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Redding, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Redding had a population of 91,755 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Redding is located at latitude 40.5674 and longitude -122.3648 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the City of Redding (see map below) encompass a land area of 59.65 sq. miles and a water area of 1.53 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 564 feet.

The City of Redding (GNIS ID: 2411531) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Redding is located within Redding CCD of Shasta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redding population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Redding: Latona, Reading.

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


Total Population 91,755
Daytime Population: Workers 50,749
Daytime Population: Residents 53,791
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 104,540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 89,637
Population in Familes 68,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,118
Population Density2 1,538
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $47,310
Average Household Income $67,000
Per Capita Income $27,596


Total Housing Units 39,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,834 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,859 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,812 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $300,057
Average Home Value $346,212


Total Households 36,693
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 23,234
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 0.29% 0.38%
Households 0.21% 0.35%
Families 0.27% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Redding, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redding 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 # 86 94th
Population Density # 670 56th
Diversity Index # 1121 26th
Median Household Income # 1018 33rd
Per Capita Income # 826 46th

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