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Redway, California - Basic Facts

The Redway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,234 as of July 1, 2016. Redway ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Redway is located at latitude 40.1228 and longitude -123.8165 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Redway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Redway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409154) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Redway Census Designated Place is located within Garberville CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Redway, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,234
Population in Households 1,199
Population in Familes 841
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 987
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $270,109
Average Home Value $257,886


Median Household Income $35,191
Average Household Income $46,958
Per Capita Income $21,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.1%
Households -0.09% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Redway, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redway to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 992 35th
Population Density1 # 774 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1264 17th
Median Household Income # 1337 12th
Per Capita Income # 1071 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.