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Redway, California - Basic Facts

The Redway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,239 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Redway, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,239
Daytime Population: Workers 552
Daytime Population: Residents 704
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,204
Population in Familes 843
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 991
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $35,053
Average Household Income $47,059
Per Capita Income $21,533


Total Housing Units 679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $270,183
Average Home Value $270,944


Total Households 556
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.19%
Households 0.12% 0.18%
Families 0.19% 0.2%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

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, 2017 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 # 996 34th
Population Density # 774 49th
Diversity Index # 1252 17th
Median Household Income # 1351 11th
Per Capita Income # 1097 28th

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