Redmond, also known as the “Bicycle Capital of the Northwest,” is a King County city rich in ancient Native American history, immense economic success, passion for bicycles, and diverse music and art cultures. this city is home to both Nintendo of America and Microsoft, which account for over 34,000 employees. Bike enthusiasts also praise the city for hosting the entire state’s only velodrome, which is an indoor cycling arena. The average income for Redmond residents tends to be slightly higher than the majority of Washington state, and is nearing $100,000 per year. There are over 60,000 people currently living in Redmond. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy the nearby location of Lake Sammamish as well as the Sammamish River and a short 18 mile distance to the popular downtown area of Seattle.
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