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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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Median household income
Local
$104,137
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Redding demographic reports
Redding is on the Saugatuck River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1991 movie, "Other People's Money"
· 1968 movie, "Rachel, Rachel"
Nearby parks & recreation: Huntington State Park, Putnam Memorial Park
Historic sites and museums: Putnam Memorial Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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63% of Redding residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Redding include Georgetown Historic District (Redding) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Redding, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,138.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,365.


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Libraries in Redding include Mark Twain Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Redding include Redding Pilot

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The average commute time for Redding workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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