Redding, California Population 2020

92,562

Redding is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 92,562, it is the 85th largest city in California and the 364th largest city in the United States. Redding is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89,861 in 2010. Spanning over 61 miles, Redding has a population density of 1,552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Redding is $70,260 with a poverty rate of 17.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,037 per month, and the median house value is $253,700. The median age in Redding is 38.6 years, 36.6 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males.

Redding Demographics

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

  • White: 85.30%
  • Asian: 4.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Native American: 2.18%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Redding, California is 92,562, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 91,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 89,861.

Redding, California Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020181,0425010.28%
2019180,5415010.28%
2018180,0405010.28%
2017179,5399580.53%
2016178,5812200.12%
2015178,361-544-0.30%
2014178,9055040.28%
2013178,4015330.30%
2012177,8682960.17%
2011177,5722950.17%
2010177,2770.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,90385.30%
Asian4,3194.73%
Two or More Races3,8124.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9912.18%
Some Other Race1,9082.09%
Black or African American1,3631.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.03%

Redding Population Pyramid 2020

Redding Median Age

38.6


Total

36.6


Male

40.5


Female

Redding Adults

There are 71,353 adults, (17,290 of whom are seniors) in Redding.

Redding Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Redding Sex Ratio

Female

47,581

52.10%

Male

43,746

47.90%

Redding Households and Families

Redding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Redding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All53.3%46.7%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Male37.8%62.2%
Female31.2%68.8%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,3472.4453.3
Married15,9423.0670.7
Non Family13,6531.3643.1
Female4,9223.2331.2
Male1,8303.1437.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Redding Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3312.12%
9th to 12th Grade3,8386.10%
High School Graduate14,07922.39%
Some College19,55331.10%
Associates Degree7,57112.04%
Bachelors Degree10,66916.97%
Graduate Degree5,8369.28%

Redding Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,23748,63913,848
Hispanic4,7043,954900
Asian2,7132,2921,100
Multiple Races1,6041,438310
Native American1,125975119
Other Race1,023803204
Black822707232
Islander3112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,854$40,713$30,458
Less Than High School$20,323$25,417$14,640
High School Grad$30,829$36,825$25,693
Some College$30,846$36,262$26,911
Bachelors Degree$43,759$51,096$40,281
Graduate Degree$63,584$73,700$59,458

$33,854

Average Earnings

$40,713

Average Male

$30,458

Average Female

Redding Language

Redding Language by Age

Redding Language

90.75% of Redding residents speak only English, while 9.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Redding Poverty

Redding Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,97011,06715.82%
Hispanic9,1272,49027.28%
Asian4,2241,06725.26%
Multiple3,66388924.27%
Other1,85048326.11%
Black1,28642432.97%
Native1,92226013.53%
Islander2428.33%

17.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.71%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Redding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Redding is Black, with 32.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Redding is Islander, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.82%
High School18.30%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.87%
Female Unemployed38.31%
Female Employed10.21%
Male Employed8.51%

Redding Income

Redding Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,579$70,260
Families$63,409$82,775
Married Families$75,585$97,258
Non Families$30,180$44,925

Redding Marital Status

Redding Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Redding Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Redding Marital Status by Race

Redding Veterans

6,614

Number of Veterans

6,231

Male Veterans

383

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,690
Second Gulf War1,037
Korea830
First Gulf War814
World War II258
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,925
75+1,894
55 to 641,041
35 to 541,013
18 to 34741
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1429.89%
Hispanic2734.45%
Black18418.04%
2 or More1456.65%
Other584.05%
Indian382.90%
Asian371.13%
Hawaiian1032.26%

$Redding Veterans by Education

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Redding Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Redding Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.30%

Born in California

93.39%

Native Born

6.61%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.39% of Redding residents were born in the United States, with 68.30% having been born in California. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202092,5623950.43%
201992,1673950.43%
201891,7721670.18%
201791,6053950.43%
201691,2102200.24%
201590,990-161-0.18%
201491,1513760.41%
201390,7753780.42%
201290,3972210.25%
201190,1762760.31%
201089,9009,0351.06%
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%