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Overview

Introduction to Redmond, Oregon

Redmond, Oregon, in Deschutes county, is 16 miles NE of Bend, Oregon and 113 miles SE of Portland, Oregon.

Redmond History

Redmond was named after Frank and Josephine Redmond, who settled near the area. The city was platted by a company that was building a major canal project in the area. It was originally incorporated as a town in 1910. The first post office of the area was established in 1915. Redmond was reincorporated as a city in 1916. In the 1940s, it was chosen to be a US Air Force Base.

Redmond and nearby Attractions

  • Hayden City Park
  • Shoe Zoo
  • Petersen Rock Garden & Museum
  • Juniper Golf Course

Things To Do In Redmond

The Petersen Rock Garden & Museum displays mini towers, bridges and buildings made of petrified wood and rock. One can also visit the Redmond Zoo while in Redmond. Hayden City Park, Baker City Park and Ray Johnson Park offer various recreational opportunities. The city also hosts the Deschutes County Fair every year.

Redmond Transportation

Portland International is the nearest major airport.

Redmond Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Central Oregon Community College, Clackamas Community College, Portland Community College and Willamette University.

People

Total Population 27,450
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 10,097
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,904
% Above Poverty Level 75.3%
% Below Poverty Level 24.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.2%
Median Gross Rent $895
Median House Value $160,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.5%
US/American 0.4%
English 10.5%
Irish 11.4%

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

Redmond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Bend, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles SE of Portland, Oregon
County Deschutes
Standard Zip Codes 97756
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.272
Longitude -121.172

Redmond 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 REDMOND ROBERTS AP
Distance 1.9 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 BEND
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 46 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 62 F
Annual Precip 11.7 inches
Station SISTERS
Distance 18.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Eagle Crest (97756)

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
Metolius 1,131 $41,618
Prineville 9,266 $48,228
Sisters 2,596 $56,932

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

Redmond Hospitals

ST CHARLES MEDICAL CENTER - REDMOND
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1253 N CANAL BLVD
(541) 548-8131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Redmond High Schools

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REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL
675 SW RIMROCK DR
541-923-4800
Serves 1,717 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.5

EDWIN BROWN HIGH SCHOOL
850 SW ANTLER AVE
541-923-4868
A Non-traditional School
Serves 88 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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