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Redding is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.
The community was named after Col John Read, patentee
The latitude of Redding is 41.304N. The longitude is -73.393W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 472 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,270.
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12% of Redding residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $50,687, compared with $21,587 nationally.
63% of Redding residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Redding include Georgetown Historic District (Redding) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Redding, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,138. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,365.
Libraries in Redding include Mark Twain Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Redding include Redding Pilot
The average commute time for Redding workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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