The former San Mateo County Courthouse in Redwood City, California.

Courtesy of David Sawyer, available under a Creative Commons license

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Civics 58
Demographics 67
Economy 56
Education 49
Health 70
Housing 54
Infrastructure 63

#83. Redwood City, CA

The only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay is Redwood City, home to several technology companies such as leading employer Oracle with its 6,500 workers. Redwood City officials are proud of their revitalized downtown district and 24 public parks, and residents can receive a good education at Cañada College. Among the community’s amenities are a 20-screen movie theater and an annual Independence Day Parade billed as “The Largest Independence Day Parade in California.”

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