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Redwood City, CA: What you need to know

At the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains is Redwood City, the only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay. A vibrant downtown makes it a major entertainment hub for the San Francisco Peninsula, and residents can receive a good education at Canada College. Many tech-based companies do business in Redwood City, including leading employer Oracle with its 6,500 workers, and the community hosts an annual Independence Day Parade billed as “The Largest Independence Day Parade in California.”


Redwood City, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 81,342
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $84,934
Median Home Price $859,100
Walkscore 55

Redwood City, CA Demographics

Median Population in Redwood City, CA

Median Age 36.7%
Age 18 Over 75.8%
Age 21 Over 73%
Age 62 Over 13.9%
Age 65 Over 11.6%

Race in Redwood City, CA

  Ethnicity White 65.9%
  Ethnicity Black 2.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 12.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 38.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 14.4%

Population By Gender in Redwood City, CA

  Male 49.9%
  Female 50.1%

Language in Redwood City, CA

  English Only 54.3%
  English Other 45.7%

Economics in Redwood City, CA

  Median Household Income $84,934
  Median Home Price $859,100
  Homes Owned 48.4%
  Homes Rent 51.6%
  Median Property Rent $1,672

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Commute Types in Redwood City, CA

  Walked 3%
  Worked at Home 5.5%
  Public Transportation 5%
  Other Means 3.9%
  Drove Alone 72.6%
  Carpooled 10.1%

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