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LIVING HERE

Sisters, the ultimate live-work space

f you're looking for a great place to grow your business, you've come to the right place. (Click here to check out our relocation packet!) It's a vibrant community filled with people committed to raising healthy families. Sisters has one of the best-performing school districts in the state. We're a town with the necessary ingredients to grow your business, but we haven't lost our home town feel. Sisters is a quietly emerging economic center for small and mid-sized companies in a broad range of business sectors. 

  •  Technology
  •  Recreation and Resorts
  •  Retail
  •  Nutritional Products
  •  Cosmetics
  •  Specialty Manufacturing
  •  Home Design & Construction
  •  Interior Design
  •  Hospitality
  •  Automotive
  •  Woodworking
  •  Health & Wellness Products and Services
  •  Natural Resource Use and Development
  •  Professional Services

Sisters, Oregon is best known for the 1.6 million acres of national forest, 200 lakes, 10,000 foot Cascade Mountain peaks and 500 miles of clear, fast-running trout streams that grace our Central Oregon surroundings.

See for yourself, and do it now. Contact us at the Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce and schedule a visit. Sisters won't be one of the West's best-kept secrets for long.  Click here for the Sisters Country relocation packet.

Stats and Facts - Sisters, Oregon at a Glance

General Information

  • Population: 2,088 (with 10,000 in the trade area)
  • Incorporated: 1946
  • Elevation: 3187
  • Land area: 1.45 sq. miles
  • Density per square mile: 1,048

 

Demographics

  • Median Age: 38.8 years
  • Median HH Income: $40,952
  • Percentage of family households: 66.2
  • Sisters population is higher than state average for Associates Degree and higher

Housing

  • Median cost single family: $367,450
  • Rent-single family: $1,000/month

Location/Transportation Sisters sits at the juncture of Highways 20, 242 and 126, key cross-Cascades route to Eugene, Salem and Portland. Sisters is also proximate to US Highway 97, a north-south artery from Canada to Northern California, and a preferred trucking route.

Mileage to:

Bend, Oregon  -- 18 miles
Redmond, Oregon  -- 15 miles
Portland, Oregon  -- 173 miles
Salem, Oregon  -- 103 miles
Eugene, Oregon  -- 110 miles
Seattle, Washington  -- 328 miles
San Francisco, California  -- 513 miles

 

Schools

  • Three Pre-K Schools are available.

Commerce Sisters boasts seven different economic sectors including Retail, Tourism, Arts & Culture, Natural Resources & Agribusiness, Light Manufacturing & Industrial, Real Estate & Development and Entrepreneurial. Each of these sectors is well represented and provides the Sisters Country with a well-balanced economic base.

Important Contacts

  • County Sheriff 541-549-1762
  • Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce 541-549-0251

 

Click for a one-page Sisters, Oregon At-A-Glance Sheet (PDF)

Click for a downloadable Relocation Packet. (PDF)

 
      
Current events and activities in Sisters Oregon
Sister’s 60+ Senior Health Fair
10/20/2017 @ 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sisters Park & Recreation District and Sisters/Camp...

Groundbreaking Ceremony-Grand Peaks
10/20/2017 @ 11:00AM - 1:00PM
We hope you'll join us for our ceremonial groundbreaking...

Smith Rock Summit Loop Hike
10/20/2017 @ 9:00PM - 4:00PM
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Nancy Chaffee for...

Salmon Walk
10/21/2017 @ 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Rod Bonacker for...

Fall Colors Walk
10/21/2017 @ 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Mary Crow for a...

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