Demographics, Land Use, Transportation & More
For more than 125 years, Redlands has been known as a community that celebrates its past and embraces its future. Early on, agriculture prospered with the navel orange, and many citrus groves can still be found in Redlands today.
Over the years, the City has earned a well-deserved reputation as a cultural and educational leader. Incorporated in 1888, community leaders have continually set high standards for housing, business, education and recreation.
Since its founding in 1881, Redlands remains a city positioned for continued economic success!
Here’s a quick data snapshot of Redlands:
Median Age: 38.2 yrs.
Per Capita Income: $44,772
Median Household (HH) Income: $88,575
Average HH Income: $125,068
HH Income over $100k: 41.5%
College Graduates (Bachelor’s degree or higher): 46%
Net Assessed Valuation (2020-21): $10.9 billion
Taxable Sales (2020-21): $2.3 billion
Businesses in Redlands will find a diverse workforce that is comprised of recent college graduates and entry level candidates; service and hospitality staff members; skilled manufacturing workers; and experienced administrative and management professionals.
|Total Employment: 39,649||Annual Unemployment Rate: 5.3%|
|Housing Units: 27,754
Median Home Price: $610,217
Average Apartment Rent: $12,171*
City 36.25 sq. mi.
The top three consumer profiles for residents living in the City of Redlands include Exurbanites, the Young and Restless, and Comfortable Empty Nesters. These tapestry segments are based on socioeconomic and demographic data provided by Esri.
- represent 17.8% (4,579 HH) of residents living in the City of Redlands.
- represent 9.1% (2,330 HH) of residents living in the City of Redlands.
- represent 7.9% (2,030 HH) of residents living in the City of Redlands.
Redlands has excellent educational facilities, including the University of Redlands, one of the nation’s leading private universities; four (4) high schools (including one alternative high school); four (4) middle schools; and sixteen (16) elementary schools. There are also more than fifteen top-rated private and public colleges/universities within a 45-minute drive.
Redlands residents and visitors have a variety of cultural and recreational amenities to choose from including a vibrant historic downtown; challenging 18-hole golf course; four performing arts theaters/amphitheaters; six museums; nature preserve; 18 city parks; a 36-acre sports complex; nearly 30 miles of hiking and equestrian trails; and over 36 miles of Class I, II and III bicycle paths.
The Redlands Police Department employs over 85 sworn officers and approximately 40 civilian personnel operating under a Risk Focused Policing (RFP) policy. The Redlands Fire Department maintains quality fire and emergency response services from its four strategically placed fire stations.