Redmond, WA 

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+59.5% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

158.1 / 100

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Comfort Index (Climate)

9.3 / 5.5

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Redmond, WA

Redmond, Washington is an idyllic city situated in the picturesque Pacific Northwest. Home to technology giant Microsoft, Redmond is one of the most sought after locations to live and work in the nation. Residents here enjoy plenty of outdoor activities from biking, hiking and boating in nearby Lake Sammamish State Park to exploring Bellevue Botanical Garden and taking in breathtaking views from atop nearby Mount Si. Other attractions in Redmond include Woodinville Wine Country, a vibrant nightlife scene, top-rated restaurants, plus numerous cultural events year round. With its unrivalled quality of life and vibrant atmosphere, Redmond is truly a special place to call home! Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Redmond
Zip Codes: 98052
Cost of Living: 58.1% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in Redmond is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redmond jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Redmond's cost of living is 58.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Redmond's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Redmond, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

Redmond's population is 72,166 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Redmond is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

Redmond public schools spend $15,473 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Redmond. More Education

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Housing Market in Redmond

It's a good time to buy in Redmond. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Redmond is .

Reviews for Redmond   14 Reviews
Do Not Move Here - 8/13/2020
Redmond is a traffic pit and not appealing to the eye. The city council have turned the city over to developers. My friends stopped coming to visit because there is no... Read More

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Redmond it's fantastic! - 3/17/2018
Endless trails and parks, perfect for outdoor activities. Moved in couple of years ago with Read More

Great place to live - 2/4/2015
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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