Redmond Quick Facts

Incorporated: 1910

Population: 27,500
Source: PSU Population Research Center

Location: Redmond sits on a plateau at the western edge of Oregon’s High Desert, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 97 (north and south) and State Route 126 (east and west).

Elevation: 3,077 feet, 8.62” annual prec.: avg temp. H 85°, L 20°

Parks: The City of Redmond and the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District (RAPRD) maintain more than 25 parks throughout the community.
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Public Library: The Redmond Library, part of the Deschutes Public Library system, offers programs and services designed to benefit both kids and adults alike. Learn more at

Public Schools: Redmond School District operates five K-5 elementary schools, two K-8 community schools, two middle schools, a charter school, two high schools and one K-12 virtual school. Redmond Schools: 7,000 students, 12 schools, 1 charter, 6 communities

HIGHER LEARNING: The Redmond area is home to two institutes of higher learning:

Central Oregon Community College:

Oregon State University - Cascades:

Air Transportation: Redmond is home to Central Oregon's only commercial airport offering 32 flights daily to seven popular western destinations. $40 million expansion of Redmond Airport terminalfrom 24,000 SF to 140,000 SF, completed in 2010

Community Information: For additional information about visiting, moving to or doing business in Redmond, contact:

City of Redmond


Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB 541-923-5191 

Business Costs
Property tax: $18.8565/$1k
Ind. land prices: $1.75 - $5.00/SF (City land $2.00-$3.00/SF)
No Sales TaxBusiness Costs (Cont'd)
Ind. building const. costs: $50 - $75/SF
Ind. warehouse leases: $.30 - $.50/SF
Ind. office space leases: $.45 - $.70/SF
Commercial office space leases: $.50 - $1.50/SF
Retail space leases: $.40 - $1.50/SF (01/2012)

Business Climate
Area labor force: 94,612 (01/2012)
Training: COCC – Mfg & Applied Tech Center and future development 30,000 SF Regional Technology Center (scheduled to open 2014)
8 motor freight companies. Daily service to Portland
Rail freight service by BNSF and UP Railroads
Redundant local-regional-national fiber optic network hub
Real Market Value of property: $1,570,978,697

Redmond Economic Development, Inc.
446 SW 7th Street
Redmond, OR 97756
Jon Stark, Manager,

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