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Bend, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Bend is the 7th largest city in Oregon with a population of 90,265 as of July 1, 2017. Bend ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bend is located at latitude 44.0567 and longitude -121.308 in Deschutes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Deschutes County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,625 feet.

The City of Bend (GNIS ID: 2409832) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bend is located within Bend Division of Deschutes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bend population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bend, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 90,265
Daytime Population: Workers 54,431
Daytime Population: Residents 44,094
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98,525
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 89,552
Population in Familes 67,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 713
Population Density2 2,735
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $56,511
Average Household Income $78,937
Per Capita Income $32,433


Total Housing Units 41,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,630 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,259 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,300 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $333,442
Average Home Value $380,973


Total Households 36,889
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 22,788
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.28% 2.07%
Households 2.07% 2.04%
Families 1.97% 1.94%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Bend, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bend to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 98th
Population Density # 85 78th
Diversity Index # 166 56th
Median Household Income # 103 73rd
Per Capita Income # 65 83rd

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