Redmond has the 1086th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 9.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Redmond is part of the Bend metro area. Unemployment in the Bend area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Bend has the 233rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Redmond is below average at $42,850, and the median cost of a home in Redmond is $155,800, which is below the national average. 18% of workers in Redmond hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Redmond. 77% of Redmond workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 13% walk. People in Redmond spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.