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Industry Mix

The current economic expansion is helping to diversify the local economy. Today’s industry composition is much more representative of a major metro area than a rural community. Although construction and leisure and hospitality (tourism) remain important industries in Deschutes County, we are seeing professional and businesses services and health care take up a larger share of the region’s employment. 

 

Manufacturing Employment

Statistical Area

% Growth (2010-2018)

Redmond

41 %

Bend-Redmond MSA

37.2%

Oregon

13.5%

U.S.

7.4%

Deschutes County and Redmond's manufacturing sectors are adding jobs at a significantly faster pace than the rest of the state or nation. Source: Oregon Employment Department

 

Selected Central Oregon Traded Sector Industries

Industry Cluster

Employment/Establishment

Aviation/Aerospace

1,342 jobs @ 83 companies

Bioscience

1,084 jobs @ 32 companies

Brewing & Distilling

1,415* jobs @ 28 companies

Building Products

2,836 jobs @ 67 companies

Specialty Food & Beverage Processing

506 jobs @ 79 companies

High Technology

2,076 jobs @ 121 companies

Outdoor Gear & Apparel

640 jobs @ 96 companies

*Includes brewpub operations (non-traded sector)