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Redmond, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Redmond had a population of 61,994 as of July 1, 2017. Redmond ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Redmond is located at latitude 47.6783 and longitude -122.1147 in King County. The formal boundaries for the City of Redmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Redmond (GNIS ID: 2411534) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Redmond is located within Seattle East Division of King County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Redmond: Melrose, Salmonberg.

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Redmond, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 61,994
Daytime Population: Workers 91,067
Daytime Population: Residents 29,284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 120,351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.94
Population in Households 61,723
Population in Familes 47,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 271
Population Density2 3,765
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $97,922
Average Household Income $129,837
Per Capita Income $53,362


Total Housing Units 26,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,380 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,038 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,301 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $554,557
Average Home Value $582,184


Total Households 25,417
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 15,771
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.83% 1.53%
Households 1.61% 1.42%
Families 1.71% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Redmond, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redmond to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 97th
Population Density # 49 92nd
Diversity Index # 103 84th
Median Household Income # 55 91st
Per Capita Income # 28 96th

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