We all know home prices in Bend continue to rise and for the average household income it’s near impossible to afford the median price of homes in Bend. Each week Jack Church searches to see what the average income can purchase in Bend while also comparing this to cities of similar size in other states around the country. This week our comparison city is Bismarck, North Dakota.
The capitol of North Dakota has a population of 72,417 and boast an interesting capital building, a cute downtown and a huge heritage center – which is a nice place to escape from North Dakota’s chilly winters.
Jack takes a look at a 3-bedroom fixer-upper for $189,900.
We found out that there will be more than a dozen new apartment complexes coming to Bend in the next couple years. We went to talk to the City of Bends, Senior Planner on the matter.