City of Redmond & Deschutes County
2007 Demographics & Housing Profile
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Redmond's Largest Employers
Redmond School Dist.
Eagle Crest Resort
St. Charles Med. Center
City of Redmond
Fontana Wood Products
Deschutes County Wage Survey
Prof. & Bus. Services
The climate is semi-arid. Our mean annual precipitation is only 8.64 inches, so we enjoy a high percentage of sunny days throughout the year. Our area has four distinct seasons, each bringing refreshingly different weather patterns.
From June to August the temperature (Fahrenheit) ranges from an average high of 85 degrees to an average low of 42 degrees. We receive an average of 8 days of measurable rain during this period, with .92 inches falling in June, .29 inches in July and .36 inches in August.
From September to November the temperature varies from an average high of 75 degrees to a low of 26 degrees. During the autumn months, Redmond receives an average of 13 days of measurable rain and 4 days of snow. Average precipitation increases from .39 inches in September to 1.13 inches in November.
From December to February, temperatures usually range from a high of 47 degrees to a low of 20 degrees, although the mercury occasionally drops below zero. Redmond receives its heaviest precipitation during the winter, with an average of 22 days of measurable rain and 16 days of snow. December brings approximately 1.19 inches of precipitation, January about 1.3 inches and February about .73 inches.
From March to May temperature averages range from highs of 65 degrees to lows of 25 degrees. In the spring, Redmond receives about 13 days of measurable rain and 5 days of snow. March brings about 6.1 inches of precipitation, April about .36 inches and May about 1.05 inches.
An owner-occupied home in the City of Redmond is taxed (2007) at: $17.3246 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. Assessed value is 55% of market value. The tax on a home with an assessed value of $250,000 would be $2,382.12
The Redmond community is committed to improving the economic well-being and quality of life for those who choose to live and work here. Redmond Economic Development (RED) is a private non-profit corporation supported by the local business community and the City of Redmond. RED works in partnership with Economic Development for Central Oregon to enhance Redmond's economy.
Working directly with companies and utilizing the assistance of state, regional and local agencies, RED facilitates the creation and retention of local primary jobs and the investment of new capital through expansion of existing businesses and retention of threatened enterprises. RED's other primary objective is attracting and assisting new industrial companies to bring family wage jobs and additional capital investment to Redmond.