Redmond

Redmond

Tech Hub with a Pulse on Innovation.

Welcome to Redmond

Tech Hub with a Pulse on Innovation.

Redmond, an urban oasis that balances modern vibrancy with accessible suburban comfort, is renowned as the home of tech giants like Microsoft and Nintendo. This city is a cornerstone of innovation in the Pacific Northwest, drawing a diverse, tech-savvy population. Its urban layout makes it exceptionally walkable, with a variety of amenities easily accessible to residents and visitors. Redmond's blend of technological influence and cultural richness creates an energetic atmosphere where cutting-edge developments and community traditions intersect seamlessly.

Beyond technology, Redmond offers a wealth of recreational and social opportunities. From sprawling parks to bustling shopping districts, the city provides a comprehensive living experience. Whether you're a professional seeking proximity to industry leaders, a student attending one of the acclaimed local institutions, or simply looking for a lively community to call home, Redmond delivers with charm and efficiency.

What to Love

  • Home to world-renowned tech headquarters
  • Urban yet accessible suburban feel
  • Vibrant community events
  • Extensive parklands and recreational facilities
  • High-quality educational institutions

Local Lifestyle

Life in Redmond is dynamic and fast-paced, yet the community atmosphere brings a warm, welcoming contrast to the bustle of city life. Residents take pride in their tech-driven economy yet cherish their time outdoors and in local gathering spots. The city's infrastructure supports a lifestyle that values both innovation and relaxation, with facilities like the Redmond Town Center offering shopping and dining within walking distance of residential areas. Community events, such as Derby Days and the Marymoor concert series, foster a strong sense of togetherness, making Redmond not just a place to work but also a place to live fully.

Dining and Shopping

Redmond's dining scene is as diverse as its population, with culinary offerings that range from casual eateries to upscale dining experiences. The Redmond Town Center is a focal point for food enthusiasts, featuring a variety of restaurants that cater to every taste and occasion. Shopping here is just as varied, with a mix of local boutiques and international brands that make retail therapy a frequent pleasure.

The city's commitment to diversity is also evident in its food offerings. Whether you're craving artisan coffee, ethnic specialties, or gourmet meals, Redmond's chefs and restaurateurs are passionate about catering to every palate. This culinary diversity not only enhances the dining landscape but also serves as a reflection of the community's global influences.

Moreover, Redmond's markets and local stores support a sustainable shopping culture. From farmers' markets offering locally sourced produce to artisanal shops selling unique crafts, the city champions environmentally conscious living and community-supported businesses.
 

Things to Do

Redmond thrives with activities that engage its community and attract visitors. The city's parks, like Marymoor Park and Downtown Redmond Park, offer extensive space for outdoor activities — from cycling and hiking on the Sammamish Trail to leisurely picnics and sports. These green spaces serve as the city's lungs, providing residents with a natural retreat from their high-tech work environments.

Culturally, Redmond doesn't shy away from celebrating its heritage and innovation. The annual Derby Days symbolize the city's rich history, while modern events like the Movies in the Park showcase its forward-thinking, community-focused ethos. The blend of past and present is a cornerstone of Redmond's identity, offering a well-rounded, engaging lifestyle.

Schools

Educational opportunities in Redmond are exceptional, with institutions like The Bear Creek School, The Overlake School, and DigiPen Institute of Technology offering diverse curricula that cater to different interests and academic needs. These schools are known for their rigorous educational standards and their commitment to preparing students for a globalized, tech-oriented future.

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Overview for Redmond, WA

72,166 people live in Redmond, where the median age is 34.6 and the average individual income is $72,971. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,166

Total Population

34.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$72,971

Average individual Income

Around Redmond, WA

There's plenty to do around Redmond, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Very Walkable
Walking Score
88
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
51
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Fuller-Nutrifuel, SkillAtSpice, and Colors of Redmond.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.56 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1 miles 44 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.33 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.06 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Redmond, WA

Redmond has 29,024 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Redmond do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 72,166 people call Redmond home. The population density is 4,356.02 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,166

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.6

Median Age

51.27 / 48.73%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
29,024

Total Households

2.48

Average Household Size

$72,971

Average individual Income

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Schools in Redmond, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Redmond. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
John J. Audubon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Benjamin Rush Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Northern Lights Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Redmond Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Norman Rockwell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Washington Network for Innovative Careers Skill Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Eastside Academy--Redmond
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
Eaton Arrowsmith Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
The Sammamish Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Horace Mann Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Albert Einstein Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Clara Barton Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Brightmont Academy - Redmond Campus
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Redmond Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Rose Hill Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Contractual Schools
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Countryside Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available

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