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.
Redding is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.62%), sales jobs (11.94%), and management occupations (8.57%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.81 minutes getting to work every day.
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, 23.91% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Redding in 2010 was $24,316, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,264 for a family of four. However, Redding contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Redding is a very 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 Chinese.