Redmond is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 76,354 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Redmond is the 17th largest community in Washington.
Redmond home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Redmond real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Redmond has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 25.43% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Redmond, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Redmond is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Redmond a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Redmond use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Redmond‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Redmond, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Redmond is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 73.05% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Redmond in 2018 was $72,971, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $291,884 for a family of four.
Redmond is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Redmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Redmond include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Redmond's cultural character, accounting for 42.42% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Redmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.