Demographics

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City of Redwood City, 2000 Census Profile

TOTAL POPULATION 75,402 100%
Male 37,930 50.30%
Female 37,472 49.70%
   
AGE    
Under 5 years 5,679 7.50%
5 to 9 years 5,085 6.70%
10 to 14 years 4,309 5.70%
15 to 19 years 3,979 5.30%
20 to 24 years 4,741 6.30%
25 to 34 years 14,250 18.90%
35 to 44 years 13,935 18.50%
45 to 54 years 9,981 13.20%
55 to 59 years 3,342 4.40%
60 to 64 years 2,410 3.20%
65 to 74 years 3,573 4.70%
75 to 84 years 3,001 4%
85 years and over 1,117 1.50%
   
Median age (years) 34.8 (X)
   
18 years and over 57,911 76.80%
Male 29,011 38.50%
Female 28,900 38.30%
21 years and over 55,469 73.60%
62 years and over 9,009 11.90%
65 years and over 7,691 10.20%
Male 3,055 4.10%
Female 4,636 6.10%
   
RACE    
One race 72,221 95.80%
White 52,008 69%
Black or African American 1,916 2.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native 384 0.50%
Asian 6,715 8.90%
Asian Indian 1,145 1.50%
Chinese 2,662 3.50%
Filipino 1,187 1.60%
Japanese 644 0.90%
Korean 314 0.40%
Vietnamese 304 0.40%
Other Asian 459 0.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 663 0.90%
Native Hawaiian 76 0.10%
Guamanian or Chamorro 32 0%
Samoan 77 0.10%
Other Pacific Islander 478 0.60%
Some other race 10,535 14%
Two or more races 3,181 4.20%
   
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
White 54,749 72.60%
Black or African American 2,298 3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 874 1.20%
Asian 7,731 10.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 962 1.30%
Some other race 12,174 16.10%
   
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 75,402 100%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 23,557 31.20%
Mexican 16,450 21.80%
Puerto Rican 264 0.40%
Cuban 157 0.20%
Other Hispanic or Latino 6,686 8.90%
Not Hispanic or Latino 51,845 68.80%
White alone 40,656 53.90%
   
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 75,402 100%
In households 73,475 97.40%
Householder 28,060 37.20%
Spouse 13,810 18.30%
Child 20,219 26.80%
Own child under 18 years 15,675 20.80%
Other relatives 5,440 7.20%
Under 18 years 1,379 1.80%
Nonrelatives 5,946 7.90%
Unmarried partner 1,673 2.20%
In group quarters 1,927 2.60%
Institutionalized population 1,481 2%
Noninstitutionalized population 446 0.60%
   
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 28,060 100%
Family households (families) 17,902 63.80%
With own children under 18 years 8,785 31.30%
Married-couple family 13,810 49.20%
With own children under 18 years 6,701 23.90%
Female householder, no husband present 2,784 9.90%
With own children under 18 years 1,519 5.40%
Nonfamily households 10,158 36.20%
Householder living alone 7,618 27.10%
Householder 65 years and over 2,250 8%
   
Households with individuals under 18 years 9,518 33.90%
Households with individuals 65 years and over 5,529 19.70%
   
Average household size 2.62 (X)
Average family size 3.2 (X)
   
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 28,921 100%
Occupied housing units 28,060 97%
Vacant housing units 861 3%
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 227 0.80%
   
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 0.4 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 2.3 (X)
   
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 28,060 100%
Owner-occupied housing units 14,861 53%
Renter-occupied housing units 13,199 47%
   
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.61 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.63 (X)

                         US Census Bureau

 

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