Redmond, Oregon

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Redmond is a city located in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is named for Frank T. Redmond, who settled near the present site of the town in 1905. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,481.

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History

A post office was established for Redmond August 29, 1915; the city was incorporated December 13, 1916.

A major employer is the Redmond Air Center, located at the Redmond Airport. This is a Forest Service smoke-jumping, firefighting and training installation. In the first decade of the 21st century, Redmond has also become the home for many people who work in Bend, but cannot afford to live there.

Geography

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Location of Redmond, Oregon

Redmond is located at 44°16'8" North, 121°11'1" West (44.268978, -121.183487)Template:GR. It is 16 miles north of Bend on U.S. Highway 97.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.5 km² (10.2 mi²). 26.5 km² (10.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 13,481 people, 5,260 households, and 3,618 families residing in the city. The population density is 508.3/km² (1,316.7/mi²). There are 5,584 housing units at an average density of 210.5/km² (545.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.72% White, 0.09% African American, 1.16% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 2.14% from other races, and 2.08% from two or more races. 5.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,260 households out of which 38.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% are married couples living together, 12.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% are non-families. 24.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $33,701, and the median income for a family is $41,481. Males have a median income of $31,940 versus $23,508 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,286. 9.7% of the population and 6.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.9% of those under the age of 18 and 7.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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