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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Reddingwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Redding
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.