Redding, California Population 2021

94,558
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Redding is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 94,558, it is the 81st largest city in California and the 354th largest city in the United States. Redding is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 5.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89,861 in 2010. Redding reached it's highest population of 94,558 in 2021. Spanning over 61 miles, Redding has a population density of 1,585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Redding is $73,429 with a poverty rate of 17.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,075 per month, and the median house value is $264,900. The median age in Redding is 38.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Redding Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Redding was:

  • White: 84.21%
  • Asian: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Native American: 2.77%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Redding, California is 94,558, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 91,606.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 89,861.

Redding, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021180,8223710.21%
2020180,4513710.21%
2019180,0803710.21%
2018179,7093250.18%
2017179,3848130.45%
2016178,5712570.14%
2015178,314-530-0.30%
2014178,8444470.25%
2013178,3975220.29%
2012177,8752870.16%
2011177,5883140.18%
2010177,2740.00%

Redding Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,12084.21%
Asian4,5674.99%
Two or More Races3,9964.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5372.77%
Some Other Race1,9482.13%
Black or African American1,3781.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.04%
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Redding Population by Race

Redding Population Pyramid 2021

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Redding Median Age

38.1


Total

36.2


Male

40.2


Female

Redding Adults

There are 71,383 adults, (17,181 of whom are seniors) in Redding.

Redding Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Redding Sex Ratio

Female

47,523

51.89%

Male

44,057

48.11%

Redding Population by Age

Redding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Redding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family43.8%56.2%
Female37%63%
Male31.6%68.4%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Redding Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8362.4254.2
Married16,1363.0771
Non Family14,0911.3543.8
Female4,6653.237
Male1,9442.9731.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Redding Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3202.09%
9th to 12th Grade3,6475.77%
High School Graduate14,36422.74%
Some College20,10531.83%
Associates Degree7,49011.86%
Bachelors Degree10,66116.88%
Graduate Degree5,5818.84%
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Redding Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Redding Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White51,83648,64213,504
Hispanic4,9984,200898
Asian2,8852,3101,229
Multiple Races1,6171,468237
Native American1,4551,289158
Other Race1,093871270
Black829711190
Islander349

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.60%.

Redding Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,177$42,297$31,565
Less Than High School$21,338$25,677$15,063
High School Grad$31,282$38,540$25,884
Some College$32,042$38,525$29,331
Bachelors Degree$47,964$52,684$43,395
Graduate Degree$64,275$73,083$60,607

$36,177

Average Earnings

$42,297

Average Male

$31,565

Average Female

Redding Earnings by Educational Attainment

Redding Language by Age

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Redding Language

90.34% of Redding residents speak only English, while 9.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Redding Language

Redding Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,07810,57915.31%
Hispanic9,4672,53926.82%
Asian4,4621,13225.37%
Multiple3,8781,02726.48%
Other1,86857830.94%
Native2,48839515.88%
Black1,29423718.32%
Islander1815.56%

17.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.53%

Male Poverty Rate

18.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Redding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Redding is Other, with 30.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Redding is Islander, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.98%.

Redding Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.43%
High School17.59%
Some College12.37%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%

Redding Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.01%
Male Unemployed33.28%
Female Employed9.51%
Male Employed8.54%

Redding Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Redding Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,278$73,429
Families$67,055$86,649
Married Families$80,091$100,884
Non Families$34,298$47,316
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Income by Household Type

Redding Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Redding Married by Age and Sex

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Redding Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Redding Marital Status by Race

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Redding Marital Status

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6,471

Number of Veterans

6,109

Male Veterans

362

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,625
Second Gulf War1,131
First Gulf War932
Korea798
World War II231

Redding Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,878
75+1,820
35 to 541,105
55 to 641,023
18 to 34645

Redding Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,9419.64%
Hispanic3535.46%
2 or More1818.26%
Black15214.95%
Asian712.09%
Indian684.13%
Other503.44%
Hawaiian823.53%

Redding Veterans by Race

Redding Veterans by Education

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6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Redding Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Redding Employment by Age

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Redding Employment by Race

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Redding Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.86%

Born in California

93.20%

Native Born

6.80%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.20% of Redding residents were born in the United States, with 68.86% having been born in California. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Redding Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202194,5589841.05%
202093,5749841.06%
201992,5909841.07%
201891,606810.09%
201791,5253220.35%
201691,2032400.26%
201590,963-157-0.17%
201491,1203470.38%
201390,7733760.42%
201290,3972170.24%
201190,1802850.32%
201089,8959,0301.06%
200080,86514,4031.98%
199066,46224,3594.67%
198042,10325,4449.72%
197016,6593,8862.69%
196012,7732,5172.22%
195010,2562,1472.38%
19408,1093,9216.83%
19304,1881,2263.52%
19202,962-610-1.86%
19103,5726261.95%
19002,9461,1254.93%
18901,8211,22111.74%
18806000.00%

Redding Population by Year