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Population (year 2000): 75,402. Estimated population in July 2005: 73,114 (-3.0% change)
Males: 37,930 (50.3%), Females: 37,472 (49.7%)

San Mateo County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $66,748 (year 2000)
Median house value: $517,800 (year 2000)

Redwood City, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Redwood City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.9%)
  • Hispanic (31.2%)
  • Other race (14.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • Chinese (3.5%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Filipino (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.7%), Irish (10.4%), Italian (8.6%), English (8.0%), French (3.2%), United States (2.5%).

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Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 19.5 square miles

Redwood

For population 25 years and over in Redwood City

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Redwood City city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

30.1% Foreign born (18.1% Latin America, 6.7% Asia, 3.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,233 (+14.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Fremont, (17.9 miles RedwoodCity.WeCompareHotels.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (354.3 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Carlos, CA San (2.2 miles Fair Oaks, CA (2.3 miles North Lake Hills, CA (2.4 miles Emerald CA (3.0 miles Atherton, Menlo Park, CA (4.1 miles West Park, CA Menlo (4.4 miles CA Belmont, (4.5 miles CA Woodside, (4.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 100 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 1997: 147 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 1998: 200 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 1999: 59 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $94,300

Latitude: 37.48 N, Longitude: 122.24 W

Area code: 650


Redwood City, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.3%), Educational,health and social services (15.6%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,698 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,719 (24.8%)


 

Crime in Redwood City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 1 1 1 2 1
    per 100,000 5.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 2.7 1.3
Rapes 12 19 22 25 17 18
    per 100,000 15.9 25.2 29.2 33.2 22.5 23.9
Robberies 56 50 59 72 61 60
    per 100,000 74.3 66.3 78.2 95.5 80.9 79.6
Assaults 181 127 203 243 287 240
    per 100,000 240.0 168.4 269.2 322.3 380.6 318.3
Burglaries 258 234 472 307 383 359
    per 100,000 342.2 310.3 626.0 407.2 507.9 476.1
Thefts 1,740 1,516 1,297 1,640 1,590 1,738
    per 100,000 2307.6 2010.6 1720.1 2175.0 2108.7 2305.0
Auto thefts 153 146 152 194 217 376
    per 100,000 202.9 193.6 201.6 257.3 287.8 498.7
214.5 182.6 219.1 243.8 255.0 263.8


Average climate in Redwood City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Chris Aguila - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Feb 23, 1979), Donald Strickland - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Nov 24, 1980), Eric Byrnes - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Feb 16, 1976), Geoff Blum - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago White Sox, born: Apr 26, 1973), Roy Williams - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Aug 14, 1980), Rex Walheim - astronaut.


Main business address for: THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), MAXYGEN INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), ELECTRONIC ARTS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), REDWOOD MORTGAGE INVESTORS VII (MORTGAGE BANKERS & LOAN CORRESPONDENTS), AP PHARMA INC /DE/ (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), OPENWAVE SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), LQ CORP INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), NIKU CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE) and 13 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Redwood City:
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (1150 VETERANS BLVD)
  • SEQUOIA HOSPITAL (170 ALAMEDA DE LAS PLUGAS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Redwood City:
  • RECOVERY INN OF MENLO PARK (about 5 miles; MENLO PARK, CA)
  • SAN MATEO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SAN MATEO, CA)
  • STANFORD HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; STANFORD, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Redwood City, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Redwood City:
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 13 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 17 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; ID: SJC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Redwood City:
  • SAN CARLOS (about 2 miles; SAN CARLOS, CA; ID: SQL)
  • PALO ALTO ARPT OF SANTA CLARA CO (about 10 miles; PALO ALTO, CA; ID: PAO)
  • HAYWARD EXECUTIVE (about 15 miles; HAYWARD, CA; ID: HWD)

Amtrak stations near Redwood City:
  • 14 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SAN FRANCISCO INT'L AIRPO (SAN BRUNO, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HAYWARD (22555 MEEKLAND AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 66 $528,508 $96,092 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $26,694 $64,065 0 $0
Sewerage 17 $95,640 $67,510 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 105 $464,991 $53,141 87 $86,992
Housing and Community Development(Local) 50 $313,797 $75,311 4 $10,034
Streets and Highways 4 $21,706 $65,118 0 $0
Water Supply 29 $165,603 $68,525 1 $786
Local Libraries 37 $197,473 $64,045 91 $101,651
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   22 $12,821
Financial Administration 29 $196,377 $81,259 4 $8,010
Other Government Administration 31 $191,611 $74,172 13 $18,930
Police Protection - Officers 96 $803,682 $100,460 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $27,520 $110,080 0 $0
Police - Other 45 $239,993 $63,998 11 $15,832
Solid Waste Management 25 $135,530 $65,054 0 $0
Totals for Government 542 $3,409,126 $75,478 233 $255,057


Colleges/Universities in Redwood City:
  • CANADA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,438; Location: 4200 FARM HILL BLVD; Public; Website: canadacollege.net)
  • SAN MATEO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION-REG OCC PROG (Location: 101 TWIN DOLPHIN DR; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Redwood City:
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; STANFORD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,955)
  • COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO (about 8 miles; SAN MATEO, CA; FT enrollment: 5,619)
  • FOOTHILL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 7,415)
  • CHABOT COLLEGE (about 14 miles; HAYWARD, CA; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • SKYLINE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; SAN BRUNO, CA; FT enrollment: 4,335)
  • DE ANZA COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CUPERTINO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,197)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-HAYWARD (about 18 miles; HAYWARD, CA; FT enrollment: 9,988)
Public high schools in Redwood City:
  • SEQUOIA HIGH (Students: 1,549; Location: 1201 BREWSTER AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • REDWOOD HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 273; Location: 1968 OLD COUNTRY ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • AURORA HIGH (Students: 82; Location: 656 BAIR ISLAND RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SUMMIT PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 201 MARSHALL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SEQUOIA DISTRICT COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 25; Location: 2600 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Redwood City:
  • WEST BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 172; Location: 233 TOPAZ ST.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • JANET WHERRY ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 570 EL CAMINO REAL #150-414; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Redwood City:
  • KENNEDY (JOHN F.) MIDDLE (Students: 986; Location: 2521 GOODWIN AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOOVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 834; Location: 701 CHARTER ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CLIFFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 750; Location: 225 CLIFFORD AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 685; Location: 101 TWIN DOLPHIN DR.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CLOUD (ROY) ELEMENTARY (Students: 633; Location: 3790 RED OAK WAY; Grades: KG - 08)
  • TAFT ELEMENTARY (Students: 561; Location: 10TH AVE. AND BAY ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SANDPIPER ELEMENTARY (Students: 526; Location: 801 REDWOOD SHORES PKWY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIR OAKS ELEMENTARY (Students: 517; Location: 2950 FAIR OAKS AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH STAR ACADEMY (ELEM) (Students: 489; Location: 400 DUANE ST.; Grades: 03 - 08)
  • FORD (HENRY) ELEMENTARY (Students: 486; Location: 2498 MASSACHUSETTS AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Redwood City:
  • OUR LADY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 301 GRAND STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 1100 WOODSIDE ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 468 GRAND STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 142; Location: 1305 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SEQUOIA PRESCHOOL KINDERGARTEN (Students: 96; Location: 2323 EUCLID AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • REDWOODS INTERNAT MONT HSE CHL (Students: 40; Location: 2000 WOODSIDE RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THUMBELINA NURSERY (Students: 27; Location: 20 HORGAN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • J WEINGARTEN PENIN SCH/DEAF (Students: 19; Location: 3518 JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GREENOAKS MONTESSORI (Students: 8; Location: 1803 ALAMEDA; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Redwood City:
  • REDWOOD CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,427,021; Location: 1044 MIDDLEFIELD RD; 212,402 books; 15,384 audio materials; 12,262 video materials; 854 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Redwood City: Emerald Hills Golf Course (A), Redwood Marina (B), Redwood City Municipal Services Center (C), Press Wireless Radio Station (D), Docktown Marina (E), Fair Oaks Branch Redwood City Public Library (F), San Mateo County Courthouse (G), San Mateo County Government Center (H), Schaberg Branch Redwood City Public Library (I), Sequoia Hospital Health Sciences Library (J), Redwood City City Hall (K), Redwood City Public Library (L).

Shopping Centers: Jefferson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Woodside Plaza Shopping Center (2), Woodside Manor Shopping Center (3), Redwood Plaza Shopping Center (4), Mervyns Plaza Shopping Center (5), Circle Star Shopping Center (6), Community Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Redwood City include: Peninsula Covenant Church (A), Mount Alverno Convent (B), Redeemer Lutheran Church (C).

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Upper Emerald Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ojo De Agua, Arroyo (A), Pulgas Creek (B), Redwood Creek (C), Belmont Creek (D).

Parks in Redwood City include: Linden Park (1), Dave Beeger Park (2), Andrew Spinas Park (3), Stulsaft Park (4), Wellesley Park (5), Palm Park (6), Maddux Park (7), Belmont Sports Complex (8), Fleishman Park (9).

Post offices: Downtown Station Redwood City Post Office (A), Redwood City Post Office (B).


Redwood City compared to California state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Redwood City:
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Redwood City:
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCSM (91.1 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCEA (89.1 FM; ATHERTON, CA; Owner: MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Redwood City:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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