Redmond, WA

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2020 Population
67,959
3.66% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.5
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
5.79%
7.52% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$132,770
0.44% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$788,500
12.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
36,506
1.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Redmond, WA had a population of 68k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $132,770. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Redmond, WA grew from 65,558 to 67,959, a 3.66% increase and its median household income grew from $132,188 to $132,770, a 0.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Redmond, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (36.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.57%).

None of the households in Redmond, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

72.4% of the residents in Redmond, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Redmond, WA are DigiPen Institute of Technology (226 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Redmond, WA was $788,500, and the homeownership rate was 50.1%.

Most people in Redmond, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Redmond, WA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Redmond, WA is home to a population of 68k people, from which 72.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 40.6% of Redmond, WA residents were born outside of the country (27.6k people).

In 2020, there were 1.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.4k people) in Redmond, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

72.4%
2020 Citizenship
71.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 72.4% of Redmond, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Redmond, WA was 71.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Redmond, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.4k ± 1.55k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    25k ± 1.72k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.09k ± 789
7.63%
Hispanic Population
5.19k people

In 2020, there were 1.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.4k people) in Redmond, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.63% of the people in Redmond, WA are hispanic (5.19k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Redmond, WA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    245,459 ± 11,963 people
  2. India
    87,443 ± 7,218 people
  3. China
    77,854 ± 6,815 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 245,459 Washington residents, followed by India with 87,443 and China with 77,854.

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Foreign-Born Population

40.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
27.6k people
40.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
26.5k people

As of 2020, 40.6% of Redmond, WA residents (27.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Redmond, WA was 40.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    468 ± 149
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    413 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    233 ± 112

Redmond, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Redmond, WA employs 36.5k people. The largest industries in Redmond, WA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (13,875 people), Retail Trade (4,322 people), and Manufacturing (3,190 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($128,831), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($125,459), and Information ($122,281).

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,193. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

36.5k
2020 Value
± 1,589
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Redmond, WA grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 36k employees to 36.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Redmond, WA, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations (11,826 people), Management Occupations (5,510 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,631 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Redmond, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

36.5k
2020 Value
± 1,589
1.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Redmond, WA grew at a rate of 1.49%, from 36k employees to 36.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Redmond, WA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (13,875 people), Retail Trade (4,322 people), and Manufacturing (3,190 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Redmond, WA, though some of these residents may live in Redmond, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$108,155
Median earning men ± $7,507
$63,622
Median earning women ± $6,032

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($139,321), Information ($129,688), and Public Administration ($124,740).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($101,048), Information ($101,023), and Wholesale Trade ($100,962).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Redmond, WA awarded 226 degrees. The student population of Redmond, WA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 832 male students and 288 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Redmond, WA are Unknown (71 and 40.8%), followed by White (69 and 39.7%), Asian (19 and 10.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 4.6%).

The largest universities in Redmond, WA by number of degrees awarded are DigiPen Institute of Technology (226 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Redmond, WA are Specific Applications Computer Programming (101 and 44.7%), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (49 and 21.7%), and Human Computer Interaction (32 and 14.2%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Redmond, WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 38.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 45.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,120 (74.3% men and 25.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,120 students enrolled in Redmond, WA, 74.3% men and 25.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 607 records, of which 22.2% were women and 77.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Redmond, WA was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 43 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Redmond, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
226 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was DigiPen Institute of Technology with 226 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 168 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Redmond, WA, which is 2.9 times more than the 58 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Unknown students. These 71 degrees mean that there were 1.03 times more degrees awarded to Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 69 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($33,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($200) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,080) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.797% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.827% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.36M), and Bachelors Degree (1.26M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Redmond, WA was $788,500 in 2020, which is 3.43 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $703,000 to $788,500, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Redmond, WA is 50.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Redmond, WA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Redmond, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Redmond, WA is $132,770. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Redmond, WA was Census Tract 323.21 with a value of $206,285, followed by Census Tract 323.23 and Census Tract 229.02, with respective values of $169,420 and $153,958.

Property

$788,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$22,748
$13,561
Median Property Taxes
±$857

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Redmond, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Redmond, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

50.1%
Homeownership
2020
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 50.1% of the housing units in Redmond, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 323.21
  2. Census Tract 323.23
  3. Census Tract 229.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Redmond, WA was Census Tract 323.21 with a value of $206,285, followed by Census Tract 323.23 and Census Tract 229.02, with respective values of $169,420 and $153,958.

The following map shows all of the places in Redmond, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$132,770
Median Household Income
± $8,202
27.1k
Number of Households
± 1,354

In 2020, the median household income of the 27.1k households in Redmond, WA grew to $132,770 from the previous year's value of $132,188.

The following chart displays the households in Redmond, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Redmond, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (57.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.8%)
  3. Carpooled (11.4%)

In 2020, 57.3% of workers in Redmond, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.8%) and those who carpooled to work (11.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Redmond, WA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Redmond, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Redmond, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Redmond, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Redmond, WA (3.92k out of 67.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Redmond, WA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96% of the population of Redmond, WA has health coverage, with 73.1% on employee plans, 5.79% on Medicaid, 7.34% on Medicare, 9.35% on non-group plans, and 0.448% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see 830 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (829 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 912 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 216 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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830 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in King County, WA

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see an average of 830 patients per year. This represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (829 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in King County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 27.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.96% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.99%
Uninsured
73.1%
Employer Coverage
5.79%
Medicaid
7.34%
Medicare
9.35%
Non-Group
0.448%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Redmond, WA grew by 35.8% from 2.94% to 3.99%.

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