Redwood City is the county seat of San Mateo County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 75,402.
Redwood City has following districts that were counted individually for the U.S. census: Emerald Lake Hills, North Fair Oaks
Geography\nRedwood City is located at 37°28'58" North, 122°14'10" West (37.482887, -122.236006)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 89.5 km² (34.6 mi²). 50.5 km² (19.5 mi²) of it is land and 39.1 km² (15.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 43.66% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census of 2000, there are 75,402 people, 28,060 households, and 17,902 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,494.5/km² (3,871.3/mi²). There are 28,921 housing units at an average density of 573.2/km² (1,484.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 68.97% White, 2.54% African American, 0.51% Native American, 8.91% Asian, 0.88% Pacific Islander, 13.97% from other races, and 4.22% from two or more races. 31.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 28,060 households out of which 31.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% are married couples living together, 9.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% are non-families. 27.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.20.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 37.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $66,748, and the median income for a family is $73,798. Males have a median income of $50,345 versus $41,125 for females. The per capita income for the city is $34,042. 6.0% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.3% are under the age of 18 and 6.3% are 65 or older.