Income and Poverty
Income and Poverty
City role: indirect 
Three measures: Redmond median household income; percentage of children living in impoverished households in the Lake Washington School District; and, sales and property tax receipts in Redmond.

Redmond median household income: Inflation-adjusted household income increased slightly during the 2010-12 survey period to $96,644 as compared to $96,175 during the 2009-11 survey period.

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Sales and property tax receipts: Total sales and property tax receipts in Redmond have ranged between $31.5 million and $36.9 million since 2001, adjusted for inflation. Sales tax receipts increased by 7.6% in 2013 while property tax receipts decreased by 2.2% in 2013. Sales tax receipt figures exclude one-time positive adjustments resulting from state audits in 2007 and 2011.

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Lake Washington School District child poverty: Child poverty in the Lake Washington School District increased slightly to 6.2% in 2012.

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Sources: Finance and Information Services Department, U.S. Census Bureau

Updated March 2014

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Jeff Churchill

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