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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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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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sisters was $17,847, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Sisters residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sisters, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $908.
Libraries in Sisters include Sisters Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sisters include Sisters Nugget Newspaper
Deschutes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sisters political report.
The average commute time for Sisters workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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