Redwood City, CA

84,965 Population
19.5 square miles 4,367.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,367.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.2%
was 45.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
36.2%
was 32.4%
Ranked 30th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
20.5%
was 22.5%
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 12.8%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.1
was 3.1
Ranked 3rd Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.6%
was 9.8%
Ranked 40th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$90,461
was $97,750
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.6
48.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.2
was 1.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
225.1
was 238.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,182.1
was 2,347.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,842
was 32,888
Ranked 90th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$2,151
was $1,821
Ranked 12th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
392
was 380
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,293
was 31,716
 
Homeownership Rate
46.1%
was 53.6%
Ranked 102nd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 93
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,598.3
was 1,689.5
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
3.3%
was 7.4%
Ranked 137th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
382
was 287
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.6
Ranked 101st Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
13.6
was 12.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.8
was 4.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 99.6%
Ranked 72nd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
Ranked 59th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.8%
was 84.1%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.1%
was 46.4%
Ranked 26th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
92.7%
was 93.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.9%
was 1.9%
 
Revenue
 
$219,455,146
$184,764,045
 
Expenditure
 
$180,149,948
$179,298,520
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,648
was $2,285
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,174
was $2,217
 

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