Redmond is the ideal Central Oregon community. Located at the crossroads of Hwy 97 and 126, Redmond provides quick and convenient access to the entire region and the world. The abundance of Central Oregon is within minutes of downtown and Redmond is the home of the region's only commercial airport, Robert's Field, providing First Class access to the world. Add to this the state-of-the-art health care services provided by Cascades Health Care Communities at St. Charles Redmond, a dynamic growing school system and an unparalleled down-home friendly spirit; Redmond's charm is truly a reflection of the best that Central Oregon has to offer.
Redmond Quick Facts
· Population: 23,500; (est. 29,667 in 2015)
· One of the fastest growing cities in Oregon: 11.2%/year
· Elevation: 3,077 feet
· 8.62 annual prec. avg temp. H 85 degrees, 20 degrees
· 16 city parks on 530 acres
· $37M, 8,000 seat Expo Center; 279,000sf event center
· 12 miles of walking/biking trails
· 28 golf courses within 50 miles
· 34 churches in the area
· Award winning school district
· $30 million expansion to 48 bed hospital
· 2006 average home price: $292,268
· 2006 median monthly rent: $919
Residents are served by St. Charles Medical Center - Redmond, a 48 bed JCAHO accredited full service facility. Quality healthcare services include a 24 hour Level IV trauma care emergency room, intensive care, birth and family center, advanced surgical capabilities, community education services, physical therapy, and state of the art imaging facilities, among others. An excellent medical staff boasts physicians specializing in family practice, surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, urology, and orthopedics.
The community is also served by chiropractors, nurse practitioners, and dental professionals. St. Charles Medical Center-Bend (16 miles From Redmond) serves as the regional medical center and has a wide variety of specialized medical facilities including open heart surgery, a cancer center, and extensive diagnostic services.
In one of Oregon's fastest growing areas, the Redmond School District draws it 7,000+ students from over 30,000 residents in the communities of Alfalfa, Crooked River Ranch, Eagle Crest, Redmond, Terrebonne and Tumalo.
With the addition of a new 600-seat elementary (Tom McCall) and 800-seat middle school (Elton Gregory), the Redmond School District began the 2006-07 school year with five K-5 elementary schools; two K-8 community schools, two middle schools, two charter schools, one high school and one alternative high school.
All schools in the Redmond District offer a variety of programs and resources to meet the needs of individual students. Our focus is to raise academic and student performance standards K-12 by offering more challenging and engaging curriculum. It is our goal that all students graduate work-ready and college-ready with the tools necessary to be successful in the 21st century workplace.
For more information regarding the Redmond School District, please visit our website at www.redmond.k12.or.us
In recent years, Central Oregon has enjoyed robust economic growth, a more diversified economy and a growing need for higher education choices. Now residents can choose from classes and degree programs offered locally at Central Oregon Community College, George Fox University, and OSU Cascades Campus.