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Redding is a city in Shasta County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after B.B. Redding, land agent for the railroad.
The latitude of Redding is 40.586N. The longitude is -122.39W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,579.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Redding demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shasta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Redding area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96002 ZIP code.
16% of Redding residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Redding ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Redding was $18,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Redding residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Redding, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,073.
Libraries in Redding include Shasta County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Redding include Redding Record Searchlight
TV stations in Redding include KIXE, KRCR.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KFPR.
Shasta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Redding political report.
The average commute time for Redding workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 25 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Redding between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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