Redwood City employment information

IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$42,063$29,906$28,555
Median household income$81,955$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$116,277$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$60,139$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$45,214$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$37,987$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level8.6%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Redwood City is 47% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Redwood City is 53% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Redwood City is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Redwood City is 45% lower than the national average.

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Redwood City median earnings by income bracket

Redwood City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector10.4%0.6%
Financial & insurance services4.5%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%11.4%
Public administration3.0%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.3%
Education, health & social services13.0%31.7%

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Redwood City, CA79,736$81,95553%

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Source: The Redwood City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.