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Located 15 miles east of Seattle, Redmond is situated in the picturesque Sammamish Valley at the north end of Lake Sammamish. Seatac, an international airport, is only 23 miles away, allowing for easy access to business and personal travel. Redmond is also preparing for the arrival of four new light rail stations that will provide fast, frequent, and reliable connections to Bellevue, Seattle, and the rest of the region. 

Redmond is home to many world-renowned organizations, and is known as the region's hub for technological innovations with a number of nationally known high-tech companies in gaming, aerospace, and biomedical, in addition to multiple innovative start-ups. The city prides itself for its high quality of life with good schools, a healthy economic base, a parks system that provides a variety of active and passive recreational opportunities, diverse offerings for shopping and dining, safe neighborhoods, and an emphasis on quality development and protection of the natural environment.  

  • Median Household Income - $142,920 (2019)
  • Evening Population (non-business) - 73,256 (2020)
  • Daytime Employment Population - 130,523 (2019)

Redmond’s estimated population forecast for 2050 is 128,400*.

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. 

*This estimate depends on several factors. Among the biggest factors: the Comprehensive Plan Update is exploring a variety of growth scenarios, which will have different estimated populations. Also, Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is currently developing new population, housing, employment projections. Updates will be made to this page when new information is received.