Living in Redmond, Oregon
Located near Smith Rock State Park, this up-and-coming high desert community is home to Redmond Municipal Airport. A booming downtown with restaurants, hotels and nightlife has added to the attraction of this high desert town.
Redmond has long been known as the Hub of Central Oregon. Today, it is one of the fastest growing industrial and residential communities in Oregon.
The demographic profile of the City includes a relatively high percentage of families. The average household size in the City is estimated at 3.15 and families account for 68% of all households.
Redmond is also home to a growing community of entrepreneurs, who are attracted by the good weather, access to trails and bike paths, quality schools, and multiple world class recreation destinations.
The Redmond School District is the second largest district east of the Cascades, serving a geographically and culturally diverse community that includes parts of Redmond, Crooked River Ranch, Terrebonne, Alfalfa, and Tumalo. It contains 12 schools, plus three charter schools.
Here you’ll find abundant recreation opportunities in all directions. Restaurants, brewpubs, boutiques, combined with outdoor recreation, a bustling farmers market in the summer, and outdoor ice skating in winter.
Outdoor adventure is the name of the game in Redmond. Known for its incredible mountain bike trails as well as the world-class rock climbing at nearby Smith Rock State Park (known as the birth place of U.S. sport climbing).
The vibrant downtown offers opportunities for shopping, dining and public art. Centennial Park is where you’ll find winter ice skating and in the summer, a splash pad.
Redmond is located on the east side of the Cascade mountain range, between Bend to the south and Terrebonne–home to Smith Rock State Park–to the north.More info