About Redmond Business

Redmond is the eighth most populous city in King County and the 17th most populous city in the State of Washington.

  • College Graduates - 68%
  • Median Household Income - $123,449 (2018)
  • Population - 69,900 (2020)

Redmond’s population forecast for 2030 is 71,297*.

The City is located 14 miles northeast of downtown Seattle, at the east end of State Route 520, along the north end of Lake Sammamish.

  • Downtown Seattle and University of Washington - 15 minutes away
  • Seattle Seaport - 25 minutes away
  • SeaTac Airport - 30 minutes away

Redmond is well known as a center of technology and the location for a number of nationally known high-tech, gaming, aerospace and biomedical companies, as well as innovative start-ups. The daytime employment population is approximately 124,630.

Redmond’s employment forecast for 2030 is 103,967*.

Much focus is on the City’s two urban centers, Downtown and Overlake, where both residential and commercial development are flourishing. Southeast Redmond and the Willows Road corridor are also great opportunities for businesses, especially for the manufacturing and high technology sector. For more details about zoning and properties for sale and lease, visit the City’s Property Viewer. 


* Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is currently developing new population, housing, employment projections with the results anticipated during the first quarter of 2021.  Updates will be made to this page when new information is received.