Bend, OR

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Bend, OR Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Bend Housing Market Information

With 94,520 people, 34,068 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $461,101, Bend house prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, Bend real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bend, accounting for 69.06% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bend include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.89%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.66%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.93%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Bend are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.48% owning and 41.52% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Bend built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bend built between 2000 and later ( 36.52%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 6.92%). There's also some housing in Bend built before 1939 ( 5.03%).

Bend Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Bend has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Bend real estate appreciated 36.53% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.16%, putting Bend in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Bend definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Bend that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Bend real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Bend appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.95%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 88.13% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Bend. Bend appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.73%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.39%.

Relative to Oregon, our data show that Bend's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Oregon.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Bend differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Bend - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Bend real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,534,000 2.7
$1,151,001 - $1,534,000 2.3
$767,001 - $1,151,000 12.9
$613,001 - $767,000 10.4
$460,001 - $613,000 18.6
$307,001 - $460,000 25.8
$153,001 - $307,000 18.8
$77,001 - $153,000 2.5
$0 - $77,000 6.0

Very High for OR
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.62481751824818 8.21256038647343

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bend Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
137.96% 4.73%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,657 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.48
Renters 41.52
Vacant 8.92

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 36.5
1970 - 1999 51.5
1940 - 1969 6.9
1939 or Older 5.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.1
Townhomes 4.9
Small Apt. Buildings 9.7
Apt. Complexes 11.9
Mobile Homes 4.3
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.16
1 Bedroom 6.57
2 Bedrooms 25.57
3 Bedrooms 49.98
4 Bedrooms 13.14
5 or more bedrooms 2.58