Why Are People Moving to Bend - is it the Lifestyle or the Jobs ?
In an article published 10-1-18, thrillist.com has ranked the top 25 American cities for local economic growth. According to WalletHub, the financial advice site, they compared 515 cities of various population sizes using 15 key data points such as working-age population growth, job growth, poverty rate decrease, median housing price growth and building permit growth. According to this analysis, Bend Oregon ranks 4th in the country.
Does Poverty With a View Still Pertain to Bend?
We know Bend is booming, but having a strong economy contributes to a vibrant community such as what Bend has experienced since coming out of the recession. People moved here traditionally for the lifestyle - Bend was often called "poverty with a view" in the past for a reason. People could earn more money in other parts of the country, but moved here to enjoy the recreational opportunities and small town experience Bend was in the past. It is amazing to see that now Bend is recognized nationally for economic growth. For those of us who have lived in Bend for more than a few years, this designation for 4th in the country for economic growth is something new. It remains to be seen how this new designation will impact the town.
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