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Redwood City is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 82,881 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Redwood City is the 101st largest community in California.
Redwood City home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Redwood City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Redwood City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Redwood City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Redwood City who work in management occupations (13.05%), sales jobs (10.75%) and office and administrative support (10.42%).
Also of interest is that Redwood City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Redwood City, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about Redwood City is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Redwood City use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Redwood City‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Redwood City ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Redwood City, 41.29% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Redwood City in 2010 was $42,063, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,252 for a family of four. However, Redwood City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Redwood City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Redwood City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redwood City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Redwood City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Redwood City include German, Irish, Italian, English and French.
Redwood City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.87%.
The most common language spoken in Redwood City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|REDWOOD CITY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||28,129|
|REDWOOD CITY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||51.06%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||48.94%|
|TYPE OF REDWOOD CITY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||48.15%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.56%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.89%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.59%|
|SIZE OF REDWOOD CITY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.89%|
|AGE OF REDWOOD CITY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.38%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||37.08%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||49.11%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.43%|
|REDWOOD CITY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,209,404|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,144|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $79,000||1.69%|
|$79,001 - $158,000||1.07%|
|$158,001 - $316,000||2.96%|
|$316,001 - $474,000||2.06%|
|$474,001 - $632,000||2.66%|
|$632,001 - $790,000||7.14%|
|$790,001 - $1,185,000||27.35%|
|$1,185,001 - $1,580,000||28.43%|
|PEOPLE OF REDWOOD CITY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.43%|
|5 TO 17||17.37%|
|18 TO 24||7.10%|
|25 TO 34||15.08%|
|35 TO 54||31.08%|
|55 TO 64||10.68%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.27%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.89%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$81,955|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,063|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.59%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.11%)
Information Technology (3.39%)
Public Service (2.89%)
Real estate (2.51%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.19%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.66%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.39%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||11.43%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.29%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||40.46%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.79%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.22%)
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