTE RD
541-549-4045
Serves 502 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

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