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-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation


-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


Quick Facts About Redmond

    The unemployment rate in Redmond is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redmond jobs have Increased by 2.64 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Redmond's cost of living is 68.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Redmond's population is 54,389 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.37 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Redmond is $505,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.20 percent.
    Redmond public schools spend $12,674 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20 students per teacher in Redmond.

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We highly recommend Redmond and the whole Eastside of Seattle. It is further from Puget Sound and the ferries, but the quality of life is so great. The Pacific NW is... (read more)
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Redmond is a good place to raise a family and you are close to major highways to get to... (read more)
re: Just outside Redmond - 11/15/2008
Hi. I actually grew up and live in Honolulu, HI. I am planning to relocate to the Seattle area. Some people say Seattle is more expensive and some people will tell me... (read more)
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