StatisticRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Population82,59539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,28025691
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Redwood City is 1572% higher than California
  • The median age in Redwood City is 3% higher than California
  • In Redwood City 63.10% of the population is White
  • In Redwood City 2.25% of the population is Black
  • In Redwood City 13.11% of the population is Asian

Compare Redwood City, CA Demographics

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      Redwood City population breakdown by race

      RaceRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
      White63.10%61.26%73.35%
      Black2.25%5.85%12.63%
      Asian13.11%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.54%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.67%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.32%4.62%3.06%
      Other race16.01%13.28%4.75%
      In Redwood City, 38.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Redwood City age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Redwood City, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).