Redmond is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 28,654 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Redmond is the 18th largest community in Oregon.
Redmond is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Redmond is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Redmond who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (10.60%), and food service (7.80%).
Of important note, Redmond is also a city of artists. Redmond has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Redmond’s character.
The percentage of adults in Redmond who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.86% of the adults in Redmond have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Redmond in 2010 was $19,119, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,476 for a family of four. However, Redmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Redmond is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Redmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Redmond also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Redmond include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Redmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.