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Redwood City, CA

  • Population: 76,000
  • Median Household Income: $72,679.00
  • Median Age: 37.9
  • County: San Mateo
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Boom Towns

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 65.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 49.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 32.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 50.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 44.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 37.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $72,679.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 11.0% American Community Survey
Population 76,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 37.9 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 11.0% American Community Survey
White 78.0% American Community Survey
African-American 3.0% American Community Survey
Asian 9.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 36.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 20.5% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $147,396,415.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $6,277,300.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 261 Internal Revenue Service
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $10,014,719.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $27,277,237.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $4,502,749.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $15,420,566.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $1,458,035.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Democrats 50.47% California Secretary of State
Registered Voters 35,912 California Secretary of State
Republicans 23.69% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.8% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.49% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 22.12% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 22.9 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 5.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 41.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 20.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 336 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 221 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 8.1% California Employment Development Department
Self-Employed 13.0% Association of Bay Area Governments
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 0 California Department of Industrial Relations
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 1 California Department of Industrial Relations
Talent Agents 1 California Department of Industrial Relations
Veterinarians 37 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Landscape Architects 11 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Liquor Licenses 69 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Safeway 2 Safeway
Whole Foods 1 Whole Foods
Target 1 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Montessori Schools 2 American Montessori Society
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 3 California State Library
Charter Schools 1 California Department of Education
Private Schools 6 California Department of Education
Public Schools 13 California Department of Education
Community Colleges 1 California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Funeral Establishments 5 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Federally-funded health centers 5 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Planned Parenthood Locations 1 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 29,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 6.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 34.0% American Community Survey
Mobile Homes 1.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 12.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 46.0% American Community Survey
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 1 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 1 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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