Redmond's Statistics

  • Incorporated: December 31, 1912
  • Area: 16.56 square miles
  • Elevation: 50 feet at City Hall
  • Annual Mean Temperature: 52.8°
  • Average Annual Precipitation: 35.50 inches
  • Population in 1960: 1,426
  • Population in 2016: 60,560
  • Retail Sales Tax: 10% (last updated July 2018)

Budget

YearBudget
Adopted City Budget for 2017/2018$679.5 million
Adopted City Budget for 2015/2016$618.0 million
Adopted City Budget for 2013/2014$581.6 million
Adopted City Budget for 2011/2012$523.1 million
Adopted City Budget for 2009/2010$679.7 million
Adopted City Budget for 2007/2008$590.7 million
Adopted City Budget for 2005/2006$374.6 million
Adopted City Budget for 2003/2004$363.1 million
Adopted City Budget for 2001/2002$355.6 million
Adopted City Budget for 1999/2000$252.0 million


Number of City Employees

YearNumber of Employees
Authorized for 2017/2018671.61 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2015/2016662.97 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2013/2014639.49 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2011/2012625.23 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2009/2010668.23 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2008/2009668.23 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2007/2008608.00 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2005/2006581.97 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2003/2004584.55 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 2001/2002563.50 full-time equivalents
Authorized for 1999/2000524.40 full-time equivalents


Fire Protection

  • Number of Uniformed Personnel: 169
  • Number of Stations: 7
YearCalls for Service
201711,358
201610,995
201510,736
201410,661
20139,927
20129,992
20119,385
201010,441
20096,592
200810,385
20079,896
20069,951
200511,558
200414,682
20038,003
20026,586
20017,236

Police Protection

  • Number of Commissioned Officer: 85
YearNumber of Calls for Service
201728,706
201627,524
201527,924
201424,586
201323,768
201222,640
201123,215
201024,025
200922,985
200823,926
200723,823
200624,477
200524,036
200423,488*
200322,738*
200221,293*
200122,300*

*These numbers may appear different than reported in previous years due to a change in reporting practices.

Transportation

  • Miles of Paved Road (includes state routes): 184.9
  • Number of Traffic Signals: 107

Parks

  • Miles of Developed Trails: 59
  • Total Acres of Park and Trail Open Space: 1,351

Public Schools

  • Number of schools in the city limits: 9
    • Elementary: 6
    • Middle School: 2
    • High School: 1
  • Number of students in the city limits: 6,659 (as of 1/2014)
    • Elementary students 3,035
    • Middle School Students 1,645
    • High School Students 1,888
    • Stella Schola Students 91 (6th-8th)

Redmond is served primarily by the Lake Washington School District #414. (Only schools within the city limits of Redmond are included below.)

Business

  • Number of Active Business Licenses: 5,963 (as of 2016)
  • Estimated Employment: 87,272 (as of 2016)
    • Puget Sound Regional Council estimated employment for Redmond for 2016. This series consists of employment for those firms, organizations, and individuals whose employees are covered by the Washington Unemployment Insurance Act. Covered employment excludes self-employed workers, proprietors, Chief Executive Officers, etc., and other non-insured workers. Typically, covered employment has represented 85-90% of total employment. The employment data represents the number of jobs during March of the given year. Note that this includes part-time and temporary employment, and if a worker holds more than one job, each job would appear in the database.- Puget Sound Regional Council