Redmond, WA


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Redmond is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 60,598 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Redmond is the 18th largest community in Washington.

Redmond home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Redmond real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Redmond is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Redmond is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Redmond who work in computer science and math (28.12%), management occupations (14.40%), and sales jobs (8.55%).

Also of interest is that Redmond has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Redmond is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Redmond, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Redmond. 64.66% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Redmond in 2010 was $51,636, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $206,544 for a family of four.

Redmond is an extremely 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Redmond include English, Irish, European, and Italian.

Redmond also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 38.49%.

The most common language spoken in Redmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.