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Sisters is a city in Deschutes County, in the Bend metro area.

The community was named for nearby peaks, the Three Sisters.

The latitude of Sisters is 44.291N. The longitude is -121.548W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,192 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,156.


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Median household income
Local
$35,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sisters demographic reports
Sisters is between the high desert and the Cascade Mountains.
Filming location for:
· 1993 movie, "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Bad Ass Coffee
Local festivals include:
  • Sisters Rodeo - June 8-9, 2007
  • Jazz Festival - Sept. 14-16, 2007
  • Western Native American Arts Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
  • Harvest Faire - Oct. 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sisters web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sisters demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Deschutes County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97759 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Sisters residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sisters ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sisters was $17,847, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Sisters residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sisters, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $908.


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Libraries in Sisters include Sisters Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sisters include Sisters Nugget Newspaper

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Politics

Deschutes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sisters political report.

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The average commute time for Sisters workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sisters include Best Western, Comfort Inn Sisters.

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