Redwood City

Redwood city’s claim to fame is “Climate Best by Government Test” and that is a pretty awesome claim! The US government did a search over the entire globe for what was the best climate and deemed that Redwood City was the winner. It is one of the larger cities on the peninsula at over 88,000 residents and almost 35 square miles spanning from out to the bay up to the hills at highway 280. There are 7 K-5 schools, 7 K-8 schools, 2 middle schools and it is served by both Sequoia and Woodside high schools. The city also serves as the county seat for San Mateo county. The courthouse square in the downtown area provides a beautiful gathering spot that hosts concerts in the Summer and various events throughout the year. Downtown Redwood City is a vibrant area with many fantastic eateries, bars, and various other shops, including a large movie theater.
 

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Overview for Redwood City, CA

83,905 people live in Redwood City, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $69,317. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

83,905

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,317

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Redwood City, CA

Redwood City has 30,020 households, with an average household size of 2.74. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Redwood City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 83,905 people call Redwood City home. The population density is 4,339.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

83,905

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37

Median Age

50.41 / 49.59%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,020

Total Households

2.74

Average Household Size

$69,317

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Redwood City, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Redwood City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
San Mateo County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
St Pius Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Wings Learning Center
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Rocketship Redwood City
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Montessori House Of Children
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Summit Preparatory Charter High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Roy Cloud Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Roosevelt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Our Lady Of Mt Carmel School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Redeemer Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Mateo County Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
McKinley Institute of Technology
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sequoia Preschool Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 11th
No rating available
Redwood Shores Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

Around Redwood City, CA

There's plenty to do around Redwood City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Baked By Renie, Slow Burn Eats, and Amanda Hogberg Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.11 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.08 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.36 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Redwood city’s claim to fame is “Climate Best by Government Test” and that is a pretty awesome claim! The US government did a search over the entire globe for what was the best climate and deemed that Redwood City was the winner. It is one of the larger cities on the peninsula at over 88,000 residents and almost 35 square miles spanning from out to the bay up to the hills at highway 280. There are 7 K-5 schools, 7 K-8 schools, 2 middle schools and it is served by both Sequoia and Woodside high schools. The city also serves as the county seat for San Mateo county. The courthouse square in the downtown area provides a beautiful gathering spot that hosts concerts in the Summer and various events throughout the year. Downtown Redwood City is a vibrant area with many fantastic eateries, bars, and various other shops, including a large movie theater.
 

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