Redwood City

The City is located in the Bay Area 25 miles south of San Francisco and 25 miles north of San Jose. Redwood City is home to approximately 76,000 people. It is the oldest bayside city in San Mateo County, incorporated in 1867, and has been the County Seat since 1856. Redwood City combines residential, commercial and service industries It’s waterfront provides a yacht harbor and the only deep water port in the south bay.

Areas

Facts

  • Single-Family Housing Units: 17,344
  • Multi-Family Housing Units: 11,823 + 600 under construction
  • Median Household Size: 2.7
  • Vacant: Rental – 5.3%
  • Occupied: Rental – 94.7%
  • Median Gross Rent: 1 Bedroom – $2,260 2 Bedroom – $3,027
  • Median Home Price: $1,320,000
  • Population: 82,881

Important Phone Numbers

  • Redwood City – San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce: (650) 364-1722
  • City of Redwood City: (650) 780-7000
  • County of San Mateo: (650) 363-4000
  • Department of Motor Vehicles: (650) 368-2837
  • Redwood Post Office: (800) 275-8777
  • Redwood City School District: (650) 423-2200
  • Sequoia High School District: (650)369-1411
  • Canada College: (650) 306-3100
  • Redwood City Public Library: (650) 780-7018
  • Redwood City Parks/Recreation & Community Services: (650) 780-7250
  • Caltrain & Samtrans: (800) 660-4287
  • Redwood City Police Department: (650) 780-7118
  • Redwood City Fire Department: (650) 780-7400

Important Numbers For New Residents & New Businesses

Hospitals

  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Center: (650) 299-2000
  • Sequoia Hospital: (650) 369-5811
  • Stanford Hospital & Clinics Redwood City Medicine Outpatient Center: (650) 498-3333
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation: (650) 853-6600

Waste & Recycling Services

  • Allied Waste Services: (650) 592-2411
  • Recology: (650) 558-9575

Water Hook Up

  • Redwood City Public Works: (650) 780-7210

Gas & Electricity

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company: (800) 743-5000

Telephone & Cable Service

  • AT&T Business Customers: (800) 750-2355
  • AT&T Residential Customers: (800) 310-2355
  • Comcast High-Speed Internet: (888) 262-6300
  • Comcast Cable: (800) 945-2288
  • Astound Broadband: 800-4-ASTOUND