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Overview

Introduction to Redmond, Washington

Redmond, Washington, in King county, is 5 miles NE of Bellevue, Washington (center to center) and 10 miles NE of Seattle, Washington. The city is included in the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan area.

Redmond History

European settlers arrived in this area in the 1870s. Luke McRedmond was among the earliest settlers. The settlement was initially called Salmonberg, in reference to the abundance of salmon in the local rivers and streams. The area opened its first post office in 1881 and the community was renamed Melrose. However, the name was changed to Redmond in 1883 by Luke McRedmond when he became the postmaster.

Redmond and nearby Attractions

  • Marymoor Park
  • Sammamish River Trail
  • The Old Redmond Firehouse
  • Overlake Fashion Plaza
  • Bear Creek Village
  • Redmond Historical Society

Things To Do In Redmond

The city of Redmond has 23 well maintained parks which cover an area of over 1,000 acres. The parks offer several facilities including picnic areas and fields and courts for various sports. Marymoor Park is the largest park in the city and has an outdoor theater, climbing rock, dog park, and velodrome. There are over 17 miles of trails in the city which facilitate bicycling, hiking, and horseback riding.

Redmond Transportation

The Boeing Field/King County International Airport is half an hour drive away.

Redmond Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at Bellevue Community College, Lake Washington Technical College, and City University.

Demographics

People

Total Population59,268
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens10.1%
Employed Population 16+31,377
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married60.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher66.8%
Median Earnings25+$70,476
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,066
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,617

Wealth

Median Family Income$125,758
% Above Poverty Level93.5%
% Below Poverty Level6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation10.3%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,617
Median House Value$525,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.8%
German10.5%
English8.2%
Irish6.8%
Italian2.9%
Norwegian2.8%
Scottish2.4%
Russian2%
Swedish2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.7%
Arab1.2%
Romanian1.1%
Dutch1%
African0.9%
US/American0.8%
Israeli0.8%
Greek0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Turkish0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Icelander0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Somali0.1%
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Redmond Almanac

CategoryValue
County King County
Standard Zip Codes98052, 98053, 98074
P.O. Box Zip Codes98073
Phone Area Codes206,425
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.68
Approximate Longitude-122.12

Redmond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSEATTLE SAND PT WSFO
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp35 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp46 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationSNOQUALMIE FALLS
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp52 to 74 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip62 inches
StationSEATTLE TACOMA AP
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp36 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp46 to 60 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beaux Arts Village368$217,917
Bellevue136,718$118,483
Hunts Point461$195,833
Kirkland85,812$117,475
Sammamish62,136$160,514
Yarrow Point1,149$250

Redmond Hospitals

Swedish Medical Center - Redmond Ed
(Non-profit)
18100 Union Hill Road
(425) 498-2020

Redmond Public Schools

Audubon Elementary
3045 180th Ne
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Contractual Schools
16250 Ne 74th St
ZIP: 98052
(425) 702-3200
Other
Total Enrollment 22
Einstein Elementary
18025 Ne 116th
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2540
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Mann Elementary
17001 Ne 104th
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2610
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Ready Start Preschool
15130 Ne 95th St
ZIP: 98052
(425) 882-8170
Primary
Total Enrollment 3
Redmond Elementary
16800 Ne 80th
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2660
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Redmond High
17272 Ne 104th
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-1800
High
Total Enrollment 1875
Redmond Middle School
10055 166th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2440
Middle
Total Enrollment 1000
Rockwell Elementary
11125 - 162nd Ave Ne
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2670
Primary
Total Enrollment 673
Rose Hill Middle School
13505 Ne 75th
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2460
Middle
Total Enrollment 750
Rush Elementary
6101 152nd Ave Ne
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2690
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Stella Schola
13505 Ne 75th Street
ZIP: 98052
(425) 936-2475
Middle
Total Enrollment 91
Sunrise Elementary
14075 172 Av Ne
ZIP: 98052
(425) 408-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 253
Washington Network For Innovative Careers
Wanic, 16250 Ne 74th Street
ZIP: 98052
(425) 702-3283
High
Alcott Elementary
4213 - 228th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2490
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Dickinson Elementary
7040 - 208th Ne
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2530
Primary
Total Enrollment 561
Evergreen Middle School
6900 208th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2320
Middle
Total Enrollment 883
Explorer Community School
7040 208th Ne
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2533
Primary
Total Enrollment 72
Rosa Parks Elementary
22845 Ne Cedar Park Crescent
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2650
Primary
Total Enrollment 608
Tesla Stem High School
4301 228th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98053
(425) 936-2770
High
Total Enrollment 557

Redmond Private Schools

Cascadia Montessori School
4239 162nd Ave Ne
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 71
Dartmoor School
7735 178th Pl Ne Ste A
ZIP: 98052
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 56
Faith Lutheran School
9041 166th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
Little Folks Christian School
16601 Ne 95th St
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Marymoor Spanish Montessori School
4244 Bel Red Rd
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
Medina Academy
16600 Ne 80th St
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 129
Spectrum Academy
2576 152nd Ave Ne Apt B112
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
The Sammamish Montessori School
7655 178th Pl Ne
ZIP: 98052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 85
Montessori Children's House
5003 218th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98053
Elementary
Total Enrollment 33
The Bear Creek School
8905 208th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 695
The Overlake School
20301 Ne 108th St
ZIP: 98053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 535
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