Redwood City demographics profile

StatisticRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,28023291
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%
Redwood City, CA has a population of 82,595 and is the 417th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,280 per sq mi which is 1742% higher than the California average and 4624% higher than the national average. The median age in Redwood City is 37 which is approximately 3% higher than the California average of 36. In Redwood City, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 53% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 50% of Redwood City residents were born in California, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 33% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Redwood City is 1742% 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 or African American.
  • In Redwood City 13.11% of the population is Asian.

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Redwood City population breakdown by race

RaceRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Black or African American2.25%5.85%12.63%
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.

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