Redding, CA


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Redding is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 91,582 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Redding is the 79th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Redding isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Redding are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Redding is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Redding who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), sales jobs (11.85%), and management occupations (9.06%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Redding spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.05 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Redding overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Redding, 23.18% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Redding in 2010 was $23,893, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,572 for a family of four. However, Redding contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Redding is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Redding home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redding residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Redding include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Redding is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.