Redwood City

Often hailed as one of the most scenic spots in California

Welcome to Redwood City

Offering beautiful parks and recreational facilities for residents and visitors of all ages
 
The oldest city on the Peninsula, Redwood City features the best of big-city living and outdoor amenities. With many beautiful parks and outdoor recreation spaces, Redwood City is often hailed as one of the most scenic spots in California. Enjoy waterfront views, or spend an afternoon on one of the area's many walking or hiking trails, discovering the wonders of nature.
 
Redwood City is home to many high-tech companies and has a thriving commercial district. This dichotomy means that there is always something going on in Redwood City. Through it all, the area maintains a strong sense of community that is palpable to residents and new visitors alike.

What to Love

  • Lots of large parks and areas for sports and outdoor recreation.
  • Many global technology companies call Redwood City home.
  • Beautifully-maintained residential areas with lots of attractive homes.

Local Lifestyle

Residents of all ages call Redwood City home, from retirees who love the culture and vibe of the city to families who are raising their children to appreciate the wonder around them. With so much going on in Redwood City on any given day, there's always something to do – from exciting outdoor festivals and parades to art gallery openings and wine tastings.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Foodies will love the wealth of options in Redwood City. Head to Vesta for delicious wood-fired pizza and small plates, along with an expansive beverage menu, or check out Angelicas for Latin American cuisine served in a beautiful space. Local bands take the stage almost every night, providing a lively backdrop for a memorable meal. For tasty breakfast options, Stacks is a low-key breakfast and brunch spot that even offers plant-based meal options.
 
Many eclectic shops and boutiques call Redwood City home, including The Record Man. This long-standing music store has thousands of records on hand, from blues standards to classic rock. Redwood City's strong community vibe means that there are festivals and food-centric events every year, as well as parades and openings.

Things to Do

Redwood City is known as an ideal destination for outdoor lovers, with many parks and natural spaces for exploration. Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve is one of Redwood City's most iconic spots, with nearly 500 acres of stunning scenery, including hiking paths and areas for birdwatching. This beautiful spot is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Art lovers will want to check out the Pulgas Water Temple, a monument with a striking reflective pool.
 
Red Morton Community Park is a popular gathering place, with picnic benches, play spaces, and great views in every direction. For wide open spaces, discover the Pulgas Ridge Preserve, a dog-friendly outdoor recreation space with lots of hiking trails. No matter how you choose to spend your days in Redwood City, you are bound to find lots of excitement and relaxation.
 
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Overview for Redwood City, CA

108,876 people live in Redwood City, where the median age is 39.3 and the average individual income is $66,629.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

108,876

Total Population

39.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$66,629.41

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Redwood City, CA

Redwood City has 37,909 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 108,876 people call Redwood City home. The population density is 4,204.72 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

108,876

Total Population

High

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

39.3

Median Age

49.71 / 50.29%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
37,909

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$66,629.41

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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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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

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