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Redmond is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named for Luke Redmond (or McRedmond), founder.
The latitude of Redmond is 47.674N. The longitude is -122.12W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,391.
The first railroad began servicing the community in 1888.
The community incorporated in 1912 in order to improve infrastructure and tax the numerous saloons.
Logging's decline began in the 1920s. Farming replaced it as the backbone of the economy.
With the completion of a floating bridge in the early 1960s, Redmond became a more attractive residential community. In the 1970s, high-tech firms began locating in the city.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Redmond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98007 ZIP code.
15% of Redmond residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Redmond ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Redmond was $36,233, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Redmond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Redmond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $933. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,633.
Libraries in Redmond include Redmond Regional Library ... View libraries
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Redmond political report.
The average commute time for Redmond workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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