About Redmond Business

Redmond is the seventh most populous city in King County and the 15th most populous city in the State of Washington.

  • College Graduates - 60%
  • Median Household Income - $115,300 (2017)
  • Population - 65,860 (2019)

Redmond's population forecast for 2030 is 78,000.

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 84,547.

Redmond's employment forecast for 2030 is 119,000.

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.