Redlands, CA

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Living in Redlands

Redlands is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 71,513 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Redlands is the 116th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Redlands are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Redlands is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Redlands is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Redlands who work in healthcare (12.05%), office and administrative support (10.77%), and teaching (10.31%).

Also of interest is that Redlands has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One thing noticeable about Redlands, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Redlands is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Redlands a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

Redlands is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.79% of adults in Redlands have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Redlands in 2018 was $36,630, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,520 for a family of four. However, Redlands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Redlands is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Redlands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redlands residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Redlands also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Redlands include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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