Redwood City, California 

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Population

84,466

+12.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$81,955

Median Home Price

$1,824,900

Median Age

37

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.6 / 7.3

summer / winter


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Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Redwood City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: San Mateo County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area
City: Redwood City
Zip Codes: 94061 94063 94062 94065
Cost of Living: 177.5% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Redwood City, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Redwood City is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redwood City jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Redwood City's cost of living is 177.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Redwood City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Redwood City, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Mateo county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.9% to 20.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Redwood City's population is 84,466 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Redwood City is Real Estate: $1,824,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%.

SCHOOLS
Redwood City public schools spend $10,474 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.5 students per teacher in Redwood City. More Education



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Housing Market in Redwood City

It's a good time to buy in Redwood City. Home Appreciation is up 13.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Redwood City is $1,824,900.
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Reviews for Redwood City   11 Reviews
A little bit of everything - 9/30/2021
(Caveating everything with "it's Bay Area prices") Redwood City is a large sprawling town where you can find just about anything you're looking for. There's great... Read More

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More Bang for one's Buck in Bay Area Terms - 12/28/2020
The entire Bay Area is ridiculous. You can't compare it to other areas. RWC is reasonably cheap for the area. I pay $5K for a rental townhouse in one of the many... Read More

Nice place, but being paved with apartments. - 10/7/2018
Lovely weather. Safe place to live (I live in Redwood Shores). The only thing that keeps this place from being 5 stars is the cost of housing. When you have to pay an... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA
94061 94063 94062 94065

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