Redwood City, CA

85,300 Population
19.5 square miles 4,260 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,260
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.7%
was 44.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
32.4%
was 30.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
22.5%
was 22.8%
Ranked 77th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 11.3%
Ranked 59th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.5
was 3.1
Ranked 6th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.8%
was 8.1%
Ranked 40th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$97,750
was $86,358
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.2
45.7
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
32,888
was 28,823
Ranked 81st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,821
was $1,620
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
392
was 380
 
Occupied Housing Units
31,716
was 28,091
 
Homeownership Rate
53.6%
was 51.1%
Ranked 72nd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 93
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,689.5
was 1,481.7
Ranked 65th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.4%
was 5.1%
Ranked 97th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
382
was 287
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.8
Ranked 115th 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
99.6%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 97.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.1%
was 87.5%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
46.4%
was 44.4%
Ranked 27th 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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