Redmond

Redmond’s quiet residential neighborhoods feature large single-family homes in a variety of different styles.

Welcome to Redmond

Biking paradise and home of Microsoft’s headquarters.

Redmond is a diverse city located in King County to the east of Seattle. Known as the Bicycle Capital of the Northwest due to its many biking trails, the annual Derby Days street race, and Washington State’s only velodrome, Redmond is also a major hub of hi-tech firms, including Microsoft’s corporate headquarters, which employs close to 100,000 people. This eclectic city offers great shopping and dining, top-rated public schools, arts and cultural venues, and an abundance of exciting annual events. Redmond’s quiet residential neighborhoods feature large single-family homes in a variety of different styles. This fast-growing city also offers many newly-built properties.

Downtown Redmond has several shopping centers and a wide variety of stores and restaurants. Redmond Town Center is the city’s signature retail hub, with over 110 businesses. This two-level mall centers on an open-air plaza and features retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus World Market, Restoration Hardware, and Pier 1 Imports. There is also an IPC movie theater, several gyms and spas, and recognizable fashion brands. Dining options include Haiku Sushi & Seafood Buffet, Matt’s Rotisserie for upscale steak and seafood dining, and family-friendly BJ’s Brewhouse for craft beers and gastropub eats. Other Downtown Redmond businesses include a Trader Joe’s, Woodblock for creative New American cuisine and drinks, and Redmond’s Bar & Grill for gourmet burgers.

The Jerry Baker Velodrome is an outdoor bike racing track that hosts races four nights a week. The velodrome is located at Marymoor Park which, at 640 acres, is by far the largest of Redmond’s 47 public parks. Marymoor Park also has Sammamish River trails, a rock climbing facility, and a 40-acre off-leash dog park. The Concerts at Marymoor is a summer concert series that showcases performances from many big-name acts, such as Cirque du Soleil. Redmond’s biggest biking event is the two-day Derby Days celebration in July. The festivities include a bike race through downtown and a 5K dash on the banks of the Sammamish River. The event also features a carnival, live performances, a beer and wine garden, a pancake breakfast, and a grand fireworks finale. Other events include a Bike Bash in May, the So Bazaar performing arts festival, with dance performances and food trucks over three weekends in August, and the festive Redmond Lights celebration, with live music, art exhibits, and a tree lighting ceremony in December.

Redmond is served by the Lake Washington School District. Top local schools include Rosa Parks and Alcott Elementary schools, Evergreen Middle School, and Tesla STEM High School.


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 Adrish - Zero Waste Lifestyle, Orca Swim School, and fit1fitness Barre Classes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.7 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.86 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.85 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.38 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

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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
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
John J. Audubon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Northern Lights Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
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
Brightmont Academy - Redmond Campus
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Countryside Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Benjamin Rush Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Old Redmond Schoolhouse
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Ready Start Preschool
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Washington Network for Innovative Careers Skill Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Redmond Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Norman Rockwell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Horace Mann Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Albert Einstein Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Clara Barton Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Sammamish River Valley Online School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Redmond Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Rose Hill Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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