Redmond Quick Facts

Incorporated: 1910

Population: 30,600 (2019)   
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 25 flights daily to seven popular western destinations; Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver.  Non-stop seasonal service to Chicago will start in June, 2019. 

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: $18.0057/$1k (Less Measure 50 exception ratio)
Ind. land prices: $4.00 - $6.00/SF (City land $3.50-$4.50/SF)
No Sales Tax Business Costs (Cont'd)
Ind. building const. costs: $70 - $100/SF
Ind. warehouse leases: $.60 - $.85/SF
Ind. office space leases: $.70 - $.85/SF
Commercial office space leases: $.75 - $1.65/SF NNN
Retail space leases: $1.00 - $1.80/SF NNN

Business Climate
Area labor force: 95,706 (02/2019)
Training: COCC – Mfg & Applied Tech Center 30,000 SF Regional Technology Center
8 motor freight companies. Daily service to Portland
Rail freight service by BNSF and UP Railroads
Redundant local-regional-national fiber optic network hub, major metro speeds
Real Market Value of property: $3,821,199,011

Redmond Economic Development, Inc.
411 SW 9th Street, Suite 203
Redmond, OR 97756
Jon Stark, Manager,

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