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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population28,492
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+13,034
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,305
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,843
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,457

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,494
% Above Poverty Level83.8%
% Below Poverty Level16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$948
Median House Value$223,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.7%
German23.7%
English11.8%
Irish10.4%
Italian4%
Norwegian3.9%
Scottish3.5%
French Except Basque3.3%
Dutch3%
Polish1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Danishn1.2%
Russian1.1%
Canadian1%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.7%
Portuguese0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Redmond Almanac

CategoryValue
County Deschutes County
Standard Zip Codes97756
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude44.26
Approximate Longitude-121.22

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)

StationREDMOND ROBERTS AP
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp30 to 62 F
Jul Temp47 to 86 F
Oct Temp33 to 66 F
Annual Precip8.5 inches
StationBEND
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 40 F
Apr Temp30 to 57 F
Jul Temp46 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 62 F
Annual Precip11.7 inches
StationSISTERS
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp29 to 57 F
Jul Temp42 to 83 F
Oct Temp29 to 63 F
Annual Precip14.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bend87,167$72,870
Culver1,860$51,563
Metolius1,143$45,667
Prineville9,515$41,127
Sisters2,452$59,750

Redmond Hospitals

St Charles Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1253 N Canal Blvd

Redmond Public Schools

Elton Gregory Middle School
1220 Nw Upas Ave
ZIP: 97756
(541) 526-6440
Middle
Total Enrollment 574
John Tuck Elementary School
209 Nw 10th St
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4884
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
M A Lynch Elementary School
1314 Sw Kalama Ave
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4876
Primary
Total Enrollment 493
Obsidian Middle School
1335 Sw Obsidian Ave
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4900
Middle
Total Enrollment 622
Redmond High School
675 Sw Rimrock Dr
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4800
High
Total Enrollment 917
Redmond Proficiency Academy
657 Sw Glacier
ZIP: 97756
(541) 526-0882
Other
Total Enrollment 776
Ridgeview High School
4555 Sw Elkhorn Rd
ZIP: 97756
(541) 504-3600
High
Total Enrollment 970
Sage Elementary School
2790 Sw Wickiup
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4865
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Tom Mccall Elementary School
1200 Nw Upas Ave
ZIP: 97756
(541) 526-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Vern Patrick Elementary School
3001 Sw Obsidian
ZIP: 97756
(541) 923-4830
Primary
Total Enrollment 450

Redmond Private Schools

Central Christian School
639 Se 6th St
ZIP: 97756
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 261
St Thomas Academy
536 Sw 12th St #c
ZIP: 97756
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
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