Sisters, Oregon

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Population in 2019: 2,781 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +190.0%
Males: 1,321  (47.5%)
Females: 1,460  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 97759.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,457 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Sisters:

$64,457
OR:

$67,058

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,469 (it was $17,847 in 2000)

Sisters city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $375,167 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Sisters:

$375,167
OR:

$354,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $379,493; detached houses: $402,687; townhouses or other attached units: $333,736; mobile homes: $178,462

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,325.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sisters: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sisters, OR (2019)
    • 2,17980.7%White alone
    • 39614.7%Hispanic
    • 742.7%Two or more races
    • 311.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

Races in Sisters detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sisters, Oregon as of July 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sisters is 2,395 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (14.5%), American (13.3%), English (8.8%), Dutch (7.5%), Norwegian (7.1%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 3186 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,923 people per square mile   (low).

Sisters, Oregon map

198 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

This city:

7.1%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,902 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,793 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (20.1 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (92.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (725.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Black Butte Ranch, OR (2.8 miles ),
Tumalo, OR (3.3 miles ),
Eagle Crest, OR (3.5 miles ),
Camp Sherman, OR (3.5 miles ),
Grandview, OR (3.6 miles ),
Redmond, OR (4.3 miles ),
Terrebonne, OR (4.3 miles ),
Pronghorn, OR (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 44.29 N, Longitude: 121.55 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Sisters, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sisters, OR in 2019

Property values in Sisters, OR

Sisters satellite photo by USGS

Sisters tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Oregon:

5.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +237 (+32.8%).
Most common industries in Sisters, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Sisters, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Sisters, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sisters, Oregon average temperatures Sisters, Oregon average precipitation Sisters, Oregon humidity Sisters, Oregon wind speed Sisters, Oregon snowfall Sisters, Oregon sunshine Sisters, Oregon clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 127. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

127
U.S.:

74
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 15.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Sisters-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2426% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 321.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 333.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from Sisters center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 260.7 miles away from Sisters center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from Sisters center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 269.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Deschutes County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sisters topographic map

Airports located in Sisters:

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Amtrak station near Sisters:

  • 19 miles: REDMOND (2456 S. US HWY. 97) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sisters:

  • Central Oregon Community College (about 19 miles; Bend, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,217)
  • Lane Community College (about 77 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 78 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 81 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 85 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Willamette University (about 86 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Oregon State University (about 88 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)

Public high school in Sisters:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sisters:

Private elementary/middle school in Sisters:

  • SISTERS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70, Location: 15211 MCKINNEY BUTTE RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sisters: Cascades East Transit Sisters Park and Ride (A), Sisters Public Library (B), Sisters City Hall (C), Deschutes County Justice Court Sisters (D), United States Forest Service Sisters Ranger District (E), Oregon Department of Forestry (F), Sisters Camp Sherman Rural Fire Protection District (G), Sisters Ranger Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sisters include: Cliff Clemens Park (1), Buck Run City Park (2), Creekside City Park (3), Harold Barclay City Park (4), Three Sisters Overnight City Park (5), Village Green City Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fan May S MD (231 East Cascade Avenue), BMC Bend Memorial Clinic LLP (231 East Cascade).

Hotels: Ponderosa Lodge Best Western (505 West Highway 20), Best Western Ponderosa Lodge & Suites (505 Highway 20 West), Aspen Meadow Lodge (68733 Junipine Lane), Best Western Inn (505 Highway 20 West), Best Western Ponderosa Lodge (505 Highway 20 West), Sisters Motor Lodge (511 West Cascade Avenue), Sisters Inn & R.V. Park (525 West Highway 20).

Deschutes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sisters and their reported violations in the past:

INDIAN MEADOW WATER COMPANY (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUTTLE LAKE UNITED METHOD CAMP (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ASPEN LAKES UTILITY CO LLC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUTTLE LAKE RESORT & MARINA (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SISTERS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.8%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sisters (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Cascades: Sisters Branch at 272 E Main Street, branch established on 1974/03/01. Info updated 2007/01/18: Bank assets: $1,334.8 mil, Deposits: $1,087.3 mil, headquarters in Bend, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Cascade Bancorp
  • South Valley Bank & Trust: Sisters Branch at 610 N Arrowleaf Trail, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $771.3 mil, headquarters in Klamath Falls, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: South Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sisters Branch at 123 West Hood Street, branch established on 1980/02/25. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sisters:

Marital status in Sisters, OR
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sisters:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sisters
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sisters, OR (based on Deschutes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,32997
Catholic11,6435
Other6,39429
Mainline Protestant4,92214
Orthodox261
None117,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Deschutes County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Deschutes County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Deschutes County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 192
Deschutes County:

12.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Deschutes County:

17.3%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
Oregon:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Oregon:

46.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sisters:

20.2%
Oregon:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sisters:

9.1%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sisters:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sisters:

32.7%
Oregon:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Sisters:

78.3%
Oregon:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sisters, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$62,979$125,9580$0
Sewerage 3$8,487$33,9480$0
Water Supply 2$6,918$41,5080$0
Financial Administration 2$21,072$126,4323$12,657
Other and Unallocable 1$3,903$46,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$7,658$91,8960$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,829$45,9480$0
Totals for Government 16$114,845$86,1343$12,657

Sisters government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $120,000 ($43.15)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($41.71)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($6.83)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $561,000 ($201.73)
    Water Utilities: $517,000 ($185.90)
    Regular Highways: $516,000 ($185.54)
    Sewerage: $472,000 ($169.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $389,000 ($139.88)
    General - Other: $387,000 ($139.16)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($70.84)
    General Public Buildings: $111,000 ($39.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000 ($116.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $566,000 ($203.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,029,000 ($370.01)

Sisters government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $866,000 ($311.40)
    Other: $26,000 ($9.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($7.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $71,000 ($25.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($8.99)
    Rents: $12,000 ($4.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $567,000 ($203.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $279,000 ($100.32)
    Other: $248,000 ($89.18)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($12.94)
  • Tax - Property: $918,000 ($330.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $482,000 ($173.32)
    Other License: $471,000 ($169.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $344,000 ($123.70)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $184,000 ($66.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $64,000 ($23.01)

Sisters government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,253,000 ($2608.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,918,000 ($2487.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($120.46)

Sisters government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,369,000 ($3009.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($75.51)

9.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
Deschutes County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.62% ($77,869 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.44% ($77,838)
from Lane County, OR  0.43% ($57,309)


6.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Deschutes County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Crook County, OR  0.44% ($44,588 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.38% ($40,822)
to Jefferson County, OR  0.34% ($38,806)
Businesses in Sisters, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Sisters:

  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICE (940 AM; 10 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sisters:

  • KSJJ (102.9 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KQAK (105.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • KXIX (94.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • K266AI (101.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205BJ (88.9 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON(ACTING BY & THROUGH THE ST BD OF HIGHER EDU))
  • KTWS (98.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KWPK-FM (104.1 FM; SISTERS, OR; Owner: THUNDEREGG WIRELESS, L.L.C.)
  • KLRR (107.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOAB-FM (91.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVLB (90.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208CV (89.5 FM; TUMALO, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLR (97.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: TERRY A. COWAN)
  • KMGX (100.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KMTK (99.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWLZ-FM (96.5 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KWSO (91.9 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: CONFEDERATED TRIBES WARM SPRINGS REV)
  • KMJZ-FM (95.1 FM; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sisters:

  • KOAB-TV (Channel 3; BEND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KTVZ (Channel 21; BEND, OR; Owner: NPG OF OREGON, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • 10,766Total average daily traffic
  • 669Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,996Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$146,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9906.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sisters, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sisters, OR - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 51. The highest number of reported fires - 81 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2017. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sisters, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.5%), and Structure Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sisters, OR
    • 53962.5%Outside Fires
    • 20924.2%Structure Fires
    • 768.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 384.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sisters, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sisters, Oregon:

  • Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, 500 Hwy 20 W, Sisters, Oregon 97759 , Phone: (541) 549-1234, Fax: (541) 549-0409
  • Sisters Inn, 540 Us Hwy 20, Sisters, Oregon 97759 , Phone: (541) 549-7829, Fax: (541) 549-1807
  • Fivepine Lodge & Conference Center, 1021 Desperado Trl, Sisters, Oregon 97759 , Phone: (541) 549-5900, Fax: (541) 549-5200
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sisters, Oregon
Most common first names in Sisters, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3175.7 years
William2675.3 years
Robert2472.7 years
Dorothy1782.0 years
James1671.9 years
Charles1578.5 years
Richard1367.8 years
Donald1277.3 years
Ruth1183.9 years
George1076.4 years
Most common last names in Sisters, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1170.5 years
Wilson875.2 years
Davis771.6 years
Curtis678.0 years
Johnson673.7 years
Clemens593.0 years
Anderson582.8 years
Miller571.6 years
Nelson573.0 years
Painter584.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sisters, OR
  • 79.8%Electricity
  • 8.2%Wood
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sisters, OR
  • 86.3%Electricity
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Solar energy


Sisters compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 45 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark A. Thomas (8)
  • Patrick Richard Brady (8)
  • Mitchell Thomas (6)
  • Matthew David Wessel (6)
  • Jeffrey Douglas Johnson (4)
  • Forrest Babcock (3)
  • David T. Amm (3)
  • Michael Lawrence (2)
  • Kenneth C. Carhart (2)
  • Vito Ignatius Bartolotta (2)

Total of 60 patent applications in 2008-2022.