Redding Metro Area, California 

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Population

179,027

+1.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$44,556

Median Home Price

$343,000

Median Age

41.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.0 / 6.0

summer / winter

United States / California / Redding Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Redding Metro Area, California

Small town - Northern California, at the north end of the Central Valley. June, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Redding metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: Shasta
Metro Area: Redding Metro Area
City: Redding, Anderson, 22 total
Zip Codes: 96003, 96001, 96002, 96007, 96022, 96019, 96013, 96088, 96073, 96056, 28 total
Cost of Living: 5.9% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 342 ft above sea level

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Redding, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Mild winters
Outdoor recreation
Revitalizing economy
Cons
Educational attainment
Summer heat
Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Redding Metro Area

Redding is located along I-5 between the Central Valley and the mountainous region to the north into Oregon. Although the nearby mountain ranges and hilly terrain give a different physical appearance from other Valley towns, Redding shares many of the same concerns of the others – challenged economy, high cost of living and housing, and little to do. But there are some signs of an upswing.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Redding Metro Area is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redding Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Redding Metro Area's cost of living is 5.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Redding Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Redding metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Redding metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.4% to 32.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Redding Metro Area's population is 179,027 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Redding Metro Area is Real Estate: $343,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.3%.

SCHOOLS
Redding Metro Area public schools spend $11,390 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.2 students per teacher in Redding Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Redding

It's a good time to buy in Redding. Home Appreciation is up 20.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Redding is $343,000.
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ZIP CODES IN REDDING METRO AREA, CALIFORNIA
96003, 96001, 96002, 96007, 96022, 96019, 96013, 96088, 96073, 96056, 28 total

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