By 1930, the town had grown to 1,000 and by 1940 had nearly doubled. In the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and most of the 80s, the population remained relatively static, growing slowly around a small commercial/retail center and manufacturing industry.
However, during the 1990s, the population began to grow along with most of Deschutes County.
At the census of 2000, there were 13,481 people, 5,260 households, and 3,618 families residing in the city.
PCC-Schlosser is one growing manufacturing sector in Redmond, employing over 200 in the manufacture of titanium castings for the aerospace and medical markets.The Redmond Spokesman newspaper is the city's oldest continuously operating business, printing its first issue July 14, 1910.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.48% of the population.There were 5,260 households, of which 38.1% had children under 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families.From Redmond there is access to recreational opportunities, including mountain biking, fishing, hiking, camping, rock climbing, white-water rafting, skiing, and golf.
Redmond is a full-service municipality and one of the fastest-growing industrial and residential communities in Oregon.Annual precipitation averages between 8 and 10 inches (200 and 250 mm), with an average annual snowfall of 24 inches (61 cm).The winter season in Redmond provides typical daytime temperatures between 10 °F (−12 °C) and 40 °F (4 °C).Redmond had a population of 26,215 in 2010,) and is on a plateau, at an elevation of 3,077 feet (938 m).Redmond is 15 miles (24 km) north of Bend—the county seat of Deschutes County—144 miles (232 km) from Portland, 129 miles (208 km) from Salem—the capital of Oregon—and 126 miles (203 km) from Eugene.Average nighttime temperatures range anywhere from 0 °F (−18 °C) to 40 °F (4 °C).