Redding, California Population 2022

94,361
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Redding is a city located in Shasta County California. It is also the county seat of Shasta County. With a 2020 population of 94,361, it is the 83rd largest city in California and the 378th largest city in the United States. Redding is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,611 in 2020. Spanning over 61 miles, Redding has a population density of 1,582 people per square mile.

The average household income in Redding is $73,429 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,112 per month, and the median house value is $274,800. The median age in Redding is 38.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Redding Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Reddingwas:

  • White: 82.38%
  • Two or more races: 6.38%
  • Asian: 4.74%
  • Native American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 2.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Redding, California is 94,361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 93,611.

Redding, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Redding Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,81082.38%
Black or African American1,3251.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3792.59%
Asian4,3604.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.04%
Some Other Race2,2442.44%
Two or More Races5,8736.38%
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Redding Population by Race

Redding Population Pyramid 2022

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Redding Median Age

38.2


Total

36.3


Male

40.3


Female

Redding Adults

There are 71,473 adults, (17,746 of whom are seniors) in Redding.

Redding Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Redding Sex Ratio

Female

47,533

51.65%

Male

44,492

48.35%

Redding Population by Age

Redding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Redding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Male40.7%59.3%
Female39.6%60.4%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Redding Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,3652.4655.4
Married16,1793.0771.6
Male2,0632.940.7
Female4,6263.2739.6
Non Family13,4971.3943.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Redding Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4632.30%
9th to 12th Grade3,8976.12%
High School Graduate14,80623.27%
Some College20,56832.32%
Associates Degree6,85110.77%
Bachelors Degree10,56816.61%
Graduate Degree5,4768.61%
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Redding Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Redding Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,8912,2971,133
2+ Races2,3582,220609
White51,76748,21513,136
Black762638168
Other Race1,3661,139274
Hispanic5,1054,284930
Native American1,4151,26184
Islander349

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.19%.

Redding Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,251$44,369$32,151
Less Than 9th Grade$25,176$30,317$16,058
High School Graduate$32,952$39,874$28,804
Some College$33,584$40,067$30,048
Bachelors Degree$51,057$57,208$44,138
Graduate Degree$66,888$75,407$62,500

$37,251

Average Earnings

$44,369

Average Male

$32,151

Average Female

Redding Earnings by Educational Attainment

Redding Language by Age

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Redding Language

90.16% of Redding residents speak only English, while 9.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Redding Language

Redding Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian4,1931,20628.76%
Hispanic9,6761,84119.03%
Multiple5,7541,05018.25%
Black1,23020516.67%
Islander18316.67%
White68,63910,34315.07%
Native2,32732814.10%
Other505NaN%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Redding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Redding is Asian, with 28.76% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.82%.

Redding Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.06%
High School17.09%
Some College11.64%
Bachelors or Greater8.79%

Redding Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.30%
Male Unemployed31.80%
Female Employed9.40%
Female Unemployed26.60%

Redding Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Redding Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,098$75,496
Families$68,340$88,032
Married Families$81,620-
Non Families$36,162$48,614
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Income by Household Type

Redding Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 45-54.

Redding Marital Status by Race

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Redding Marital Status

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6,510

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,335
First Gulf War907
Vietnam2,252
Korea642
World War II483

Redding Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34843
35 to 541,062
55 to 641,037
65 to 741,699
75+1,869

Redding Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,9679.81%
Black12413.58%
Native American945.98%
Asian792.35%
Islander617.65%
Other Race513.06%
2+ Races1896.13%
Hispanic3825.90%

Redding Veterans by Race

Redding Veterans by Education

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6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Redding Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

6%

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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68.54%

Born in Redding

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

3.67%

Non Citizen

3.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Redding residents were born in the United States, with 68.54% having been born in California. 3.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Redding Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18806000.00%
18901,8211,22111.74%
19002,9461,1254.93%
19103,5726261.95%
19202,962-610-1.86%
19304,1881,2263.52%
19408,1093,9216.83%
195010,2562,1472.38%
196012,7732,5172.22%
197016,6593,8862.69%
198042,10325,4449.72%
199066,46224,3594.67%
200080,86514,4031.98%
201089,8618,9961.06%
201190,2363750.42%
201290,6113750.42%
201390,9863750.41%
201491,3613750.41%
201591,7363750.41%
201692,1113750.41%
201792,4863750.41%
201892,8613750.41%
201993,2363750.40%
202093,6113750.40%
202193,9863750.40%
202294,3613750.40%

Redding Population by Year